INTEL-03. Intelligence Published Source Collection: Management
INTEL-03 | Intelligence Published Source Collection: Management
Course Dates: March 5-23, 2018
What are the various ways Published Source Collection supports CI?
How do I effectively manage CI literature research & resources?
This online course continues the exploration of the functions of the Intelligence Process/Cycle with Published Source Collection (aka literature research or secondary research). We will focus on managing the function by examining 1) differences between intelligence literature research and general business research 2) types of intelligence literature research 3) specific requirements and considerations for intelligence research 4) how to design literature research projects to support analytical requirements 5) how to structure and manage the intelligence information center, its resources, and efforts. Throughout, we will consider the variety of literature resources used in CI: print, fee-based content, and Web-based content. This course includes an exercise & discussions involving intelligence information centers.
NOTE: Participants will receive a copy of the e-book: Know! Competitive Intelligence: Published Source Collection. (Knowledge inForm, 2005.)
Course Level: Intermediate (Concepts beyond the scope of fundamentals for practitioners at all experience levels)
Course Learning Objectives
This course presents concepts, tools, and best practices in managing intelligence literature research. At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Define the differences between Published Source Collection for intelligence applications and general business research.
- Employ appropriate types of literature research efforts that are used in competitive intelligence.
- Design & manage Published Source Collection efforts, strategies, resources, and tools within the intelligence framework and in the context of an intelligence project.
- Effectively coordinate & align research efforts to work effectively and seamlessly with an intelligence team and with other intelligence functions.
- Provide more targeted support to specific analytical frameworks through literature research.
- Design and evaluate research tools and frameworks to more effectively manage my literature search efforts.
Participants will develop skills and abilities according to professional competencies outlined by Knowledge inForm.
March 5-23, 2018
- Lecture 1: March 5 | 1 – 2 pm ET
- Lecture 2: March 7 | 1 – 2 pm ET
- Live Discussion 1: March 9 | 1 – 2 pm ET
- Open Period for Readings & Forum Discussion: March 12-15
- Live Discussion 2: March 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.
* 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.