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MCL505 Internet Scams and Predatory Crime

DESCRIPTION 

Leaders in counterterrorism face daily challenges in staying ahead of the exponential rise in online scams and fraudulent activities perpetrated by groups such as organised criminals, terrorists, right-wing extremists, to individuals like paedophiles and blackmailers. It examines such contemporary issues by investigating the principles, foundations, and risks of internet scams from the perspective of ethics, governance and technology imperatives impacting leaders while showcasing case studies of leading organisational change and innovation. The aim of the unit is to prepare students for the challenges of undertaking a future leadership role in strategic policy development and mentoring others in countering internet dangers of scams and predatory crime. 


RELEVANT COURSES 

Master of Police Leadership 

Graduate Diploma of Police Leadership 

Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership 

Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership (Cybersecurity)


CREDIT POINTS 

10 


DELIVERY MODES 

On campus 

Online 

Mixed mode 


PREREQUISITE OR CO-REQUISITE

MCL402 Globalisation and Counterterrorism 


UNIT LEARNING OUTCOMES 

ULO1 Demonstrate advanced knowledge of research regarding contemporary internet scams and predatory crime

ULO2 Demonstrate mastery of leadership skills in combating internet scams and predatory crime in counterterrorism 

ULO3 Explain and critically analyse contextual factors in internet luring, dangers and scams and the challenges for counterterrorism

ULO4 Develop a strategic leadership approach and solve a range of complex internet scams and predatory crime scenarios

ULO5 Synthesise leadership theories and practice in the field of internet scams and predatory crime 


CONTENT 

  • Contemporary issues confronting leaders in internet scams and predatory crime

  • Governance and political imperatives impacting organisations

  • Developing a strategy for counterterrorism leadership in internet scams facing organisations

  • Leading strategic policy development in organisational internet security and counterterrorism

  • Executive judgment, discretion and ethical decision making for technology and internet and mobile channels

  • Value of scalability foresight for organisations in developing a dynamic internet and mobile dangers strategy 


ASSESSMENT METHODS 

  1. Minor Essay – 25% 

  2. Oral Presentation – 25% 

  3. Case Study – 50% 


PRESCRIBED TEXT 


Check with the lecturer each semester before purchasing any textbooks.

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