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About Novel Data Investigative Learning INC.

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Novel Data's purpose is to provide a clear path, through meaningful education, for new aspiring Investigators to obtain gainful employment. Furthermore, Novel Data's courses are also designed to help educate active Investigators who have less than 2000 hours of field experience.


"You need experience to get hired and you need to get hired to gain experience." We help bring a solution to this catch-22 by providing meaningful professional investigative e-learning and in-class educational environments where students acquire practical and tangible skills. This will lead to ongoing professional development and career advancement.   

This highly specialized profession can be the ultimate catch-22 situation.

Due to the highly specific nature of the work performed as an Investigator, Novel Data founders recognized that there were no educational options that were detailed and yet tangible for aspiring Private Investigators. There was a major educational gap for new and interested people wanting to pursue a career as a Private Investigator or even just individuals looking to expand their skills and knowledge in this field.

With Novel Data, students will gain needed skills, clarity, insights, and direction during their first few years. Students will understand what will be required of them as they continue to learn and gain experience, while developing into a reputable sought-after after and established Investigator.

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Novel Data's vision is to create a high standard of training for aspiring or established Private Investigators as well as specialized training for insurance organizations, corporations, and legal service organizations worldwide.

Students will be empowered through Novel Data’s academic, pragmatic, and tangible training. This will lead to advancement or gainful employment with reputable companies.

With Novel Data’s realization of its “purpose and vision” we will contribute to the next generation of Investigators. Novel Data will raise the standards and expectations of clients, creating new opportunities for continued professional development for private investigative services.


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Sean Cote - Novel Data Investigative Learning Inc

Sean Cote

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President & CEO

Sean is an instructor & co-founder of NDIL with twenty five years as a Professional Private Investigator.

​Sean owned and operated several successful risk mitigation & private investigation companies, eventually selling to one of the largest risk mitigation & investigation firms in North America. 

Sean traveled domestically and internationally conducting investigations. Sean managed, taught, and mentored Investigators for over 25 years.

Peter Sandru - Novel Data Investigative Learning Inc

Peter Sandru

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Vice President

Peter is an instructor & co-founder with fifteen years as a Professional Private Investigator. 


Peter has spent more than a decade conducting investigations and security throughout the world, primarily for corporations, law firms, and government agencies.


Peter has assisted in the creation of numerous investigative & security training programs in various capacities. 

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