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This course provides an in-depth look at Structured AnalyticTechniques (SATs) for intelligence analysis. Analysts face many obstacles in developing intelligence, some of which are introduced through human mindsets and biases. Mindsets and biases further complicate the analysis process and often impact an analyst's judgement. SATs are a series of analytic techniques that help reduce mindset related problems with analysis and provide for a structured and organized process for evaluating and analyzing intelligence. The results are more accurate analysis, a way for an analyst to validate evidence, assumptions and analytic leaps and show how an analyst came to a certain judgement.

  • Date: 01/31/2019 08:30 AM - 01/31/2019 05:00 PM
  • Location Washington Technology University (WTU) - 200 112th Ave NE, Suite 200 Bellevue, WA 98004 (Map)
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What you will learn

This one-day training provides attendees with an understanding of how different thinking methods can directly affect intelligence and intelligence teams.


Objectives of this course:

  • Gain an in-depth perspective on what SATs are and when to use them
  • Understand the SAT families
  • How to use SATs to differentiate signal from noise, address ambiguous, contradictory, missing or deceptive data
  • Understand the pros and cons of structured techniques
  • Understand best practices and pitfalls of using SATs
  • Getting to ground-truth by using SATs

Who should attend 

  • Security Professionals
  • Intelligence Analysts 
  • Security Operation Center Personnel 
  • Law Enforcement 
  • Legal and Financial Professionals
  • Enterprise Risk Professionals

Participants will receive Certificate of Completion, Course Presentation and “Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence” 2nd Edition by Richards J. Heuer JR. and Randolph H. Pherson

CPE/CLE Credits Available