We offer a comprehensive portfolio of training solutions for researchers, analysts, knowledge workers, and the people who manage them. Our courses are developed in collaboration with leading authorities in the fields of business, law enforcement and national security. All courses are updated at regular intervals to reflect changing mandates, technologies and best practices.

Our courses can be delivered "as is" or can be tailored to address specific institutional challenges. They can be delivered in person or via the web. They can also be incorporated into a larger capacity building program or used to support our advisory efforts on your behalf. Contact us to find out how we can support your individual or organisational development efforts.

Asking Better Questions (Virtual Course)

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

Good questions are a catalyst for good intelligence. This webinar will demonstrate the many approaches you can use to improve the quality of your questions, and to improve your organisation’s capacity for critical enquiry.

Upcoming dates: 5 Nov 2020, 1:30pm SGT 5 Nov 2020, 1:30pm CET 5 Nov 2020, 1:30pm EST

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Change Management

Categories: Bespoke Training

Our executive program on Change Management offers detailed guidance on how to implement change in knowledge-driven organisations.

Tags: Change Management

Available as:

  • Bespoke training

Clarifying Your Intelligence Requirements (Virtual Course)

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

Detailed guidance on the many strategies you can use to improve requirements planning and uncertainty management in your organisation.

Tags: Requirements Planning

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Competitive Intelligence

Categories: Bespoke Training

Accelerate the collection of information on your customers, competitors and markets, and the risks and opportunities confronting your business.

Tags: Competitive Intelligence

Available as:

  • Bespoke training

Decision Making

Categories: Bespoke Training

An four-day program designed to help professionals of all backgrounds improve decision making in work and life.

Tags: Decision Making

Available as:

  • Bespoke training

Information Management: A Primer for Analysts (Virtual Course)

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

This webinar will introduce the basics principles of IM: labelling, tagging and organising the documents you create, receive or download from the web.

Upcoming dates: 30 Nov 2020, 1:30pm SGT 30 Nov 2020, 1:30pm CET 30 Nov 2020, 1:30pm EST
Tags: Information Management

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Intelligence Analysis: Advanced

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

Extend your portfolio of analytic tools and learn how to enhance the analytic culture of your organisation.

Tags: Intelligence Analysis

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

Intelligence Analysis: Advanced (Virtual Course)

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

This advanced course on Intelligence Analysis is designed for those wishing to extend their portfolio of analytic tools or take on more demanding analytic challenges. The course will be delivered live over five, 3.5 hour sessions. There will be separate iterations of the course for Asian, European and North American audiences. Please select the start time (SGT, CET or EST) that suits you best.

Upcoming dates: 18–22 Jan, 1:30–5:00pm CET 18–22 Jan, 1:30–5:00pm EST
Tags: Intelligence Analysis

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Intelligence Analysis: Foundations

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

Our introductory course to intelligence analysis offers the perfect introduction to the art and science of analytic reasoning.

Tags: Intelligence Analysis

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

Intelligence Analysis: Foundations (Virtual Course)

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

Our popular Foundations course on Intelligence Analysis is the ideal program for those wishing to master the fundamental disciplines of analytic reasoning. The course will be delivered live over five, 3.5 hour sessions. There will be separate iterations of the course for Asian, European and North American audiences. Please select the start time (SGT, CET or EST) that suits you best.

Upcoming dates: 2–6 Nov, 1:30–5:00pm SGT 2–6 Nov, 1:30–5:00pm CET 2–6 Nov, 1:30–5:00pm EST
Tags: Intelligence Analysis

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Knowledge Management

Categories: Bespoke Training

Detailed guidance on the design, development and implementation of a knowledge management program in your organisation.

Tags: Knowledge Management

Available as:

  • Bespoke training

Monitoring the Web: Tools to Automate Intelligence Collection (Virtual Course)

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

Why spend thousands on third-party web monitoring services when you can have have the same results for less than €100, or nothing at all? Master the tools and standards needed to automate the collection of information and make the internet work for you.

Upcoming dates: 13 Nov 2020, 9am – 5pm CET
Tags: Tools Strategy

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Operational Analysis

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

A rigorous introduction to the process analysis, improvement and design. Designed for managers tasked with improving intelligence workflows and process efficiencies.

Tags: Operational Analysis Process Improvement

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

OSINT: Advanced Data Retrieval

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

Master the command line and learn how to use a broad range of OSINT-specific scripts and operating systems.

Tags: OSINT Research Skills

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

OSINT: Advanced Search Skills

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

Go beyond Google and its search operators and learn how to harness an incredibly array of tools and sources.

Tags: OSINT Research Skills

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

OSINT: Advanced Web Monitoring and Automation

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

A two-day course for those wishing to extend their data automation capabilities.

Tags: OSINT Research Skills

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

OSINT: Foundations

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

Our popular OSINT: Foundations course provides instruction in the most important research literacies and is the perfect springboard into our more advanced programs.

