CIA620 - Applications of Strategic Intelligence

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Subject Title
Applications of Strategic Intelligence

Subject Description
 In this course, students explore the application of strategic intelligence for different types and levels of analysis and operational planning. The course explores the ways intelligence is used across a range of disciplines. Students learn to discern between information and intelligence to support meaningful analyses and decision making for a variety of clients and stakeholders.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Define the Intelligence Cycle to understand its limitations and opportunities.
  2. Differentiate between information, intelligence and the analytical processes required to produce strategic products in support of public safety.
  3. Examine the application of intelligence within public safety for both strategic and operational planning.
  4. Develop an intelligence collection plan and apply its use to both the strategic and operational levels.
  5. Design visual representations of analyses to create a conceptual model of intelligence analysis.
  6. Describe analytical end-products that are developed from intelligence for predictive analysis in support of both the strategic and operational levels.
  7. Examine ethical decision making for the dissemination of intelligence under a variety of circumstances.
  8. Analyze the relationship between crime and strategic intelligence.

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