CDI Course Details and Registration

All 2022 Competitive & Decision Intelligence (CDI) courses will be held online. Click on the links below for course details and to register.

NOTE: There are no prerequisites in the CDI program. You DO NOT need to take INTEL-01 to register for INTEL-02 or any other course. Courses can and are meant to be taken a la carte.

INTEL-01 Competitive & Decision Intelligence: Essentials, Ethics, & Current Practices Registration Closed
INTEL-02 CI Project Cycles & Project Management February 7 – 25 Registration Closed
INTEL-03 Intelligence Published Source Collection: Managing the Function March 7 – 25 Registration Closed
INTEL-04 Intelligence Published Source Collection: Research 1 August 8 – 26 Register Now!
INTEL-05 Intelligence Published Source Collection: Research 2 September 5 – 23 Register Now!
INTEL-06 Knowledge Management for CI October 3 – 21 Register Now!
INTEL-07 Human Source Intelligence October 10 – 28 Register Now!
INTEL-08 Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Fundamental May 2 – 20 Register Now!
INTEL-09 Competitive Intelligence Analysis, Intermediate June 6 – 24 Register Now!
INTEL-10 Management Analysis Oct 31 – Nov 18 Register Now!
INTEL-11b Issue Monitoring and Analysis December 5 – 23 Register Now!
INTEL-12 Scenario Analysis and Futures Techniques January 10 – 28 Registration Closed
INTEL-13 Establishing and Managing an Intelligence Program September 5 – 23 Register Now!
INTEL-14 Identifying & Managing Biases in Research, Analysis, & Decision-Making April 4 – 22 Registration Closed
INTEL-15 Intelligence Defense Registration Closed
INTEL-16 Social Media for Competitive and Decision Intelligence Registration Closed

Program Cost

INTEL-01: $295 for SLA members; $515 for non-members.
Other courses held online: $495 for SLA members; $715 for non-members.
Other courses held at the SLA Annual Conference: $595 for SLA members; $790 for non-members.

Refund Policy

All registration cancellations are subject to a $50 administrative fee. Full refunds for online courses, minus the $50 fee, will be made only if a written cancellation is received before the first day of the course. If cancellation is received on the first day of the course, a 50% refund, minus the fee, will be granted. Refunds will not be processed after the first day of the course. Cancellation requests should be sent to


Competitive and Decision Intelligence online courses are conducted using Zoom.

Getting Started

Prior to the start of each course, participants will receive a welcome note from SLA staff that includes the course materials and information about registering for the online sessions. Make careful note of the date of each online session and the course requirements.

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About the Instructor

SLA is pleased to partner with Cynthia Cheng Correia and Knowledge inForm to offer the Certificate Program in Competitive and Decision Intelligence. For over two decades, Cynthia has helped managers and companies develop their competitive intelligence (CI), critical foresight, and strategic capabilities through advising, training, improving processes and practices, & applying effective tools. Click here to learn more.

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