Intelligence Analysis & Structured Analytic Techniques (IASAT)

What is the IASAT course?

Delegates improve their Intelligence Analysis skills in this interactive course which teaches the most useful Structured Analytic Techniques (SATs) for contemporary Intelligence Analysis.

Who is the IASAT course for?

Researchers, Analysts and Investigators.

IASAT Benefits

  • Delegates learn to think critically and have a range of techniques which support strategic and tactical intelligence analysis.
  • Delivery can be virtual or in-house.

What this Course Includes

This price includes course registration, instructor-led training, course materials and certificate of completion.

Delivery Partner

This course will be delivered by our partners, Cloudbreak Analysis, as part of our Cyber Alliance who will be the training provider of this course.

Delivery method:

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All prices are per person and exclude VAT.

This course covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • System 1 and System 2 Thinking: Understanding our thinking processes.
  • Analytical Bias and Inference Development: Common biases in intelligence work. Structuring a hypothesis and articulating assumptions.
  • Key Assumptions Check: Instruction in its use in hypothesis generation.
  • Generating Ideas: Structured Brainstorming and Starbursting Techniques.
  • Argument Mapping: Instruction in its use to produce/ defend hypotheses.
  • Link & pattern Analysis: Approaches and techniques which aid intelligence analysts to develop situational understanding.
  • Analysis of Competing Hypotheses (ACH): Generation of alternative hypotheses with weighted and unweighted intelligence methodologies.
  • Red Teaming: Understanding the adversary by adopting their position.
  • Estimative Language: Sherman Kent’s model for defining levels of certainty.
  • Alternative Futures Analysis: Futures Wheel technique for modelling alternative futures of events and actions.

This course is open to anyone with basic IT literacy.

By attending this course, you will acquire invaluable knowledge and skills that can benefit a wide range of professionals.

Upon completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Learn new creative thinking techniques
  • Understand System 1 and System 2 thinking and identify cognitive biases
  • Develop well-structured hypotheses
  • Generate ideas using Structured Brainstorming and Starbursting
  • Use Argument Mapping to produce and defend quality hypotheses
  • Test hypotheses using Key Assumptions Check
  • Evaluate multiple hypotheses using variants of Analysis of Competing Hypotheses (ACH)
  • Conduct Link and Pattern Analysis to develop situational understanding
  • Utilise the Futures Wheel technique to model alternative futures of events and actions
  • Better Understand your adversary using Red Team Analysis

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