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Terrorism & Our Changing World

This course, Terrorism & Our Changing World,  has been developed to address the global need for Terrorism Awareness training. This terrorism awareness course is essential for anyone working in Industry worldwide.


"The time has come to stop focusing on how to define and analyze terrorism, and to act. The world cannot tolerate levels of extremism and violence that pervert religion and politics to kill the innocent, divide cultures and civilizations, and bloc progress towards peace and reform. Nations and peoples do not face a clash of civilizations, but rather a struggle for civilization."  HRH Prince Saud al-Faisal, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Counter-Terrorism International Conference, Riyadh, February 5-8, 2005.


Terrorism & Our Changing World comes in three parts:

  1. Introduction to Terrorism
  2. The Modern Terrorist (Al Qaeda)
  3. Effective Counter Terrorism Techniques


(1) Introduction to Terrorism looks at:

  • The Definition of Terrorism
  • Types of Terrorism
  • Types of Terrorist Incidents
  • History of Terrorist Attacks
  • 911
  • Bali Bombing, 2002
  • Madrid Train Bombings, 2004
  • London Bombings, 2005
  • Mumbai Attacks, 2008
  • Terrorist Organisations
  • What Threatens Security?
  • Suspicious Behaviour


(2) The Modern Terrorist (Al Qaeda) looks at:

  • Deaths From Terrorism
  • The Day the World Changed
  • Who is OBL?
  • Al Qaeda World View
  • Al Qaeda Terrorist Links
  • Al Qaeda Linked Attacks
  • Al Qaeda Modus Operandi
  • Communications
  • Al Qaeda Jihib Training
  • Surveillance, Intelligence, and Observation
  • Surveillance on Foot
  • Surveillance by Car
  • Gathering Information Through Interrogation
  • Gathering Information Through Recruitment
  • Improvised Explosive Devices
  • How are IEDs set off?
  • Bomb Delivery Methods
  • Suicide Terrorism
  • "The Targets Inside the Cities"
  • Faith Targets
  • Economic Targets
  • Human Targets
  • Al Qaeda Assessment
  • Profile of an Islamic Terrorist
  • Al Qaeda Cells
  • Identifying Attack Precursors
  • Future Trends
  • Manchester Truck Bombing, June 15, 1996


(3) Effective Counter Terrorism Techniques looks at:

  • Threat & Risk Management
  • Levels of Threat
  • Managing the Risk of Terrorism
  • Risk Assessments
  • Identifying the Threats
  • Establishing What You Want to Protect
  • Business Continuity
  • Contingency Plans
  • Measures to Reduce Risk
  • Good House Keeping Tips
  • Handling Bomb Threats
  • How to Prepare for a Bomb Incident
  • Security Against Bomb Incidents
  • Responding to Bomb Threats
  • 3 Alternative Actions to a Bomb Threat
  • Evacuation Planning
  • Key Points for Evacuations
  • Key Points for Assembly Areas
  • Key Points for Incident Control Points (ICPs)
  • Search Procedures
  • Search Teams
  • Room Search Techniques
  • Room Search Sweep
  • IED Recognition & Management
  • Suspect Mail
  • Delivered Items
  • Chemical, Biological or Radiological Attack (CBR)
  • Responses to CBR Incidents
  • Vehicle Borne IED's (VBIED's)
  • VBIEDs BATF Explosive Standards
  • Suicide Bomb Counter Measures
  • Hand Delivered Counter Measures
  • Incendiary Devices Counter Measures
  • Hostile Reconnaissance
  • Suspicious Activities
  • Fort Dix Terrot Plot 2007
  • The Seven Signs of Terrorism
  • Project Griffin
  • Security Summary Guidelines


Course Price

per individual.

If you require this training for larger numbers of employees please contact us directly for a quote.