INTEL-02. Competitive and Decision Intelligence Project Cycles and Project Management


INTEL-02 | Competitive and Decision Intelligence Project Cycles and Project Management

Course Dates: February 5–23, 2018

Cynthia Cheng Correia Knowledge inForm

What are the characteristics of effective CI projects?

How do I effectively manage or participate in various types of CI projects?

Successful competitive intelligence projects involve more than the luck of discovery. They require the integration of the intelligence process, intelligence understanding, and good project management. In this online course, we will examine this, along with other vital aspects of CI project management, including: common types of CI projects, CI project life cycles, how to define intelligence needs, key intelligence topics (KITs) and key intelligence questions (KIQs), managing project teams & resources, and working with intelligence users. This course includes an exercise & discussions involving intelligence project planning & design.

Course Level:   Fundamental (Basic concepts for those new to the topic or application)

Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to combine good project management techniques with their understanding of user needs, intelligence models, and common types of intelligence projects. Specifically, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe multiple types of competitive intelligence projects, their lifecycles, and how to manage them.
  2. Identify and define the various types of needs & requirements of intelligence users within the formal intelligence practice framework.
  3. Apply intelligence management practices, models, resources, and tools to effectively manage projects.
  4. Design and direct competitive intelligence project teams and other contributors.
  5. Apply the principles and practices of competitive intelligence project management in order to fulfill intelligence needs.

Participants will develop skills and abilities according to professional competencies outlined by Knowledge inForm.

Course Dates

February 5 – February 23, 2018

Details below:

  • Lecture 1: February 5 | 1 – 2 pm ET
  • Lecture 2: February 7 | 1 – 2 pm ET
  • Live Discussion 1: February 9 | 1 – 2 pm ET
  • Open Period for Readings & Forum Discussion: February 12 – February 15
  • Live Discussion 2: February 23 | 1 – 2 pm ET

Lectures and live discussions are conducted as virtual meetings using GoToWebinar.  Review the Attendee Quick Reference Guide for more information.  Please check with your IT department to see if you have authorization to access GoToWebinar.

All online sessions are recorded for additional access during the course.


Member Price: $495*

Non-Member Price: $715*

* A late fee of $50 will be added to your invoice if you register at or after midnight (12:00 a.m. ET) on the first day of the course. Late registration does not guarantee live access to the first course session.

**SLA and the instructors reserve the right to cancel the course if a minimum registration count is not met.

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