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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course focuses on the creation of strategic analysis products used by organizations to plan future initiatives relating to their mandate. The course provides you with an in-depth study of strategic analysis methodologies and their applications to crime and intelligence analysis. You will learn of various structured analytical techniques used to develop operational intelligence and strategic intelligence analysis products that are useful in decision-making support of organizational mandates.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$837.51

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of FSCT 8486 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 65487

Duration

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jul 04 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 65487
  • Domestic fees $837.51
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jul 04 Thu 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$837.51

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. There is no required textbook for this offering. Students who have been accepted into a Forensics program where this course is a part of the matrix may register without any further approvals. Students who are not currently accepted in a Forensics program or, if this course is NOT part of your program matrix, please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Develop intelligence questions and requirements that address a client’s expectations.
  • Apply structured analytical techniques when developing a collection plan and analytical plan.
  • Develop a Terms of Reference for a strategic analysis project.
  • Collect information according to a collection plan.
  • Evaluate the relevance, reliability, and validity of information collected.
  • Use various reasoning approaches to develop inferences.
  • Apply threat assessment methodologies, which include the development of indicators, to a crime or intelligence analysis problem.
  • Use empirical research when developing a strategic analysis product.
  • Develop considerations and recommendations for decision-making support.
  • Complete and present a strategic analysis product.

Effective as of Winter 2024

Related Programs

Strategic Analysis (FSCT 8486) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time

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