This course seeks to develop in students the skills and abilities necessary for conducting basic intelligence analysis. These core skills include critical thinking, the planning and coordination of data collection from a variety of sources, the use of analytical tools in the research process, and the dissemination of intelligence findings. Practical exercises will focus on critical thinking, conducting open source intelligence collection, link charting, flow charting, and timelines. Students will work in a mock intelligence team to become comfortable with possible future career settings and develop teamwork and interpersonal skills.