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Before enrolling to this study unit, you should have adequate competence level of safety, security and risk management, which you can acquire for example by completing study unit Business Continuity 5 credits or Basics of Corporate Safety, Security and Risk Management 10 credits

Basic information

  • Target audience: Anyone interested in crime prevetion with previous background in safety, security and risk management
  • Application period: 25.05.2020 - 22.09.2020
  • Date: 30.09.2020 - 18.12.2020
  • Scope: 5 ECTs
  • Location: Laurea Leppävaara
  • Price: 75€

Study unit's learning outcomes

The student is able to

  • define criminology and crime prevention principles and apply those
  • define crime prevention operators and their roles
  • assess and manage organisations’ crime risks
  • create organisation’s situational awareness of crime risks
  • create crime prevention plan and procedures

Key issues:

  • Crime Prevention
  • Principles of Crime Prevention
  • Crime Prevention Programme
  • Social Crime Prevention
  • Situational Crime Prevention
  • Situational prevention
  • Costs of Crime
  • Fear of Crime
  • Workplace Violence
  • Crime Statistics
  • Victimisation Surveys
  • Internal Controls
  • Fraud Prevention
  • Fraud
  • Safety walks
  • Problem Oriented Policing

Learning material

  • Optima material
  • Ronald V. Clarke & John Eck (2003). Become a Problem Solving Crime Analyst in 55 Small Steps. Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science & University College London: New York, NY & London, UK.
    Available online at: https://popcenter.asu.edu/sites/default/files/library/reading/PDFs/55stepsUK.pdf
  • Karim H. Vellani (2010) Crime Analysis for Problem Solving Security Professionals in 25 Small Steps Available online at: https://popcenter.asu.edu/sites/default/files/library/reading/PDFs/crimeanalysis25steps.pdf

Evaluation

5-1, Failed

Exam 40 % of the total grade (online exam)

Assignment 60 % of the total grade

Returning your development/learning assignments late will lower your grade. Less than seven (7) days late will render a grade lower than 4. Being late between seven (7) and 14 days will render a grade lower than 3. Returns that are late more than 14 days will render a grade below 2.

Schedule

Online exam: 25.11.2020
Online exam retakes: 2.12.2020 (1st retake), 9.12.2020 (2nd retake)
Assignment return by TBA
Changes may apply

Contact lessons:

30.09.2020 12.30 - 15.00
07.10.2020 12.30 - 15.00
14.10.2020 12.30 - 15.00
20.10.2020 12.30 - 15.00
04.11.2020 12.30 - 15.00
11.11.2020 12.30 - 15.00
18.11.2020 12.30 - 15.00
25.11.2020 12.30 - 15.00

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