The course introduces the basic skills for effective use of Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) research and analysis. Participants will work independently or in teams to perform tasks related to the Intelligence Analyst role. The course also focuses on the application of diagnostic, contrarian, as well as imaginative thinking Structured Analytic Techniques (SAT) and Structured Models Approaches and Techniques (SMATs).
At the end of this course, participants will be able to analyse information to produce intelligent products in accordance with applicable directives. They will also be able to apply critical-thinking techniques in conjunction with SATs and SMATs in the context of a security problem or a potential threat.