Certified Intelligence Analyst

Intelligence Analysts use critical thinking, analytic techniques, and subject matter expertise to identify,understand and evaluate threats, and to provide judgment and recommendations to decision makers in a timely manner.They are familiar and involved in the entire intelligence cycle, from understanding customers’ needs and requirements, through collection management, production and analysis, to drafting and disseminating a wide range of intelligence products. They communicate effectively with all stakeholders, have deep insight into the languages and cultures of specific regions, are proficient in intelligence tools and techniques, and are aware of the legal and ethical frameworks within which they operate.

The program is meant for intelligence professionals.

Prepare the right way for the CITA exam. This online, self-paced course provides in-depth information on each CITA domain, saves your time, and will enable you to effectively put analysis principles into your organization. The course features a pre- and post-test, along with 6 learning modules built to help you succeed in your journey towards CITA certification.

Benefits of CTCB ON DEMAND include:

  • Learn on your tablet or desktop
  • Save study time–focus on the areas you need to improve
  • Track your progress with pre- and post-tests
  • Receive complimentary “The Complete Counter Terrorism Guide”
  • One-time CTCB online extension purchase

Access to This course is not restricted

For reasons of security and public responsibility, the CITA Exams Preparatory Course is restricted to specific audiences. We require that all students to apply for admission to restricted courses by completing the application form for eligibility and identity verification purpose. All statements made by students to establish their credibility are subject to verification and any misrepresentation or omission of information is ground for rejection.

Counter Terrorism Certification Board reserves the right to deny admittance to anyone where verification of qualifications or credentials has not been obtained. CTCB also reserves the right to reject any applications for enrolment based on its discretionary assessment of the student’s statements and/or qualifications.

