TS-01 Thinking Skills for Analysts
This Thinking Skills for Analysts module consists of the intermediate section from the CI-02 course. It is intended for students not requiring the full analysis courses.
The aim of this module is to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to improve their thinking skills as it relates to Intelligence analysis, particularly when developing inferences.
At the end of this module the student should be able to:
- Define thinking.
- State what an Inductive argument is.
- State what a Deductive argument is.
- Identify the difference between Inductive and Deductive arguments.
- Construct an Inductive argument.
- Identify strong and weak inductive arguments.
- Define creative and critical thinking.
- Demonstrate creative thinking techniques.
Duration of this course
This is a one module input and is expected to take between 2 and 3 hours to complete. However, individual students work at their own pace and so this estimate should be used as a rough guide only – it may take you longer or you may complete the course in a shorter time.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once you have been approved as a student and purchased access to this course, you will have six weeks to complete it. If you do not finish the course within 6 weeks then you may need to sign up again.
This course is available:
How is the course presented?
You will take this module online – the features of this course include:
- Narrated video presentations to help you understand the topics covered;
- Downloadable content – such as documents and images;
- Assessed knowledge check;
- Links to useful websites and other material;
- Online forum to keep in touch with other students and your tutor;
- Email contact with your tutor;
If you require this course to be delivered in a classroom then please contact us for details.