Basic Intelligence Course

“There are no facts only interpretations” Frederick Nietzsche

In every aspect of life today having the proper information is imperative.

Basic Intelligence Course

In every aspect of life, today having the proper information is imperative. Yet with the vast amount of information that is relevant in making a decision, it would take an extraordinary amount of time to sort through the data and come to a reasonable conclusion, at which time the decision would be outdated.

For business, it has never been easier to obtain the right information in a timely manner. The course is structured to teach each student how to obtain relevant information on the issues which they are researching, how to create a proper collation system, analyze the information gathered, and create actionable intelligence reports.

This course is designed to be utilized by any person who is involved with analyzing information and wishes to learn how to further develop their analytical skills. This course may be particularly useful to the following groups of personnel.

  • Law enforcement personnel
  • Corporate security professionals
  • Fraud investigators
  • Government and private investigators
  • Corporate research professionals/investigators
  • Learn about the intelligence cycle and analytical process;
  • Learn how to create a proper intelligence section to include collating, analysis, and dissemination, which will maximize your efforts;
  • Become aware of the psychology of intelligence analysis and how to remove personal and professional biases from your analysis;
  • Learn a variety of unique analytical techniques;
  • Learn how to understand networks, how they operate, and how to analyze them;
  • Participate in a confirmation exercise which will ensure all students have a firm understanding of all theories;
  • Network within the intelligence community

Day 1

08:00 – Course intro
09:00 – The role and purpose of intelligence
10:00 – Intro to the int cycle
11:00 – The intelligence section
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – Collation
14:00 – Psychology and biases
15:00 – Psychology and biases

Day 2

08:00 – Psychology of int analysis
09:00 – Source credibility
10:00 – Information analysis
11:00 – Comparative analysis
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – Network and link analysis
14:00 – Int disciples
15:00 – OPSEC

Day 3

08:00 – Intelligence writing
09:00 – Types of intelligence reports
10:00 – Defining your research questions
11:00 – Int support to the decision-making process
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – Exercise
14:00 – Exercise
15:00 – Course wrap up

Course itinerary is for reference purposes only and is subject to change without notice

This three-day course costs $2999.00 plus applicable taxes