INTEL-05. Intelligence Published Source Collection: Research, Part 2


INTEL-05 | Intelligence Published Source Collection: Research, Part 2

Course Dates: December 3-21, 2018

Cynthia Cheng Correia Knowledge inForm

How do I conduct more advanced business & industry research for intelligence applications?

What are some tools & techniques that can support my efforts?

This, Part 2 of the course, Intelligence Published Source Collection, builds on Part 1 by examining more advanced topics that include 1) international intelligence research for business, industry, and people  2) intellectual property research 3) conducting research for common analytical frameworks 4) designing and managing effective monitoring efforts 5) intelligence research software. Topics will build from general business research by focusing on and highlighting creative techniques and sources used in intelligence collection. This online course includes an exercise & discussions involving an intelligence monitoring effort.

Course Level: Intermediate (Concepts beyond the scope of fundamentals for practitioners at all experience levels)

Course Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to conduct key types of intelligence research in a variety of project contexts. When given the types of intelligence research questions, issues, and problems that are covered in this course, participants will be able to research needs and outline possible solutions. Specifically, participants will be able to:

  1. Conduct more effective international literature research to support intelligence efforts.
  2. Distinguish different types of intellectual property research, how each type supports intelligence, how particular factors can affect intelligence outcomes, as well as how to address these.
  3. Design & conduct research that supports specific & common analytical models that are used in intelligence, as well as the questions that surround these frameworks.
  4. Design & manage more robust and effective monitoring efforts for various types of intelligence projects & requirements.
  5. Evaluate and compare intelligence research software tools, their applications, strengths, and weaknesses.

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

Course Dates

December 3-21, 2018

Details below:

  • Lecture 1: December 3 | 1 – 2 pm ET
  • Lecture 2: December 5 | 1 – 2 pm ET
  • Live Discussion 1: December 7 | 1 – 2 pm ET
  • Open Period for Readings & Forum Discussion: December 10-13
  • Live Discussion 2: December 21 | 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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