Siirry sisältöön

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.

Basic information

  • Application period: 09.06.2021-06.09.2021
  • Date: 20.09.2021-17.12.2021
  • Scope: 5 ECTS
  • Location: Laurea Verkkokampus
  • Price: 75 €

Timetable

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.

22.09.2021 16.00–18.00

29.09.2021 16.00–18.00

06.10.2021 16.00–18.00

13.10.2021 16.00–18.00

20.10.2021 16.00–18.00

27.10.2021 16.00–18.00

03.11.2021 08.00–18.00

10.11.2021 08.00–18.00

17.11.2021 08.00–18.00

21.11.2021 09.00–10.00

Content

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

Student workload

5 ECTS = approximately 135 hours of work.

One credit equals approximately 26.7 hours of work performed by the student.

Further information

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).

Learning material

  • 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.

Evaluation

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.

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