The Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals SCIP updated their list of Competitive Intelligence education options. Right in time where the economic crisis loads a burden on many CI professionals, this information will provide opportunities and new outlook for CI professionals in need to strengthen their professional profile and further their skills.
“Intelligence education is currently provided through a variety of programs, institutions, and degrees. This list focuses on those educational institutions that offer courses, certificates, certification and degrees in competitive intelligence or intelligence analysis as of September 2009. The primary criteria for inclusion is that the organization provides accredited intelligence training in information or analysis. Preference is given to organizations with an .edu designation (US) or are recognized institutions of higher education….” - writes Bonnie Hohof of SCIP in her summary.
This updated list will also be discussed at the Swiss Competitive Intelligence Association’s (SCIA) 2009 Education Day September 29 in Zurich.