Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
INMS 600 Managing Intelligence Activities (3)
An introduction to management issues associated with the national intelligence community and activities in national and homeland security, law enforcement, and the private sector. Intelligence is evaluated from the perspectives of its consumers in government and business. Topics include the historical issues that led to extensive oversight of intelligence agencies and laws restricting their activities. Discussion also covers recent changes in national intelligence and current issues, such as the debate over security versus civil liberties and how to protect America from foreign espionage and exploitation.
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82852 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cozine, Keith Syllabus Course Materials
INMS 610 Intelligence Collection: Sources and Challenges (3)
A study of the management challenges related to collecting all-source intelligence for national security, counterterrorism, and business purposes through case study analysis and planning exercises. The fundamentals of multisource intelligence--human source intelligence; open source intelligence; signals intelligence; geospatial intelligence; technical intelligence; cyber intelligence and persistent intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) collection--are assessed. Discussion covers innovative collection methods, access to denied environments, agile architectures, the impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning, sensor data fusion and the integration of multisource intelligence. Topics include how requirements drive collection efforts, the relationship between collection and analysis, and the costs associated with collection of intelligence.
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82853 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Powers, Brian Edward Syllabus Course Materials
INMS 620 Intelligence Analysis: Consumers, Uses, and Issues (3)
Prerequisites: INMS 600 and INMS 610. An examination of the intelligence requirements of various clients in government and the private sector. The various purposes of analysis, such as warning, policy planning, research and development, systems or product planning, support for law enforcement and correctional agencies, support for operational activities, and investment, are examined. Discussion covers managing analytical methodologies and techniques and dissent in analyses, adapting cutting-edge machine learning techniques, and understanding the reasons for failures. Case studies illustrate issues in analysis management and critical thinking. The conflict between intelligence analysts and decision makers at national and local levels is explored.
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82854 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Howard, Lizette G Syllabus Course Materials
INMS 630 Counterintelligence (3)
An examination of the vulnerabilities of the United States, allied countries, and private businesses to espionage and how counterintelligence can reduce the threat. Discussion covers case studies of espionage against America, including insider threats, cyber and economic espionage against U.S. technology and business. Topics include the roles, missions, and espionage activities of foreign intelligence services. Major threat groups are assessed, and management issues related to countering these threats are evaluated. U.S. policy issues and the management challenges of interagency cooperation among local, state, and international sources and public/private partnerships are explored.
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82855 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mitchell, Kathleen Syllabus Course Materials
INMS 640 Intelligence Led Enforcement (3)
An evaluation of management approaches and assessment of issues associated with intelligence support for crime prevention and law and regulation enforcement. Topics include the issue of public-private cooperation, domestic counterterrorism, drug law enforcement, and actions to counter financial crimes. Interagency cooperation and intelligence sharing with state, local, and tribal agencies and laws and executive orders related to intelligence promulgated since 9/11 are examined. The roles of intelligence in fighting transnational crime and cybercrime is also covered in this course. Assignments include case-study analysis and original research.
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82856 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Brothers, Kevin R Syllabus Course Materials
INMS 650 Intelligence Management and Oversight (3)
Prerequisites: INMS 600 and INMS 610. An examination of the relationships among intelligence organizations at federal, state, and local levels, as well as with private corporations. Strategies for the management and control of intelligence activities, including establishing policies, setting budgets, and conducting reviews, are examined. Discussion covers how intelligence oversight (including the roles and responsibilities of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government) works and how business intelligence activities are managed and overseen in the private sector.
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82871 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Mirabello, Robert A Syllabus Course Materials
INMS 660 Leadership Seminar (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of 30 credits of program coursework, including all core and area of concentration courses (except MGMT 670). An analysis and assessment of leadership challenges within intelligence environments. Key leadership and management principles in dealing with intelligence situations, scenarios, and issues are applied to real-world intelligence situations, such as handling insider threats; augmenting intelligence collection; planning intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) operations; establishing and expanding foreign intelligence partnerships; prioritizing budgets; responding to intelligence oversight inquiries; infusing advanced technologies; coordinating intelligence and cyber operations; or assessing counterintelligence, counterterrorism, and nation-state security threats.
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82872 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Tahan, Peter G Syllabus Course Materials
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