Henley-Putnam University Hosts Strategic Security Webinar entitled, ‘Beyond Bin Laden: Implications for Strategic Security and Counterterrorism’

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During Free Webinar, Dean of Terrorism & Counterterrorism Studies will discuss the future of Counterterrorism

Henley-Putnam University’s next free webinar, Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 1:00pm EDT, takes a look at the future of counterterrorism, discussing emerging trends that will be integral to the next generation of the Global War on Terrorism (https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/502476675).

For more than twenty years, Usama bin Laden tried to intimidate and frighten the world into embracing selfishness, fear, and rage. While Bin Laden's death is an important step in ridding the world of terrorism, there is still much work to be done. As professionals in the field of terrorism and counterterrorism, intelligence and intelligence management, the faculty of Henley-Putnam University have unique insight behind the scenes.

This webinar will be presented by Amanda Morrow-Jensen, Henley-Putnam University’s Dean of Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies. She will focus on a three-part approach to assessing the future in terms of:

  •     implications of bin Laden’s death for al-Qaeda’s survival,
  •     implications for Pakistan and its leadership,
  •     implications for focus on state-sponsored terrorism.

“As counterterrorism continues to evolve into its own form of warfare, it is vital that we equip our students to move fluidly through both analytical processes and operational roles,” stated Morrow-Jensen. “Where the consequences are existential, the learning curve is especially steep. By preparing students for this unique and ever-changing world, we enable them to contribute with greater creativity, speed, and flexibility to the practice of counterterrorism and the effectiveness of the intelligence community as a whole”.

Henley-Putnam University remains committed to training the next generation of counterterrorist, intelligence, and security leaders. Our mission is only just beginning. We will continue to train students to succeed and contribute to the strategic security profession with our unique focus on deterrence and prevention.

“The field of terrorism and counterterrorism studies is dynamic and ever changing,” said Theresa Marcroft, Interim CMO of Henley-Putnam University. “Our faculty is uniquely equipped to teach the next generation of techniques and strategies, emerging trends in the fields of terrorism and counterterrorism.”

“Beyond Bin Laden: Implications for Strategic Security and Counterterrorism” will take place on May 26th, 2011 at 1:00 PM, EDT. Those interested in participating in what promises to be a timely and fascinating webinar should register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/502476675.    The webinar is open to the public and free of charge.

The Henley-Putnam webinar series, launched in 2009, was designed to bring the hands-on experience of former members of the CIA, Secret Service, FBI, and intelligence and federal law enforcement communities to those seeking careers in Strategic Security. Registration information for upcoming webinars is available on Henley-Putnam’s website at http://www.henley-putnam.edu/594-238.htm. Past webinars are archived on the university’s site and accessible at http://www.henley-putnam.edu/594-238.htm.

The series is one of many career resources offered by Henley-Putnam University. In addition, the university’s mentoring program assigns degree students with a high-level faculty or expert mentor to support them in making career decisions. Through its online career portal, Henley-Putnam helps students research careers, explore university programs, prepare for a job search, locate employers and gain basic knowledge of the Strategic Security field.

For more information on Henley-Putnam University’s Strategic Security certificate and degree programs, please call admissions at 888.852.8746 or visit http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu.

Founded in August 2001, Henley-Putnam University is a leading educational institution specializing in the field of Strategic Security. The University offers accredited online Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Intelligence Management, Terrorism and Counterterrorism Studies, and Strategic Security and Protection Management; a Doctoral Degree in Strategic Security; and several certificate programs. Henley-Putnam’s strategic security curriculum includes a unique focus on deterrence and prevention, preparing students with the skill set to foresee and avert potential threats. Henley-Putnam prepares law enforcement, military, intelligence, and private industry professionals with the networks, skills, and insights to advance in their careers and protect the future. Henley-Putnam University, which is committed to building a student and alumni network that will serve its community, is an accredited member of DETC (http://www.detc.org) and offers 125 courses taught by hands-on faculty members from all branches of the military and law enforcement fields, including the FBI, CIA, DoD, DIA and Secret Service. For more information, visit the Henley-Putnam University website (http://www.Henley-Putnam.edu), e-mail AdmissionsAdvising(at)Henley-Putnam(dot)edu, or call 888.852.8746.

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