Managing Projects Effectively CEU


PRICE: $75 for ESA members/ $105 for non-members (NOTE: Membership will be validated post purchase)

This three-hour online course provides students with techniques related to the security industry professional. This course covers project management approaches, auditing and responsibilities. There are discussions on facilitation and decision-making, as well as, Return On Investment, Total Cost of Ownership, Total Cost to Use and Total Cost to Lease and how to differentiate and calculate for each. 

Pricing Info:

ESA Members receive a discount on National Training School courses. You will have the option to update the price based on your ESA membership status once the item has been added to your cart.  ESA Membership will be validated post purchase.

What to Expect in the Online Course:

The course is delivered using a presentation style that is built off the exact same content covered in our instructor led course.  The presentation includes text,audio, graphics, videos and activities to help you absorb the information presented. This course has a short quiz at the end which you will be required to pass with a 70% or greater to complete the course.  

NOTE:  Not all state regulatory agencies allow online courses for licensing or CEUs.  Please check with your licensing agency prior to taking this course for licensing.

State Approvals:

AL-Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure (AESBL)

LA-Louisiana Office of the State Fire Marshal: Life Safety & Property Protection Advisory Board (LSPPA)

Louisville, KY-Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD)

MS-Mississippi Office of the State Fire Marshal: Electronic Protection Systems Division

TX-Texas Department of Public Safety: Private Security Bureau (TX DPS-PSB)


3 hours


Must spend 3 hours in class.

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Detailed Course Outline:

Course Learning Objectives

  • Define the role a Project Manager plays when working in the integrated physical securities market.
  • Apply different Project Management techniques and methodologies when managing projects.
  • Define the role an Auditor plays in the implementation of a project.
  • Apply Project Planning techniques when planning for a project.
  • Define the role of the Facilitator.
  • Apply the decision-making process.
  • Apply Facilitation techniques.
  • Understand Return on Investment (ROI) and how to calculate it.
  • Understand Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and the difference between TCO and ROI.
  • Differentiate between TCO and Total Cost of Acquisition (TCA).
  • Establish the difference between Total Cost of Use (TCU) and Total Cost of Lease (TCL).
  • Apply all the knowledge gained through decision making scenarios.