CITA PREPARATION COURSE

Module 1 – What is Intelligence?
  • What is the meaning of intelligence
  • A Closer Look at Regulatory Intelligence
  • A Closer Look at Criminal Intelligence
  • Understanding Analysis vs Data vs Intelligence
  • Enabling Information Systems Architecture
  • Contemporary Intelligence Thinking
  • Contemporary Intelligence continued
  • Conclusion and Quiz – Review of the introduction to intelligence
Module 2 – Requirements and Collection Management
  • Direction – the Art of Understanding
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE INTELLIGENCE CYCLE
    • CORE THEMES OF THIS MODULE
  • Intelligence Requirements
  • Bias and Risk
    • Bias
    • Risk
    • Confusing concepts and competing language
  • Direction Quiz
  • Intelligence Planning
    • Intelligence Operations Planning
    • Collection Planning
  • Quiz: Source or Agency?
  • Intelligence Operations
  • Quiz introduction
  • Video collection planning
  • Quiz
Module 3 – Collection
  • Collection: The Art of Exploitation
  • Collection Terms
    • Overt, Covert or Clandestine?
  • Quiz: Overt, Covert or Clandestine?
  • Sources and Agencies
  • Specialist collection tradecraft
  • Human Intelligence
  • Interviewing and debriefing skills
  • Meeting Sources: Preparation and Meeting
    • PREPARATION
    • THE MEETING
    • A Cover Story
    • Rapport
  • Video – Interviewing: the good, the bad and the ugly
  • Meeting Sources: Reporting
    • The Interview Report
    • Intelligence Reporting
  • Quiz – human intelligence
  • Surveillance
    • Surveillance Terms
    • Surveillance Pros and Cons
    • Examples of Surveillance
  • Signals Intelligence and Communications Intelligence
    • Signals intelligence
    • Communications intelligence
    • COMINT Techniques
  • The Deep Web and the Dark Web
  • GEOINT and IMINT
  • Open Source Intel
  • Electronic intelligence, Measurement and signature intelligence
  • Counterintelligence
  • Module Conclusion
    • Implications of the collection phase for intelligence officers
  • Quiz
Module 4 – Processing: Evaluation, Collation, Analysis and Interpretation
  • Analysis: The Art of Exploitation
  • Evaluation
  • Evaluation Quiz
  • Collation
    • What is Collation?
  • Collation tools
  • Clustering example
  • More about collation tools
    • Association Charting and Link Analysis
    • Strategic Link/Flow or Strategic Geospatial Analysis
    • Geospatial Collation (General)
    • Timelines
    • Indicators (including profile flags)
    • Scaling
    • Typologies and Classification Morphology
    • Big Data Tools
  • Reasoning, Logic and Arguments
    • Definition of a Premise: the beginning point of an argument.
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Analysis
    • How do you analyse?
  • Important Words
    • Examples of Problem Logic
  • Deductive Reasoning Exercise
  • Inductive Reasoning – the analytical leap!
  • Inductive Reasoning exercise
  • Abductive Reasoning
    • What is Abductive Reasoning?
    • Abductive Examples
  • Abductive Reasoning Exercise
  • How did you go?
  • Deductive, Inductive and Abductive Reasoning Quiz
  • Challenges in analysis
  • Introduction to Bias
  • Types of Bias and Intelligence Failure
    • Failure: The Bay of Pigs incident in 1961
    • Failure: The ability for many decision-makers to discount the signs leading up to the 2008 Global Financial Crisis.
    • Failure: The Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Levels of analysis
  • How is analysis applied at various levels?
  • Structured analytical techniques
  • Conclusion
  • Processing quiz
Module 5 – Production and Dissemination
  • Production: the art of communicating
  • Type of intelligence products
  • Decision-making
  • Audiences
    • INTENDED AUDIENCES
    • ACTIONING AUDIENCES
    • INTERMEDIARY AUDIENCES
    • COLLATERAL AUDIENCES
  • Quality standards in production
    • TOWARDS QUALITY ASSURING PRODUCTION
    • PRINCIPLES OF PRODUCTION AND CODES OF PRACTICE – PRODUCT QUALITY
    • US Analytic Tradecraft Standards
  • Production tips
  • Executive Assessment or Executive Summary?
  • Executive Assessment example
  • What, So What, Now What…Shaping your BLUF
    • THE WHAT AND THE SO WHAT
    • DETERMINING ENVIRONMENT EFFECTS
    • PHASES OF A WRITTEN ESTIMATE
    • ‘NOW WHAT’ STATEMENTS – The language of conclusions, findings, implications and recommendations
  • The verbal brief – tips
  • Verbal briefs – introduction to videos
  • Video – The Elevator Pitch
  • Introduction to situation brief video
  • Video verbal briefings
  • Conclusion
  • Production and Dissemination Quiz
Module 6 – Leadership and capability building in intelligence
  • Introduction
  • Tips for leaders
  • The Intelligence Policy
    • COMPONENTS OF AN INTELLIGENCE POLICY
    • THE RATIONALE – FOR INTELLIGENCE ORGANISATIONS
    • THE RATIONALE – FOR NON-INTELLIGENCE ORGANISATIONS
    • THERE’S GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS
  • The Approach
  • Program Logic
  • Examples of Program Logic
  • Principles
  • Maturity
  • Leading people and culture
  • Culture and organisational design
  • The task for leaders
  • Leadership and Intelligence Failure – MacArthur and the Korean War
  • Understanding intelligence officers
  • Are you an analyst or an intelo?
  • Understanding analysts
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Managerial problems in dealing with analysts
  • Intelligence procedures
  • IT systems supporting intelligence
  • Designing the IT System
  • Intelligence structures continued
  • Evaluating intelligence performance
  • Intelligence structures
  • Compliance and Legal Issues for Managers
  • Conclusion
  • Leadership, management and compliance quiz

Course completion requirements

To receive a certificate of completion, participants are required to do the following:
  • Fill up the course enrolment form
  • Receive approval from CTCB administration office for your course enrolment
  • Complete each and every unit
  • Pass each and every unit quiz
  • No certificate will be awarded to participants who do not meet the above completion requirements.

Computer Requirements

CTCB ON DEMAND fully supports Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebook platforms. Support is available for iOS (iPads) and Android Tablets. While smart phones can be used, the screens are too small to display all of the aspects of the Virtual Classroom. For the best online learning experience, the use of a device with a larger screen is HIGHLY recommended. A physical keyboard is also recommended.

Certification of Completion

Complete this course to earn certification of completion “Intelligence Analyst” course.

Certification of Completion

Complete this course to earn certification of completion “Intelligence Analyst” course.

Neil Quarmby

Neil Quarmby is considered the leading expert in the Southern Hemisphere regarding intelligence in regulation. He has an impressive and extensive career in intelligence both in Australia and internationally in the fields of military intelligence, law enforcement, national security and regulation. Recipient of the 2016 Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO) individual award for distinguished contribution to the intelligence profession in Australia, Neil has an extensive career in operational and strategic intelligence; serving in the Australian Defence Force for over 20 years. Following his retirement from military service, Neil was a senior manager of a national strategic crime assessment agency, going on to develop and manage a strategic intelligence capability in the Australian Crime Commission.

