Profile of the Graduates

The professional profile describes the characteristics of the job. This competency profile describes the knowledge, skills and attitude of the Bachelor of Policing. This training will focus on competence levels 3 and 4. These levels are the final level students need to acquire to complete the training successfully. Level 5 will be acquired at the Master level.

The following is a clustering of the master domains, the competences and the sub-competencies on level 4. In our Catalog there is a complete list of all top-level domains, the competencies and sub-competencies from the competence book of the KPC.

 A. ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM SOLUTION

1. Vision
Shows vision in the co-development of strategies and plans for the entire organization for the long term of 5 years or longer.

2. Goal setting / Anticipation
Translates strategic policy to project proposals for the medium term.

3. Information Gathering/analysis
Collects, researches and analyzes information for more in depth problem analysis.

4. Problem Treatment
Treats problems of multiple organizational components.

5. Judgement
Assesses and decides in a wide organizational context and appoints effects of decisions for related business processes.

6. Conceptual Flexibility / Thinking Ability
Generates organization-wide concepts or hypotheses.

7. Innovation / Creativity
Considers new theories, principles or concepts for the entire organization.

 B. COMMUNICATION

1. Listening, Comprehension and Empathic Ability
Gets to the bottom of the mind, feelings, motives and situations

2. Oral Expression
Expresses verbally complex information and backgrounds and applies language and vocabulary and speaking style and tempo in a flexible way.

3. Written Communication Skills
Puts in writing, or edits business related information to make it understandable, complex, structured and logical, Achieves proper word and language use and communication to target groups and intended effects.

4. Persuasion and Influence Capacities
Knows when and how to influence conflicting interests, by mediating and negotiating to reach agreement and solutions.

5. Networking
Realizes and promotes external networks on social and scientific level.

 C. WORK APPROACH

1. Planning and Organizational Ability and Target Orientation
Formulates targets for the organizational unit and the features in it, plans and organizes business-or production processes and knows how to set priorities and processes and to achieve targets .

2. Initiative / Venture / Risk Awareness
Takes initiatives with implications for the operational management of the organization.

3. Accuracy
Meets exceptionally high demands on accuracy

4. Customer Focus
Anticipates spoken and unspoken desires and needs of customers.

5. Skills / Craftsmanship
Shows specialist knowledge and skills and establishes links with other disciplines.

6. Decision Skills 
Makes decisions for the long term within commonly required frameworks.

7. Learning Ability
Develops own networks and methods for broadening and deepening of knowledge and skills.

 D. ENVIRONMENTAL ORIENTATION

1. Organizational Awareness
Knows and uses the power of key features and politics in the organization.

2. Environmental Awareness
Has knowledge and deep understanding of social developments.

3. Team Spirit
Initiates forms of cooperation and actively promotes the commitment of team members.

4. Sociability
Shows adaptive behavior in internal and external critical business contacts.

5. Organizational Loyalty / Identification with Management
Shows loyalty and empathy with the organization by promoting and defending unpopular or controversial policy decisions.

E. MANAGEMENT

1. Team Focused Leadership
Delivers with emphasis on optimization of work processes and removes bottlenecks in the structure.

2. Employee Development / Coaching
Improves professional knowledge, lets experiment and delegates decision-making powers.

3. Coordinate
Coordinates policy or technical processes or projects of various disciplines.

F. INTRAPERSONAL

1. Behavioral Flexibility / Adaptability
Shows inventive and reacts quickly to new technological, social and/or international developments.

2. Determination / Persistence / Perseverance 
Is bold and tenacious at also serious, profound distortions, blockages and persistent resistances on function threatening level.

3. Performance Motivation / Ambition
Performs an inspiring, “taking the lead” role, develops and strives for heavier or higher positions.

4.  Integrity
Is integer in policy or operations management and discreet with vital company information important for the long term.

5. Stress Resistance 
Shows stress resistance to deadlines, psychological pressure and frustrations in situations with difficult to assess consequences.

G. COMMERCE

1. Acquiring power / Sales Skills 
Explores potential target groups based on the basis of study and market exploration.

2. Market Orientation / Entrepreneurship
Provides new and original opportunities for profit for the organization. Plans marketing campaigns for the medium term.

3. Cost-Consciousness  
Is cost conscious in the analysis and substantiation of major financial proposals.