Member Invitation: Security Management Training (12th-14th April 2023)

by | Mar 27, 2023 | Communication

Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) is organizing a security management training designed to improve the security awareness and management capacity of your organization. The training seeks to enhance understanding of the principles and practice of Security Management and will equip participants with methods, techniques and processes involved in protecting an organization and its assets. The lessons learned during the training, when implemented, will enable your organization to establish effective security management systems and improve the management of your security operations.

Objectives of the Training:

By the end of the first part of training, participants will be able to:

  1. Analyze the operating environment, identify the risks to staff, assets and operations
  2. Determine the most effective measures to manage the risks in that specific context
  3. Advise management on basic processes involved in conducting a security audit
  4. Conduct security audits.
  5. Handle company security risk management processes

By the end of the second training, participants will be able to:

  1. Advise management on effective organization security controls
  2. Develop security policies, plans and procedures that are critical in managing risks
  3. Design physical security measures for protection of work place and residential facilities
  4. Interpret the key elements of the Police Control of Private Security Organizations Regulations, 2013

5)  Develop and apply an Organization Security Awareness Program

Duration, Scope of Training and Methodology

The training course will be split in two phases.

The first phase will deal with General Security Management and Risk Assessment. The first two days will be composed of presentations, experience sharing and discussions related to security risks.

Day three will be dedicated to visiting a private security company where participants will learn the different services offered. At the end of part one, participants will be given a month’s work-based assignment to assess the security status in their organization. 

The second phase will be organized a month after the first segment. The course will focus on application of security measures and controls to manage security risks (security policies, plans, procedures, etc.) During the first two days, sessions will start by reviewing the work-based assignments and will proceed with presentations, experience sharing and discussion of various security topics.

Day three will be dedicated to visiting a company which has excelled in managing security matters as they will share their experience in their journey of managing security.

Target Participants for Part 1 and Part 2

The security management training targets individuals with security management responsibilities. Participants include; security managers, human resource managers   supervisors, proprietors of private security organizations (PSO), company security managers and operational managers etc.

Course Content and Program – Part One

TimeDay 1-12th April 2023Day 2-13th April 2023Day 3-14th April 2023
8.30 amRegistration and course IntroductionRecap of Day One activitiesRecap of Day Two Activities  
9.30 amIntroduction To Safety & SecuritySecurity Risk Assessment: Identify, analyse and evaluate security risksWorking with Uganda Police Force
10.50 amSecurity Management: Roles and responsibilities of private security officersRisk Treatment: Selection of risk treatment options  Field Visit to a Private Security Company or Organization to observe security systems
11.50 amSecurity Risk Management: Elements of Security Management
2.00 pmSecurity Risk Management Risk Management ProcessesRisk Management:    Developing & implementing risk treatment plans, reviewing risk treatments    Reflections on Lessons Learned from the Field Visit   Work based Assignment and Preparation for Part 2
3.00 pmContext Analysis and Security Audits: Analysis to identify security threats and risks in the operating environment
4.30 pmWrap up  Evaluation and Closure
Venue: UMA Multi-Purpose Hall, Lugogo Show Grounds  Cost for Part 1 alone  UGX495,000 per participant from UMA member companies. UGX 595,000 per participants from non-UMA member companies.   Dates for Part 1 in April ,2023 Wednesday 12th, Thursday 13th, Friday 14th April 2023   Cost for Part 2 alone  UGX 495,000 per participant from UMA member com UGX 595,000 per participants from non-UMA member companies.   Dates for Part 2 in May, 2023 Wednesday 10th, Thursday 11th, and Friday 12th 2023 NB: Participants paying for part 1 and 2 at once will get a discount of 10%. They will pay UGX 891,0000 for UMA members and UGX 1,071,000 for non-UMA member companies.

Cost and Venue

For more information, contact our Training and Projects Manager Mr. Joseph Kyalimpa on email; or Project Officer Ms. Hellen Namara on email: or cell 0771 692 161.

Lead Facilitator

Lead Facilitator: Nabudere Richard Magomu CP (rtd)

Mr. Richard Nabudere is currently a Managing Partner at Bulwark Security Consultants Ltd. He is a retired Commissioner of Police at Uganda Police Force with over 30 years of experience in law enforcement, security, police policy & management, conflict prevention and small arms control. Mr. Nabudere holds a MA in Social Sector Planning and Management and a BA in Social Work and Social Administration from Makerere University.

As a Team Leader SaferWorld, he managed the Conflict Prevention & Reduction Programme in Uganda, focusing on small arms control, security and justice sector development and trained officials to manage and coordinate small arms control activities. Here, he also managed SW’s security responsibilities such as ‘Security Focal Point’ to ensure a safe and secure environment for SW’s workers and strengthened capacity of NFP officials to manage & coordinate small arms control activities.

He also served as Coordinator/Uganda National Focal Point (NFP) on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) managing the inter-agency body coordinating national action to control the proliferation of illicit SALW and implementation of international and regional SALW agreements nationally.

In addition, he managed regulatory control of Private Security Organizations (PSO) in Uganda as CP/Private Security and Firearms, promoting operational standards and regulating training of security officers. As an Independent Expert Consultant (Peace, Conflict and Security) (2012 to date), he carried out several assignments for the East African Community (EAC) Secretariate, including developing a cross border crime information sharing framework, serving as a rapporteur for advanced training in criminal analysis (Port Louis, Mauritius 24th–28th June, 2019) and intermediate level forensic investigations training in Mahe, Seychelles (19-23 March 2018). He also facilitated an EAC workshop for stakeholders in Anti-Terrorism and Transnational Crime in Mombasa from 11th-12th April 2016 where he harmonized national strategies and strengthened capacities of national agencies.

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