Neil subsequently became the head of a national operation into organised criminal penetration of the air transport sector and, in 2005, he took up a position creating and managing an integrated compliance risk and intelligence system in Medicare Australia. Since then, Neil has led the operations of two other regulators, one in work health and safety, and the other monitoring the performance of not-for-profit businesses involved in social and affordable housing.

Neil is the co-author of the book ‘Managing Intelligence: the Art of Influence’ and the sole author of ‘Intelligence in Regulation’. He founded Intelligence Rising with the goal to make professional intelligence training available to all sectors, and has since delivered intelligence training to practitioners all around the globe.


Price

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Course fee includes

  • Non-transferrable access to e-learning for up to 120 days
  • Reading materials
  • Fully pre-recorded course covering over 60+ learning modules
  • Final quiz to track your progress
  • Case studies and real-world scenarios
  • Benefits
  • Restriction Level
  • Covered Topics
  • Requirements
  • Certification
  • Course Instructors
  • Pricing

Benefits of CTCB ON DEMAND include:

  • Learn on your tablet or desktop
  • Save study time–focus on the areas you need to improve
  • Track your progress with pre- and post-tests
  • Receive complimentary "The Complete Counter Terrorism Guide"
  • One-time CTCB online extension purchase

Access to This course is not restricted

  • What is the meaning of intelligence
  • A Closer Look at Regulatory Intelligence
  • A Closer Look at Criminal Intelligence
  • Understanding Analysis vs Data vs Intelligence
  • Enabling Information Systems Architecture
  • Contemporary Intelligence Thinking
  • Contemporary Intelligence continued
  • Conclusion and Quiz – Review of the introduction to intelligence
  • Direction – the Art of Understanding
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE INTELLIGENCE CYCLE
    • CORE THEMES OF THIS MODULE
  • Intelligence Requirements
  • Bias and Risk
    • Bias
    • Risk
    • Confusing concepts and competing language
  • Direction Quiz
  • Intelligence Planning
    • Intelligence Operations Planning
    • Collection Planning
  • Quiz: Source or Agency?
  • Intelligence Operations
  • Quiz introduction
  • Video collection planning
  • Quiz
  • Collection: The Art of Exploitation
  • Collection Terms
    • Overt, Covert or Clandestine?
  • Quiz: Overt, Covert or Clandestine?
  • Sources and Agencies
  • Specialist collection tradecraft
  • Human Intelligence
  • Interviewing and debriefing skills
  • Meeting Sources: Preparation and Meeting
    • PREPARATION
    • THE MEETING
    • A Cover Story
    • Rapport
  • Video – Interviewing: the good, the bad and the ugly
  • Meeting Sources: Reporting
    • The Interview Report
    • Intelligence Reporting
  • Quiz – human intelligence
  • Surveillance
    • Surveillance Terms
    • Surveillance Pros and Cons
    • Examples of Surveillance
  • Signals Intelligence and Communications Intelligence
    • Signals intelligence
    • Communications intelligence
    • COMINT Techniques
  • The Deep Web and the Dark Web
  • GEOINT and IMINT
  • Open Source Intel
  • Electronic intelligence, Measurement and signature intelligence
  • Counterintelligence
  • Module Conclusion
    • Implications of the collection phase for intelligence officers
  • Quiz
  • Analysis: The Art of Exploitation
  • Evaluation
  • Evaluation Quiz
  • Collation
    • What is Collation?
  • Collation tools
  • Clustering example
  • More about collation tools
    • Association Charting and Link Analysis
    • Strategic Link/Flow or Strategic Geospatial Analysis
    • Geospatial Collation (General)
    • Timelines
    • Indicators (including profile flags)
    • Scaling
    • Typologies and Classification Morphology
    • Big Data Tools
  • Reasoning, Logic and Arguments
    • Definition of a Premise: the beginning point of an argument.
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Analysis
    • How do you analyse?
  • Important Words
    • Examples of Problem Logic
  • Deductive Reasoning Exercise
  • Inductive Reasoning – the analytical leap!
  • Inductive Reasoning exercise
  • Abductive Reasoning
    • What is Abductive Reasoning?
    • Abductive Examples
  • Abductive Reasoning Exercise
  • How did you go?
  • Deductive, Inductive and Abductive Reasoning Quiz
  • Challenges in analysis
  • Introduction to Bias
  • Types of Bias and Intelligence Failure
    • Failure: The Bay of Pigs incident in 1961
    • Failure: The ability for many decision-makers to discount the signs leading up to the 2008 Global Financial Crisis.
    • Failure: The Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Levels of analysis
  • How is analysis applied at various levels?
  • Structured analytical techniques
  • Conclusion
  • Processing quiz
  • Production: the art of communicating
  • Type of intelligence products
  • Decision-making
  • Audiences
    • INTENDED AUDIENCES
    • ACTIONING AUDIENCES
    • INTERMEDIARY AUDIENCES
    • COLLATERAL AUDIENCES
  • Quality standards in production
    • TOWARDS QUALITY ASSURING PRODUCTION
    • PRINCIPLES OF PRODUCTION AND CODES OF PRACTICE – PRODUCT QUALITY
    • US Analytic Tradecraft Standards
  • Production tips
  • Executive Assessment or Executive Summary?
  • Executive Assessment example
  • What, So What, Now What…Shaping your BLUF
    • THE WHAT AND THE SO WHAT
    • DETERMINING ENVIRONMENT EFFECTS
    • PHASES OF A WRITTEN ESTIMATE
    • ‘NOW WHAT’ STATEMENTS – The language of conclusions, findings, implications and recommendations
  • The verbal brief – tips
  • Verbal briefs – introduction to videos
  • Video – The Elevator Pitch
  • Introduction to situation brief video
  • Video verbal briefings
  • Conclusion
  • Production and Dissemination Quiz
  • Introduction
  • Tips for leaders
  • The Intelligence Policy
    • COMPONENTS OF AN INTELLIGENCE POLICY
    • THE RATIONALE – FOR INTELLIGENCE ORGANISATIONS
    • THE RATIONALE – FOR NON-INTELLIGENCE ORGANISATIONS
    • THERE’S GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS
  • The Approach
  • Program Logic
  • Examples of Program Logic
  • Principles
  • Maturity
  • Leading people and culture
  • Culture and organisational design
  • The task for leaders
  • Leadership and Intelligence Failure – MacArthur and the Korean War
  • Understanding intelligence officers
  • Are you an analyst or an intelo?
  • Understanding analysts
  • Observation
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Managerial problems in dealing with analysts
  • Intelligence procedures
  • IT systems supporting intelligence
  • Designing the IT System
  • Intelligence structures continued
  • Evaluating intelligence performance
  • Intelligence structures
  • Compliance and Legal Issues for Managers
  • Conclusion
  • Leadership, management and compliance quiz

