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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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)
January 12, 2021
|Facilities & |
|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.|
January 26, 2021
|Overview of how SIMS can manage, store and track classified documents/materials including maintaining an audit trail on all document transactions.|
February 9, 2021
|Incidents, Dashboards, & Insider Threat||WebEx 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.|
March 9, 2021
|Personnel||Training session on using the module to manage security clearances / background investigations, badges, training, accesses, polygraphs, foreign travel, access requests, and many built-in reports.|
March 23, 2021
|Facilities & Cog Offices||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.|
March 30, 2021
|Visitors & Visit Authorizations||Overview of modules to track and approve/deny new and returning visitors, manage meetings, streamline lobby check-in/out procedures, and generate visitor reports.|
April 13, 2021
|Information Systems||Training 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.|
April 20, 2021
|Documents & Containers||Training 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.|
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.