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The Certified Institutional Protection Manager (CIPM) program provides the latest information for managers, directors, administrators, or others responsible for cultural property protection, human safety, and security in a cultural institution of any size or scope.
To receive the International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection’s CIPM certification, attendees must pass a background check, participate in the online course, and successfully complete written examination. Qualification forms, background check authorization, and additional instructions will be e-mailed upon receipt of registration. Upon successful completion of the final exam, participants will be awarded CIPM certification. (Students may attend the course without intending to apply for certification.)
The International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection (IFCPP) offers certification for persons working in, or responsible for, cultural property protection. Their multi-tiered program applies to security officers, supervisors, directors, administrators, facility managers, human resources staff, curators, registrars, librarians, and others who wish to gain crucial information and education about the latest methods available in protecting cultural, educational, and public institutions. CIPM and CIPS certifications are recognized by leading institutions and organizations, including the American Association of Museums (AAM), the American Library Association (ALA), and ASIS International (formerly the American Society for Industrial Security). Attendance provides recertification points for several organizations.Course Outline:
Cultural Protection Manual by Steve Layne (provided with the course)
Participants in Security II - Certified Institutional Protection Manager work at their own pace through sections and interact with the instructor through live chats. Instructor Steve Layne is available at scheduled times during the course for support. The program includes video training, the Cultural Protection Manual, and a six-month trial membership to the International Federation for Cultural Property Protection (IFCPP).
To reserve a spot in the course, please pay at http://www.collectioncare.org/tas/tas.html If you have trouble please contact Helen Alten at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stevan P. Layne is the principal consultant and chief executive of Layne Consultants International, a leading provider of cultural property protection advice. Steve is a former police chief, public safety director and museum security director. He is the author of The Cultural Property Protection Manual, and the Business Survival Guide. Steve regularly presents to professional associations and has consulted with more than 400 museums and other institutions. Steve is the founding director of the International Foundation for Cultural Property Protection and responsible for the professional training and certification of more than 1,000 museum professionals. For more information visit his web site Layne Consultants International
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