Security Industry Association to Offer Certified Security Project Management Exam at ISC West

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Attendees at ISC West 2016 in Las Vegas can take advantage of this special opportunity on Wednesday, April 6, to earn a credential while attending the expo.

Integrators are taking notice of CSPMs because security projects are being managed more efficiently and financial management improves when they hire Certified Security Project Managers.

The Security Industry Association (SIA) will offer a special opportunity to sit for the Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM®) exam during ISC West 2016 in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 6.

Produced by ISC Events, ISC West is the largest security industry trade show in the United States. Those attending the ISC West exhibition and conference, on April 5-8 in Las Vegas, will have the chance to meet with technical reps from more than 1,000 exhibitors and brands in the security industry and network with more than 28,000 security professionals.

"Integrators are taking notice of CSPMs because security projects are being managed more efficiently and financial management improves when they hire Certified Security Project Managers," said Kimberly Roberts, SIA Director of Education. "With the CSPM certification, companies can distinguish qualified security project managers. When hiring CSPMs, employers know they are hiring the right people who are capable of completing a project on time and on budget."

A CSPM® is a professional experienced in managing a security project, which typically entails installing and integrating various components of a security system into a physical building structure. Credentialed professionals who pass the exam are recognized as experienced and competent project managers equipped to deal with the challenges of a security project.

The CSPM® exam is designed to evaluate candidates seeking professional certification in the field of security project management. Download the CSPM® Candidate Information Brochure (CIB) to assess your eligibility and email your completed exam application (found in the CIB) to Kimberly Roberts at no later than Thursday, March 30.

On the day of the exam, candidates should bring their laptops to the examination room by 12:15 p.m. PT. SIA staff will set up your laptop to take the exam, and then you will have two hours to complete it. Apply to sit for the CSPM exam online at

CSPM® Exam @ ISC West
Wednesday, April 6
12:15 p.m. (Report for computer set-up)
1:45 p.m. (Doors close for exam)
Sands Convention Center
Room 405
Las Vegas, Nev.

While at ISC West 2016, conferees also may choose to expand their career opportunities while in Las Vegas through the SIA Security Project Management Training Seminar.

With plenty of time to still attend the ISC West tradeshow, project managers of any skill level will find value in this 2.5-day course, which offers clear perspective on the importance of their role to stakeholders and identifies risks that could hinder project success. Attendees will receive a group of resources, checklists and templates to help prepare for success on future projects.

The Security Project Management Training Seminar is not a CSPM® Certification review course. Review of the CSPM® domains within the training seminar are intended to help you identify areas of strength and weakness so that you may focus future self-directed study should you seek to pursue becoming a CSPM®.

Register for the Security Project Management Training Seminar online at

Security Project Management Training @ ISC West
Monday, April 4-Wednesdy, April 6
Sands Convention Center
Room 405
Las Vegas, Nev.

Those who have not yet registered to attend ISC West 2016 may do so online at You also can register for your choice of more than 70 education sessions produced by SIA Education@ISC West, where you can explore topics tailored for integrators, manufacturers, end users, and others, and you can earn continuing education credits. For more information on SIA Education@ISC West, visit

About the Security Industry Association

The Security Industry Association (SIA) ( is the leading trade association for electronic and physical security solution providers, with roughly 650 innovative member companies representing more than 400,000 security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members' interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels; creating open industry standards that enable integration; advancing industry professionalism through education and training; opening global market opportunities; and collaboration with other like-minded organizations. As a proud sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, and owner of the Securing New Ground® conference, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities.​

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