Peace and Security Studies

Course Duration: 23rd – 27th October 2023
Application Date: - Oct 20, 2023
Course Fee: Each participant shall be required to pay a non-refundable commitment fee of ¢2,750 GHS (two thousand, seven hundred fifty Ghana cedis). Participants who will require visa on arrival will also be responsible for the cost of their visas. KAIPTC shall be responsible for participant’s external (within Africa) travel, accommodation and feeding during the duration of the course.
Terms and Conditions:
• The course will be conducted ONLY in English; • Those coming from outside Ghana should have proof of adequate health insurance coverage, which should include Covid 19 before travelling to the Centre. Additionally, participants who have not taken the COVID vaccine should be ready to undergo a PCR test on arrival if need be. KAIPTC will not bear any health or accident costs for any participant.
In short
Course Date/Duration 23rd – 27th October 2023
Course Capacity 25 participants
Target Group African Union, ECOWAS, UN Missions in Africa and other Regional Economic Communities (RECs).


a.   Law Enforcement, IT Security

b.   Managers/Officers, Risk & Compliance

c.    Officers, Systems Administrators,

d.   Graduates/Students of Tertiary Universities,

e.   Employees interested in building knowledge in cyber security

Course Language English
Application Deadline 20th October 2023


In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, cybersecurity has become essential to any organization’s information security strategy. With cyber-attacks becoming more sophisticated and frequent, the demand for cybersecurity professionals has skyrocketed. In addition, growing compliance requirements locally require organisations and individuals to be vigilant about cybersecurity.

The “Certificate in Cybersecurity” is a hands-on program designed to provide participants with a foundational understanding of the principles and practices of cybersecurity. The program covers the essential concepts and skills needed to protect information systems from cyber-attacks and breaches.

Course Objectives

The main objectives of the course are to:

  • To provide participants with the knowledge to establish the nexus between cyber criminality and other transnational crimes
  • To equip participants to identify the various forms of cyber-attacks and attack methodologies used by cybercriminals
  • To provide practical methods to foster a proactive cyber security management culture of institutions
  • To ensure that organisations have the relevant professional skills to develop comprehensive cyber security programmes for institutions to deal with the short, medium and long term cyber risks
  • To provide the requisite tools to evaluate and manage the security of IT systems
  • To understand cyber security risk management and governance structures and the role of employees and departments in reducing cyber risks.


Target Group

  • Law Enforcement
  • Entry-Level IT Security Officers
  • Risk & Compliance Officers
  • Systems Administrators
  • Graduates/Students of Tertiary Universities, and
  • Employees interested in building knowledge in cyber security.


Modules of the course


Overview of Cybercrime & Introduction to Cyber Security

Cryptography in Information Systems

Cyber Attacks & Defence Strategies (Network, System & Human Vulnerabilities)

Cyber Threat Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

Cyber Forensics & Incident Response

Cyber Governance, Risk & Compliance (ISO 27001, NIST, Cybersecurity Act-Act 1038)

Cyber Security Lab Sessions


How to Apply

Interested applicants are kindly invited to click on the Registration Link below in order to fill and submit the online application form.


Registration Link




Col Daniel Amenyo Agbekor

Course Director

Tel.  00 233 (0) 302 718200 Ext. 1035

Fax. 00 233 (0) 302 718201

Email: daniel.amenyo-agbekor@kaiptc.org


Mary Anna Abakah

Lead, Training

e-Crime Bureau

Tel. 00 233 (0) 0302 999 981

Mobile. 00 233 (0) 50 1304 836 / 50 788 8899

Email: training@e-crimebureau.com


Mrs Marylyn Agblor

Training Coordination Officer

Tel.  00 233 (0) 302 718200 Ext. 1012

Fax. 00 233 (0) 302 718201

Email: marylyn.agblor@kaiptc.org

Email: training.coordination@kaiptc.org