Kidnap & Ransom Management
Qualification……………………… IQ Level 4
Duration…………………………… 4 Days
This accredited short course is designed to provide the skills to act effectively in the event of a kidnap scenario. It focuses on the corporate world and the roles and
responsibilities of the response team.
Learners receive a high level of practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to act confidently, objectively and effectively when protecting the physical integrity of staff or company assets, if threatened by a kidnap or commercial extortion-related incident.
Aided by the use of scenarios, this course enables learners to explore and understand the duty of care and responsibilities, including primacy and legal considerations; crisis response and management as it relates to kidnap and ransom; communication, including victim and offender contact; negotiation skills, external and internal messaging.
The skills taught encompass the response to a kidnapping, or commercial extortion, and how this dovetails with corporate crisis management planning. Assessment for this course includes group work, 1:1’s with the trainer, and a short group presentation.
- Background to Kidnap & Ransom
- Current Global Trends
- Risk & Threat Identification & Mitigation
- Organisational Responsibility & Preparedness
- Duty of Care Considerations
- Emergency Response & Crisis Management
- Primacy & Structure
- Roles of Departments
- Roles of Other Companies
- Roles of State & Local Law Enforcement
- Communication Strategy
- Victim/Hostage Takers
- Social Media
- Negotiation Structure & Process
- Managing a Negotiated Solution
- Post Incident Issues