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Certificate in Strategic Intelligence

This certificate is designed for the student who wants to be able to describe and explain the role strategic intelligence plays in United States foreign policy from both a historical and contemporary perspective. In this certificate, the student will look at several means of collecting and analyzing multi-discipline information but remain focused on the need and ability to synthesize all of this data, however collected, into objective and cohesive All Source products. Students will learn how to maintain group productivity and cohesion in situations where different people or groups must be able to keep information (or perhaps even their existence) secret from each other (“compartmentalization”). And finally, this certificate will teach students how to prepare target packages on personnel and inanimate targets for use in military, national, and competitive intelligence sectors to evaluate target packages, to predict future threat activities, and to provide cogent recommendations to decision makers based on target packages.

Program learning outcomes:

Differentiate between strategic, operational, and tactical intelligence.

Identify the advantages and pitfalls of various predictive analysis techniques.

Demonstrate knowledge of the challenges which multi-generational analysts who support counter terrorism collection and law enforcement units might pose for their management.

Prepare target packets for personnel and inanimate targets for use in military, national, and competitive intelligence sectors.

Assess the legal and cultural challenges to information sharing between these by identifying legal constraints and historical miscues.

Identify the advantages and pitfalls of various predictive analysis techniques.

On a micro level, discuss confidently the challenges facing team supervisors within the intelligence community and corporate intelligence units today.

Compare or contrast the role of Intel manager in the public and private sectors.

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Henley Putnam commitment to service begins with your first call with an Advisor and continues through graduation. Our classes are small so you are never just a number. We get to know you, your goals and your needs. You will be supported by a team of who will help you track your degree progression, advise you on course selection, and inform you of relevant services such as tutoring and mentoring. Your faculty members will be available to you as will the deans and administrators.

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