National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course introduces the concept, framework and applications of U.S. Intelligence and its role in the creation and implementation of national security policies. Topics include state and non-state threats to include; global migration, rapid spread of information, environmental impacts, resource scarcities, pandemics, financial crisis, terrorism, organized crime, cybercrime, anti-money laundering (AML), counter threat finance (CTF) fundamentals, and efforts to counter violent extremism.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, students should be able to develop a framework for analysis of conflict at the strategic and operational levels, and examine the role of intelligence in formulating strategy.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.