Professional Course

Cybersecurity Leadership

GetSmarter, Online
6 weeks
6 weeks
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Course description

Cybersecurity Leadership

Earn an official certificate of professional achievement from Northwestern University.

Strategic cybersecurity initiatives to protect your organization from cyberthreats.

An understanding of the McKinsey 7-S organizational effectiveness framework and how it can be used to fit cybersecurity into your business strategy.

The skills to acquire and train a skilled cybersecurity-oriented workforce.

The strategies and technologies to observe and manage any organizational vulnerabilities

Who should attend?

This Course Is for You if You Want To:

  • Gain strategic insight into the organizational structure considerations related to implementing and leading cybersecurity strategies
  • Explore the operational realities of implementing cybersecurity strategies within your organization
  • Motivate for the adoption or better implementation of cybersecurity strategies
  • Acquire key information that will help you suggest the best strategies for your clients

Training content

Module 1

An overview of organizational cybersecurity leadership development

Module 2

Developing a cybersecurity strategy and managing risk

Module 3

Establishing the right cybersecurity organization with the right discipline

Module 4

The laws, regulations, ethics, and privacy concerns of cybersecurity

Module 5

Acquiring and maintaining a skilled workforce

Module 6

Partnering with executives and board of directors

Course delivery details


  • 6 weeks Excluding orientation
  • 7–9 hours per week Self-paced learning online

Why choose GetSmarter?

  • Data-driven course selection
  • Outcomes-based design
  • People-mediated delivery
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