Managing Covert Operations



Who this course is for

Management of covert operations is one of the most crucial and high-risk roles within an organisation.  Candidates for this course will have completed previous covert training.

It is important to understand the risk presented to your personnel, the public and your organisation. This course is designed to develop and test the skills of managers who are in charge of this type of operation.

This course explores the types and disciplines of covert operations as well as the planning and execution, along with choosing the correct tactics balanced against the risks.

Course objectives

  • To understand the covert options available to managers
  • To understand the organisational structure required to provide an effective covert capability
  • To understand how to develop operational strategy and set the objectives
  • To understand the importance of recording and decision-making
  • To understand how to undertake risk assessments
  • To understand recording, sanitising and use of covertly acquired intelligence
  • To understand the role of analysis and analytical products to aid decision-making
  • To understand the importance of debriefing operations and organisational learning.

Course details

Duration:  2 weeks

Cost: On application

Study type: Classroom-based

Entry requirements: Previous covert training

Max no. of students: 12

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