Tags: OSINT Research Skills

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

OSINT: Foundations (Virtual Course)

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

Our popular OSINT: Foundations course repackaged for live delivery via the web. The course will be delivered over five, 3.5 hour sessions. There will be separate iterations of the course for Asian, European and North American audiences. Please select the start time (SGT, CET or EST) that suits you best.

Upcoming dates: 23–27 Nov, 1:30–5:00pm SGT 23–27 Nov, 1:30–5:00pm CET 23–27 Nov, 1:30–5:00pm EST
Tags: OSINT

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

OSINT: Online Investigations

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

A detailed, five-day course providing guidance on how to investigate organisations, individuals and websites in a manner that is both rigorous and legally compliant.

Upcoming dates: 7-11 Dec 2020, Zürich, Switzerland
Tags: OSINT WEBINT Investigations

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

OSINT: Searching the Chinese Internet (Virtual Course)

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

Our latest OSINT-related course is intended to help you get the most out of Chinese web and social media sources. Please select the start time (CET or EST) that suits you best.

Upcoming dates: 16–19 Nov, 1:30–5:00pm SGT 16–19 Nov, 1:30–5:00pm CET 16–19 Nov, 1:30–5:00pm EST
Tags: OSINT

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Privacy and Security Online

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

Minimise your online footprint by learning how to secure your devices and manage all aspects of your digital life.

Upcoming dates: 2-3 Nov 2020, Brussels, Belgium
Tags: OSINT Privacy Security

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

Reporting for Analysts

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

Detailed guidance on the development and delivery of written reports and oral presentations.

Upcoming dates: 23-25 Nov 2020, Vienna, Austria
Tags: Intelligence Reporting Briefing Communications

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

Risk Management

Categories: Bespoke Training

A four-day program offering a comprehensive introduction to the disciplines of risk identification, analysis and management.

Tags: RiskManagement Risk Analysis

Available as:

  • Bespoke training

Scenario Planning

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

A rigorous introduction to the practice of scenario thinking and scenario planning, and how they can be used to build more resilient strategies.

Tags: Intelligence Analysis Scenario Planning

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

Scientific and Technical Intelligence

Categories: Bespoke Training

A five-day program dedicated to the collection and analysis of academic, scientific and technical data.

Tags: TECHINT Scientific Intelligence

Available as:

  • Bespoke training

Searching to Find: Improving Your Online Search Skills (Virtual Course)

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

A one-day course guaranteed to improve your online research skills. Master the tools and strategies needed to map the right keywords, construct the right queries, and harvest the right resources.

Tags: Research Skills

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

So You Want to be an Intelligence Analyst? (Webinar)

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

A free webinar for university students and recent graduates looking for careers in research and analytic roles.

Upcoming dates: 21 Dec 2020, 6pm CET
Tags: Analysis Career Development

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Social Media Intelligence (SOCMINT)

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

Master the mindset, skillset and toolset to research, investigate and monitor an ever-expanding, and dynamically evolving social media landscape.

Tags: OSINT SOCMINT Social Media

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

Source Discovery (Virtual Course)

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

The best intelligence is often in a language we don’t speak or on a website we are unfamiliar with. This one-day course will show you how to harvest the web’s riches for research or intelligence purposes using an extended portfolio of tools and strategies.

Upcoming dates: 15 Jan 2021, 9am – 5pm CET

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Strategic Foresight

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

Master the disciplines of trend identification, trend analysis and predictive reasoning.

Tags: Intelligence Analysis Strategic Foresight Trend Analysis

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

Strategic Foresight and Scenario Planning (Virtual Course)

Categories: Analysis and Reporting

Detailed guidance on the many tools used by foresight practitioners to anticipate and explore alternative futures.

Upcoming dates: 14–18 Dec, 1:30pm SGT 14–18 Dec, 1:30pm CET 14–18 Dec, 1:30pm EST
Tags: Strategy Strategic Foresight Scenario Planning

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Webinar

Team Management and Development

Categories: Bespoke Training

A one-week course designed specifically for those tasked with leading analysts or the wider analytic enterprise.

Tags: Team Development Management

Available as:

  • Bespoke training

Trade Show Intelligence

Categories: Bespoke Training

A two-day workshop offering guidance on the entire trade show intelligence process, from identifying your information needs to communicating your key findings.

Tags: Trade show Intelligence

Available as:

  • Bespoke training

Virtual Human Intelligence (HUMINT)

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

Learn the arts of engagement, elicitation and human intelligence collection.

Upcoming dates: 14-15 Dec 2020, Zürich, Switzerland
Tags: OSINT HUMINT Virtual Human Intelligence

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment

Working with Stakeholders

Categories: Bespoke Training

Detailed guidance on the identification, analysis and management of your organisation’s stakeholders.

Tags: Stakeholder Identification Stakeholder Analysis

Available as:

  • Bespoke training

Working with the Dark Web

Categories: Open Source Intelligence

A three-day course on the tools and strategies needed to investigate Tor-based entities and resources on the Dark Web. Available only to security services, law enforcement and accredited investigators.

Upcoming dates: 29-31 Oct 2020, Brussels, Belgium
Tags: OSINT Dark Web

Available as:

  • Bespoke training
  • Open enrolment