CIA710 - Professional Communication of Analysis

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Subject Title
Professional Communication of Analysis

Subject Description
This course examines how the analyst?s work culminates in one or more analytical end- products that summarizes findings for decision makers. Professional communication and the presentation of analyses are critical to the roles and responsibilities of an analyst. Students learn how to present succinct analytical findings in a variety of formats for law enforcement personnel, the public, and evidentiary purposes.

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

  1. Discuss how the principles of communication support effective written, oral, and visual presentation of findings.
  2. Design presentations of analytical end products to meet the needs of specific audiences.
  3. Adapt reports to a variety of audience needs and contexts.
  4. Present analytical findings, both orally and in writing, to a specific audience using appropriate technology.
  5. Evaluate different presentation methods within the framework of crime analysis

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