Recognising and Managing Disinformation
Learn to use OSINT sources and techniques to help your organisation detect and counter disinformation.
- Fees: $1,490 AUD (inc GST)
- Delivery mode: Online
- Duration: 4 weeks
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What you will learn
From climate change and election campaigns to Covid-19 and vaccine rollouts, disinformation is an increasingly global force.
This Melbourne MicroCert is ideal for intelligence analysts, science communicators and other professionals seeking a deeper understanding of how disinformation impacts organisations, as well as the best practice skills needed to detect, assess, and counter it.
Analyse contemporary global disinformation case studies
Drawing on key case studies such as the 2016 U.S. election, COVID-19, and climate change, you'll understand disinformation campaigns as a global phenomenon and examine how they're used by state and non-state actors alike.
Discover open source tools and techniques to detect and counter disinformation
Explore the online tools, resources and techniques that can help identify, assess, and counter disinformation, and gain practical skills needed to deploy them for best results.
Apply internationally recognized best-practice techniques to online ecosystems
Learn how to harness fact-checking, verification and Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) analysis to recognise and assess disinformation, especially in online and social media ecosystems. Explore the emerging international best practices for countering disinformation.
Develop a strategy for your organisation to counter disinformation
Putting your new knowledge into practice, you'll choose an area of disinformation that impacts your own organisation or professional context and identify and develop strategies and recommendations to counter it.
The Hunt Lab offers a range of short courses for groups and individuals that cover the essential technical training and theory top-quality analysts need. Learn more.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Dr Morgan Saletta
Senior Research Associate, Hunt Laboratory for Intelligence Research
Morgan's current research focuses on assessing and countering online disinformation campaigns as well as collaborative intelligence analysis.
To take Recognising and Managing Disinformation as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$1,490 AUD (inc GST)
Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.
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