Managing Retail Security

With crime a major issue on the high street, today’s retailers need to be aware of, and understand, how to mitigate threats to their stock, premises, staff and customers. This course provides critical insights into retail security and examines the key techniques involved in identifying and managing loss, as well as the essential security management knowledge and skills needed to work within the retail sector.

Course syllabus:

  1. The scale and impact of retail crime

  2. Causes and methods of retail crime

  3. Understanding ‘hot stores’, ‘hot products’ & ‘hot people’

  4. Retail risk assessments and security surveys

  5. What are CRAVED products and how to protect them

  6. Distribution and supply chain security

  7. How to use situational crime prevention to reduce loss

  8. Physical and electronic protection

  9. Getting the most from your security officers

  10. Planning and managing a retail loss reduction initiative adding value

  11. Current regulation and legislation