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MacDonnell is a firm of professionals who create exceptional places for people to live, learn, work and play. Specializing in Innovative Engineering, Management Consulting, Maritime Security Training and Risk Management. MacDonnell takes an interdisciplinary approach to projects, inspired by its belief that people are what matter.

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The only program of it's kind in North America is a making a difference in the management and competitiveness of North American ports. The CPE Certified Port Executive Program gives participants the tools and knowledge to make their organization more competitive.

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Whether it is research and development, the introduction of new design in civil engineering, Structural Health Monitoring, Corrosion Free Bridge Decks, or the design of bridges, ports and civil infrastructure, the expertise and services we have to offer come from our highly qualified people, our extensive list of successful projects, and an unparalleled commitment to our clients.  

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MacDonnell Security Risk Management provides a wide range of comprehensive Security Solutions to ensure you remain compliant with MTSR/DFSR Regulations. We combine extensive risk management knowledge and industry operational experience to assist you with identifying and managing your risks while maintaining efficiency.

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MacDonnell provides training and risk management solutions to meet the needs of our clients from coast to coast. Cost-effective and timely training programs which help you meet the objective of remaining abreast of regulatory changes, best practices in the industry, and changing technology and security requirements.

Performing Security Procedures | Print |

Performing Security Procedures

This one day course will provide clear guidance on measuring the effectiveness of security procedures. The course material has been developed to ensure participants recognize the key elements of the Marine Transportation Security Regulations and the Domestic Ferries Security Regulations and incorporate them into effective procedures.

This course has been designed to assist vessel/marine facility security officers, ferry/ferry facility security officers, and corporate security supervisors and managers responsible for the design and implementation of security procedures. This course will challenge participants on developing or mapping security procedures and having measurable elements to evaluate their effectiviness. 



To enhace skillsets in performing security procedures effectively and to learn techiques used in the indusrty for creating Security Procedures Manuals.  

Key course components include:

  • Security Procedures Regulated under MTSR or DFSR
  • Linkages of Security Procedures to the Security Plan
  • Understanding operational procedures verses response procedures
  • Understanding what can go wrong with your security procedures
  • Evaluating and enhancing security procedures
  • Mapping Procedural Steps
  • Understanding Measurable Outcomes
  • Case Studies to reinforce the theory presented 
  • Best practices on several specific security procedures