Course completion requirements

To receive a certificate of completion, participants are required to do the following:
  • Fill up the course enrolment form
  • Receive approval from CTCB administration office for your course enrolment
  • Complete each and every unit
  • Pass each and every unit quiz
  • No certificate will be awarded to participants who do not meet the above completion requirements.

Computer Requirements

CTCB ON DEMAND fully supports Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebook platforms. Support is available for iOS (iPads) and Android Tablets. While smart phones can be used, the screens are too small to display all of the aspects of the Virtual Classroom. For the best online learning experience, the use of a device with a larger screen is HIGHLY recommended. A physical keyboard is also recommended.

Certification of Completion

Complete this course to earn certification of completion “Intelligence Analyst” course.

Certification of Completion

Complete this course to earn certification of completion for “Intelligence Analyst” course.

Neil Quarmby

Neil Quarmby is considered the leading expert in the Southern Hemisphere regarding intelligence in regulation. He has an impressive and extensive career in intelligence both in Australia and internationally in the fields of military intelligence, law enforcement, national security and regulation. Recipient of the 2016 Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO) individual award for distinguished contribution to the intelligence profession in Australia, Neil has an extensive career in operational and strategic intelligence; serving in the Australian Defence Force for over 20 years. Following his retirement from military service, Neil was a senior manager of a national strategic crime assessment agency, going on to develop and manage a strategic intelligence capability in the Australian Crime Commission.

Neil subsequently became the head of a national operation into organised criminal penetration of the air transport sector and, in 2005, he took up a position creating and managing an integrated compliance risk and intelligence system in Medicare Australia. Since then, Neil has led the operations of two other regulators, one in work health and safety, and the other monitoring the performance of not-for-profit businesses involved in social and affordable housing.

Neil is the co-author of the book 'Managing Intelligence: the Art of Influence' and the sole author of 'Intelligence in Regulation'. He founded Intelligence Rising with the goal to make professional intelligence training available to all sectors, and has since delivered intelligence training to practitioners all around the globe.


 

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  • Reading materials
  • Quizzes and tests
  • Course duration – 24 hours
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