Evaluating Evidence for Intelligence Analysis

Learn about the various types of evidence, the credentials evidence must possess and the necessity of probabilistic conclusions based on what you’ve learned to better evaluate your intelligence analysis.

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About This Intelligence Community Course

As an intelligence analyst, you are asked to develop hypotheses and build arguments based on the available evidence and inferences that are made. To do this work effectively, you must understand the basic forms of evidence and how to properly evaluate that information to use in products for your customers.

What You Will Learn

  • Define what evidence is
  • Define the credentials of evidence
  • List the three questions an intelligence analyst must answer about all evidence
  • Describe what must be done to establish the credibility of evidence
  • List the various ways evidence can be relevant to your intelligence analysis work

Who Should Take This Course

Anyone interested in learning more (or gaining a refresher) about evidence—particularly, intelligence analysts working in either a Federal government agencies or government contractor companies.



Course Certificate

To achieve a course certificate of completion, you must score 80 percent or higher on graded lesson quizzes and a final exam.

Course Format

Self-paced, online training course

Course Pricing

Individual courses are $124.99 (per person)

Seat licenses to access the entire FedLearn Intelligence Community catalog are also available. Click here to learn more and purchase

If you are interested in learning about special team rates for Federal government and government contractor organizations, email [email protected].

Continuing Education Unit Credits

This course provides .8 CEUs.