Learn to define criminology and crime prevention principles in order to manage organisations' crime risks.
Before enrolling for this course, you should have adequate competence level of safety, security and risk management, which you can acquire for example by completing courses Business Continuity or Basics of Corporate Safety, Security and Risk Management.
- Application period: 09.06.2021-06.09.2021
- Date: 20.09.2021-17.12.2021
- Scope: 5 ECTS
- Location: Laurea Verkkokampus
- Price: 75 €
This course is organized virtually. Zoom and Canvas -digital learning platform are in use.
Online exam of the course is 3.11.2021.
Assignment return by 21.11.2021.
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
- 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
- Safety walks
- Problem Oriented Policing
5 ECTS = approximately 135 hours of work.
One credit equals approximately 26.7 hours of work performed by the student.
Before enrolling for this course, you should have adequate competence level of safety, security and risk management, which you can acquire for example by completing course Business Continuity (5 credits) or Basics of Corporate Safety, Security and Risk Management (10 credits).
- Canvas materials
- 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.
- Marcus Felson & Ronald V. Clarke (1998). Opportunity Makes the Thief - Practical theory for crime prevention. Home Office. Policing and Reducing Crime Unit. Research, Development and Statistics Directorate.
The course is evaluated in a scale 1 - 5 /fail.
- Online exam (60 % of the total points of the course)
- Assignment (40 % of the total points of the course)
More detailed evaluation criteria in Canvas.