Intelligence Analysis

Intelligence Analysis Certificate Program

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Format: In Person

($1,295 TCOLE price)

Contact Hours: 40
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The SMU CAPE U.S. Intelligence Analysis Certificate Program is designed to give a broad perspective of strategic U.S. intelligence and all phases of the intelligence cycle, from requirements to reporting, with an emphasis on supporting leadership decision-making.

This intensive course is taught by seasoned professionals with substantial experience in the field. The principal instructor is Roger Stokes, a former intelligence officer with more than 20 years of experience in the military, government, and private sectors.

Who Should Attend

  • Public safety and security professionals who want to add it to their skill sets
  • Those exploring careers in the intelligence field
  • Private sector individuals and organizations interested in developing intelligence and analysis capabilities to further organizational goals and protect organizational interest
  • Military veterans interested in intelligence careers after completing service

Key Benefits

  • Build an understanding of the process, tools and responsibilities of intelligence analysis.
  • Learn about the ethical dilemmas posed by the ongoing war on terrorism and resulting collection capabilities.
  • Receive a personalized experience with expert instructors in a small class.

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