MGM-2900 Airport Security

Quick Facts


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Course is Part of this Program
Airport Risk Management Certificate

Course Length
Six Weeks

Course Dates & Locations
October 1, 2019 
January 1, 2020 
March 1, 2020 
May 1, 2020 

*Registrations received later than three days after published course start dates will be enrolled in the next available course

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The historical development of airport and aviation security is reviewed, while threats and security issues raised by those threats also are discussed. Current security regulations and laws are reviewed, including a discussion of their implementation in the form of a security plan. The course also addresses physical security, crime prevention, cyber security issues, the roles of security personnel, response to emergencies and departmental cooperation at the airports.

Who Should Attend

This professional certificate program is ideal for those who specialize in airport planning, those who manage a functional area within airport design or management, and anyone whose career necessitates an understanding of the design and development of airports, including:

  • Airport Planners
  • State Aviation Planners
  • State Department of Transportation representatives and staff
  • Airport / Aviation Directors
  • FAA Airports District Office Directors and Staff
  • Airport Operations Managers (including Airside and Landside Development)
  • Airport Planning Consultants
  • National, Regional and Local agencies and associations directing and managing airport planning and design efforts
  • Air Traffic Controllers and management staff
  • Airline Managers

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the program, you should demonstrate a comprehensive and broad-based understanding of risk management and competency, including the ability to:

  • Apply the principles of risk management to include the objectives and steps in the risk management process and SMS
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Airport Enterprise Risk Management System
  • Explain the basic characteristics of insurance, fundamental legal principles, liability
  • Understand commercial property and liability insurance and government regulation of insurance
  • Demonstrate understanding of construction safety
  • Demonstrate an understanding of airport safety and certification to include compliance issues


Contact Us

Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
1 Aerospace Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900

About the Instructor

Daniel Benny

Dr. Daniel J. Benny

Associate Professor and Program Chair, Bachelor of Science in Aviation Security
Worldwide Campus
College of Aeronautics

Dr. Benny holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Capella University and a Master of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He is the author of five text books published by CRC Press and is a Certified Protection Professional and Certified Aviation Security Professional.

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