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Kidnapping Awareness and Prevention for Business Travelers Course

Each day, thousands of business executives travel internationally to countries where the threat of kidnap and ransom (K&R) is a genuine reality. Would your people know what to do if they were suddenly abducted off the street in a foreign land? Would your company know how to respond? Do you have a plan in place for this scenario and have your travelers been trained on what to expect during their capture? For the overwhelming majority of companies, the answer to these questions is “No”.

At SMI’s “Kidnapping Awareness and Prevention for Business Travelers Course”, your executives will receive the training they need to understand the threats faced when traveling and help them avoid danger. In addition, should they fall victim to a kidnapping incident, they will be armed with the knowledge to better comprehend and cope with their situation.

In this fast-paced, two-day course, students will learn:

Day One

  • Understanding the Threat (and Business) of Kidnap and Ransom
  • The Differences between Kidnappings and Hostage Situations
  • The Various Methods of Kidnappings
  • Kidnapper Modus Operandi and the Phases of a Kidnapping
  • How Not to Become a Target
  • Pre-Departure Contingency Planning

Day Two

  • What to Expect Should You be Kidnapped
  • How to Cope During a Kidnapping
  • Psychological Factors
  • Escape and Survival
  • Rescue
  • Recovery Phase
Your employees are your organization’s greatest assets. Demonstrate your duty of care, by providing them with the knowledge to keep safe while traveling.

The SMI Managing Director, Luke Bencie, wrote an essential book for every business traveler, Among Enemies: Counter Espionage for the Business TravelerAmong Enemies: Counter Espionage for the Business Traveler.

SMI offers additional training courses for executives and business travelers. Click to find out more about our Traveler Safety Courses including: Business Traveler Safety and Counter-Espionage CourseBusiness Traveler Safety and Counter-Espionage Course and Hostile Travel CourseHostile Travel Course.

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