Bias and Human Profling

What is this course about?

This specialist course will help you to identify and control your personal biases and how they effect you in relation to intelligence analysis. You will also be introduced to the fascinating area of human profiling allowing for the prediction of behavior, identification of potential suspects, assessment of your competition and much more. 

What's in it for you?

  • Understanding

    Understand the incredible practice of human intelligence and gain insight and control over your own biases. This course uses real world case examples and introduces you to field intelligence observation techniques.

  • Investment

    An investment in intelligence is an investment in the future. However, Bias and Human Profiling is also an investment in your own cognitive strength and agility.

  • Skill

    Learn to predict behaviour and increase the effectiveness of your analysis. Predict your competitors, more accurately target criminal networks and increase your overall understanding of the world around you.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • How to use this course

    • About Your Instructor

    • Course Welcome

  • 2

    Introduction to Bias

    • Identifying Your Biases

    • Test Your Biases

    • Transcripts

  • 3

    What is Bias?

    • What is Bias?

    • Driverless Car Morality Conundrum

    • Bias Exercise

    • Transcripts

  • 4

    Types of Bias and Intelligence Failure

    • Introduction

    • Confirmation Bias

    • Hindsight Bias

    • Groupthink

    • Decision Maker Bias

    • Organizational Bias

    • Further Examples of Intelligence Failure

    • Transcripts

  • 5

    Analytical Techniques to Reduce Bias

    • Overview

    • Multiple and Competing Hypotheses

    • Key Assumptions Check

    • Quadrant Crunching

    • Red Teaming

  • 6

    Human Profiling

    • What is it?

    • Memory, Observation and Recognition

    • Human Profiling Techniques

    • The Office Desk Test

    • Further Practice

    • Transcripts

  • 7

    Human Profiling Exercise

    • Human Profiling Exercise

    • Human Profiling Exercise Results

  • 8

    Final Test

    • Five Personal Biases

  • 9

    Next Steps...

    • Final Remarks

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

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