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MCL506 Technology Enhanced Organised Crime

DESCRIPTION 

The unit investigates contemporary issues facing leaders in countering the criminal threats and risks posed by digitally enhanced technology use by organised terrorist and criminal networks. This unit critically examines the challenges faced by governments and business in an ever-increasing virtual world and identifying the strategic consideration of the enhanced and emerging use of technology in many facets of crime. The aim of the unit is to prepare students for the challenges of undertaking a future leadership role, mentoring others, and delivering on current and innovative approaches to technology enabled terrorism and crime and managing ongoing risks. 


RELEVANT COURSES 

Master of Police Leadership*

Graduate Diploma of Police Leadership 

Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership 

Graduate Certificate in Police Leadership (Cybersecurity)


*core unit

This unit is in the Master of Police Leadership specialisation in Future Policing


CREDIT POINTS 

10 


DELIVERY MODES 

On campus 

Online 

Mixed mode 


PREREQUISITE OR CO-REQUISITE

MCL402 Globalisation and Counterterrorism 


UNIT LEARNING OUTCOMES 

ULO1 Investigate and critically reflect on digital transformations and delivery available to address technology enhanced organised crime 

ULO2 Demonstrate advanced understanding of leadership theories and practice in countering technology enhanced organised crimes

ULO3 Discuss and critically evaluate contextual influences and strategies in technology enhanced organised crimes

ULO4 Develop and critique a best practice project to counter technology enhanced organised crimes

ULO5 Apply leadership principles and theories in combatting technology enhanced organised crimes 


CONTENT 

  • Criminal entrepreneurialism and technological innovation

  • Terrorism as entrepreneurial criminal opportunism

  • Organised crime: Traditional crimes and technological enhancements

  • Technologies for countering organised crime and terrorism

  • Digital crime and governance

  • Leadership challenges in digital crime and counterterrorism 


ASSESSMENT METHODS 

  1. Reflective Journal – 20% 

  2. Oral Presentation – 30% 

  3. Best Practice Report – 50% 


PRESCRIBED TEXT 


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