Tactical Analysis for Covert Operations



Who this course is for

Participants must have previously completed 'Introduction to intelligence', 'Modern intelligence analysis' and 'Intelligence analysis tools'.

This intensive two week programme of practical and theoretical learning opportunities develops the thinking and analytical skills taught during Modern intelligence Analysis to enable analysts to understand how their analysis can inform covert intelligence operations, using the analyst tools (software) taught during Intelligence Analysis Tools.

The course takes the students on a typical journey of an intelligence analyst involved in a covert operation. The course exposes students to challenges regularly experienced in the intelligence world, inaccurate data, missing information, short deadlines, etc and teaches them how specialist techniques and tools can be used to collate, visualise, scan, evaluate, analyse and present information in order to inform the development of a covert operation.

Course objectives

  • Understand the role of the analyst within a covert tactical operation
  • Understand the power of intelligence analysis to inform critical operational decisions.

Course details

Duration:  2 weeks

Cost: On application

Study type: Classroom-based

Entry requirement: Completion of 'Introduction to intelligence', 'Modern intelligence analysis' and 'Intelligence analysis tools'.

Course Achievement: Top 2% certificate

Max no. of students: 12

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