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Analytic Investigations (Advanced Training)

Beyond the Association Matrix (RFFlow Professional Flowcharting Application)
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 10m
Language: English
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I designed this course for the experienced professional. It is a companion to the previous analytic training courses in this series, and will leverage the knowledge and skills you have already developed.
We begin with a brief overview of basic analytics, before diving into the advanced training where you will how to convert an Association Matrix (AM) into a Link Analysis Chart.
I will walk you through the process of converting a matrix into a Link Analysis chart which, a) does not require any software, and b) can be completed by hand in without any special tools. I then give you a detailed explanation and walk-through training on the RFFlow Professional Flowcharting application.

RFFlow is one of the most multifaceted, robust, and inexpensive analytic applications available on the market today. It is used by thousands of analysts and investigators in law enforcement, intelligence and other agencies, to graphically depict investigative progress and results. When combined with previous analytic training, you can expect to see immediate results for your investigative efforts!
You can download your free trial version of RFFlow to use during and after the course by visiting the RFFlow homepage. 

You will learn

✓ By the end of this course you will know what Link Analysis Charts are, and how to use them.
✓ By the end of this course you will know how to generate Link Analysis Charts using an Association Matrix.
✓ By the end of this course you will know how to use the RFFlow Professional Flowcharting application to generated an Association Matrix and Link Analysis Charts.
✓ By the end of this course you will know how to confidently organize any investigative inquiry, and prepare next steps.


• Students are strongly encouraged to download and install a free trial version of the RFFlow Professional Flowcharting application from the RFFlow website.
• Students are encouraged to review the previous Analytic Investigation courses in this series before beginning this training.

This course is for

• This course is designed for analysts with some Analytic Investigative training or experience, as it draws on previous basic knowledge to apply in an advanced manner.
Criminal Justice Scholar/Practitioner
Hello, I’m Dr. Eugene Matthews. Before I became a Criminal Justice Professor, I was first a Criminal Justice Professional. I’m a retired Special Agent from the US Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID), and I absolutely enjoy sharing the techniques and tools that helped me be successful throughout my careers as both a criminal justice professional and a criminal justice professor.Success While you Learn.I’ve designed my courses to walk alongside you while you learn, enabling you to apply what you learn even before you complete the course!
So, if you are ready to move forward on your success journey, I’m ready to partner with you, and I look forward to seeing you in the course room.~Dr. Matthews
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 10m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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