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What you will learn
From election campaigns to vaccine rollouts, disinformation is an increasing global force.
This Melbourne MicroCert is ideal for intelligence analysts and other professionals seeking a deeper understanding of how disinformation impacts organisations, as well as the open-source analysis 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 online tools to detect and counter disinformation
Explore the online tools and resources that can identify, assess, and counter disinformation, and gain the practical skills needed to deploy them for best results.
Apply best-practice OSINT techniques to online ecosystems
Learn how to harness Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) methods – such as fact-checking and verification – to recognise and assess disinformation, especially in online and social media ecosystems.
Develop a strategy for your organisation to counter disinformation
Putting your new knowledge into practice, you'll identify a disinformation campaign that impacts your own organisation or professional context – and develop a strategy and recommendations to counter it.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Associate Professor Tim van Gelder
Director of the Hunt Laboratory for Intelligence Research
Tim is an international expert in applied epistemology, collaborative intelligence analysis, and analytic reasoning applied to the field of intelligence analysis.
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.
Dr Ariel Kruger
Post-Doctoral Researcher, Hunt Laboratory for Intelligence Research
Ariel's research interests focus on collaborative intelligence analysis and open-source intelligence analysis.
To take Recognising and Managing Disinformation as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$1,489.99 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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