TRAINING

Learn about SIMS Software’s training opportunities.

SIMS Software offers its customers world-class training via several delivery methods: Public classes; private on-site classes; and virtual classes.

General Overview Training (Complimentary to Customers)

SIMS Software offers a complimentary two-hour virtual SIMS Getting Started Overview course to our current customers. This overview is intended for new customers; however, all of our customer’s SIMS users are welcome to attend, including new SIMS users (first time purchasers of SIMS or new users of our long standing customer base) or those needing a refresher session on SIMS basics . The format will involve an hour and a half for a quick tour of SIMS, followed by a half hour for Questions and Answers.  Please note: This scheduled, group session overview has the potential for several different customers to be in attendance at one time.

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Public Training Classes

Two-day public training classes are held throughout the year. Classes are limited to a minimum of 6 students and a maximum of 12 students. Upcoming dates and locations include:

  • TBD:  Southern California
  • TBD:  Washington DC Area

    Topics covered include:

  • SIMS Basics
  • Queries and reports
  • SIMS customization
  • Cleared facilities/cleared personnel management
  • Recording/maintaining classified contracts & forms
  • Material control/container access management
  • Security incidents
  • Insider threat detection
  • Visitor control
  • Conferences and meetings
  • Classified information systems
  • Controlling locks and keys
  • Security task scheduling & reports

To request pricing and information, or to register, please contact  support@simssoftware.com

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Private On-Site Training Classes

SIMS Software offers private, two-day training classes on-site.  Private classes are completely customizable and ideal for organizations that need to train a group of staff members. Users will build their SIMS knowledge and skills, with a focus on your specific security requirements, policies and procedures. Private classes require a minimum of 6 students and a maximum of 12 students, a training room, and computers/laptops for each attendee.

To request pricing and information, please contact support@simssoftware.com

Virtual Training

SIMS training sessions are held via WebEx throughout the year. These virtual classes focus on features and capabilities specific to the individual SIMS modules, and include helpful tips and tricks. The sessions are limited to 100 attendees and run from 1-2 hours.

Date & Time
(All classes at 1 PM EST)
TopicsDescription
Tuesday
January 12, 2021
Facilities &
Cog Offices
Overview of the two modules, creating new records, using multiple addresses for Facilities, tracking & completing Cog Inspections, self-Inspections, identifying points of contacts, associating contracts with Facilities, linking documents associated with Facilities, and how Cog Offices associates with Facilities and Cog Inspections.
Tuesday
January 26, 2021
Documents &
Containers
Overview of how SIMS can manage, store and track classified documents/materials including maintaining an audit trail on all document transactions.
Tuesday
February 9, 2021
Incidents, Dashboards, & Insider ThreatWebEx on how SIMS Software can be used to track incidents, an overview of SIMS Dashboards - a business tool that provides real-time visibility, analysis and reporting of your security domain, and using SIMS Insider Threat tool to detect, deter and mitigate insider threats and stay compliant with government requirements.
Tuesday
March 9, 2021
PersonnelTraining session on using the module to manage security clearances / background investigations, badges, training, accesses, polygraphs, foreign travel, access requests, and many built-in reports.
Tuesday
March 23, 2021
Facilities & Cog OfficesCog Inspections, self-Inspections, identifying points of contacts, associating contracts with Facilities, linking documents associated with Facilities, and how Cog Offices associates with Facilities and Cog Inspections.
Tuesday
March 30, 2021
Visitors & Visit AuthorizationsOverview of modules to track and approve/deny new and returning visitors, manage meetings, streamline lobby check-in/out procedures, and generate visitor reports.
Tuesday
April 13, 2021
Information SystemsTraining session on managing information systems (classified or unclassified) in SIMS Software including tracking custodians, SSPs, Hardware, software, accesses, processing accreditations, using as central repository for documentation.
Tuesday
April 20, 2021
Documents & ContainersTraining session on of how SIMS can manage, store and track classified documents/materials including maintaining an audit trail on all document transactions. Also, covers managing secure areas and containers (ex. GSA approved, Export control cabinets/containers, etc.) and how they are associated with classified documents.
Note: Future Dates and Topics will be scheduled in Winter 2021 and Spring 2022 and will be posted to this page soon.
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ISO 9001:2015 Certified

SIMS Software has been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 for providing development, support and training for software used in auditing critical assets of the US government, defense contractors, and emergency responders.