In this course, participants will explore the current threat pictures, be introduced to the world of the intelligence analyst, and gain an appreciation of theoretical approaches to intelligence analysis. Participants will look at modern warfare and the nature of contemporary civic conflict, examine the role of intelligence analysis in security studies and explore practical security considerations. You will also look at the subject of Intelligence from the perspective of policy, civilian, military and police intelligence agencies to demonstrate foundational analytic elements as well the field-specific differences that can cause intelligence challenges.

This course is also available for group training, customized and delivered specifically to your team. To know more, please contact us at [email protected]

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand contemporary security and intelligence issues.
  • Present informed analytic assessments.
  • Apply critical thinking tools to security, policy, legislative, public safety, and intelligence problems.


12 hours


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Candyce Kelshall has spent 25 years working in the intelligence space in respect of designing, conceptualizing, and creating curriculum for the professional development and enhancement of intelligence analytic, desk, case, and field officers., she has also written several textbooks on Structured Analytic Techniques for national security. Candyce currently is the President of the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies Vancouver and an instructor at the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) where she delivers Advanced Structured Analytic Techniques as well as serves as a member of JIBC’s Intelligence Analysis and Tactical Criminal Analysis Committee. She is currently the Vice President of Canadian Intelligence Network- a Canadian practitioner-based association.