Analyst I Academy - Spring 2024



Event Information

This 4.5-day course will provide attendees with the foundations of analytical thinking and skills needed for the further development of a new or experienced analyst. NICB, member company, and law enforcement employees, directly involved or preparing to be directly involved in data analytics and reporting, are invited to attend. Laptops with applicable software and other course materials will be provided. Beverages, snacks, and lunch will be provided.


  • NICB Member: $300
  • Law-Enforcement/Government Employee: $300

For group registration, please contact:


Specific topics and activities include:

  • Introduction to the Intelligence Cycle
  • Report Creation
  • Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Visual Aids
  • Logical Thinking
  • Tactical and Strategic Analysis
  • Inference Development
  • Case Study
  • Generating Hypotheses
  • Data Manipulation w/ Microsoft Excel
  • Analysis of Competing Hypotheses
  • Strategic Analysis Practical Exercise
  • Recommendation Development
  • Tactical Analysis Practical Exercise

Venue Information

NICB Headquarters
1515 W 22nd St
Suite 1300W
Oak Brook, IL 60523
United States

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Hotel Information

Chicago Marriott Oak Brook
1401 W 22nd St
Oak Brook, IL 60523
United States

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Start Date: Sunday, April 14, 2024
End Date: Friday, April 19, 2024
Last Day to Book: Monday, March 25, 2024

Hotel(s) offering your special group rate: Chicago Marriott Oak Brook for 119 USD per night.

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