Certificate in Cyber Security

Summarized Course Objective

The course is designed to equip participants on emerging trends of cybercrime, the domain of cyber security and the impacts of cyber security threats on institutions and national security at large. This hands-on training will guide participants through the process of; gathering and analysing information about targets, identifying vulnerabilities within systems and processes, the risk categorization of identified weaknesses and exploitation of identified flaws. The primary objective of the training however, is to build the competence of participants in evaluating the cyber security posture of an organization or a targeted system.

Course Contents

Module 1: Overview of Cybercrime & Cyber Security

Module 2: Cyber Security Principles & Key Concepts

Module 3: Cyber Security Lab Sessions

Module 4: Cyber Security Lab Sessions

Module 5: Cyber Governance, Risk & Compliance

Target Participant

The programme is suitable for IT practitioners, policy makers and practitioners working in the security, law enforcement, intelligence, government, international organizations, private sector organizations and civil society groups.

Course Schedule

Monday April 8 – Friday, April 12, 2019


Programme Entry Requirements

Admission to the Certificate Programme requires a minimum of a tertiary degree or diploma from relevant academic or professional institutions. Practitioners with experience without a formal academic qualification may also apply.

Course Fees

  • Local (Ghanaian-Based Citizens) – GHS 2,500.00
  • International Students – USD 1,500


How to Apply

Click here to download the application forms.

For further details about the course, contact the registry on

Tel:   0501304836 / 0501436340 / 0206752054 / 0302999981

Email: [email protected][email protected]

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Apr 08 - 12 2019


Cyber Lab
KAIPTC, Teshie Road, Accra

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