This course covers basic intelligence writing and briefing principles as well as methods for effective and clear intelligence sharing. Topics covered include creative and critical thinking, critical reading skills, source evaluation, privacy and civil rights, intelligence writing style and structure, and generating and presenting intelligence briefings. With guidance from experienced experts, students gain hands-on experience by working through data sets based on real cases to produce intelligence products. Instructors and peers provide feedback on briefings and reports produced and presented in class. *Foundational skills. Creative thinking. Critical thinking. Critical reading. *Information sources. Identify sources of intelligence information. Evaluate sources for validity and reliability. *Analytical reports. Develop a structured and actionable analytical report based on a data set given in class. *Privacy considerations. Ensure protection of privacy and civil rights while producing intelligence products. *Briefings. Construct and deliver an intelligence briefing based on a data set given in class.