Course Description: This course is designed to enhance the ability of criminal analysts to evaluate information or evidence in a thorough and systematic manner. By utilizing Structured Analytical Techniques students will be able to externalize the analytic reasoning process. This provides students the ability to describe their reasoning process to others, to work in analytic teams and make it easier for analysts to give briefs and write reports. The majority of this course will be spent working through different exercises using these techniques: Analysis of Competing Hypotheses, Key Assumptions Check, the CARVER Matrix, Red Hat Analysis, Red Team Analysis and Structured Brainstorming.
Course Length: 1 Day / 8 Hours