INT 477 Collection Management

This course examines the Intelligence Collection Management process from the establishment of National and other Intelligence Requirements to the assigning of collection priorities to various agencies within the United States Intelligence Community. Students will be able to describe and explain the functions of the Intelligence Requirements process, Operational Directives, the management of intelligence collection resources, and the role of the collection manager in coordinating intelligence collection with intelligence consumers.

The course learning outcomes that you will demonstrate upon completion of this course are as follows:

Identify, describe, and critically evaluate information sources and applicable intelligence technologies to research aspects of US Intelligence Community and Collection Capabilities.

Appraise the threats, challenges, and issues related to intelligence requirements

Analyze specific challenges of managing intelligence collection resources and the role of the collection manager.

Identify and explain the role and ethical considerations of covert and counterintelligence collection management

Develop general professional written and oral reports and presentations about intelligence collection

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