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Professional Development Australia-identifying and combatting fake news apr2020v1

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Identifying and Combatting Fake News

This course will highlight the essentials of fake news: spotting it, coping with it, and growing from it — turning a potential crisis into opportunities for promotion and connection.

Building and maintaining trust is essential to attracting and retaining customers. What the public sees and hears about you is crucial to building that trust. That is why the emergence of ‘fake news’ is so unsettling to businesses and individuals dependent on public trust to grow, prosper and ultimately do their jobs.  
What can be done in a society where it seems everyone is a reporter, judge, and critic — and a piece of fiction can be created, branded as truth and shared around the world in the blink of an eye? 
This course will highlight the essentials of fake news: spotting it, coping with it, and growing from it — turning a potential crisis into opportunities for promotion and connection.

 

What Will Students Learn?

  • How to define ‘fake news’
  • How to recognise the difference between ‘fake news’ and objective reporting
  • How to understand the impacts of ‘fake news’ on your organisation
  • How to examine proactive strategies and how they work
  • Learn reactive strategies and why they are essential
  • How to discover opportunities for promotion and growth within ‘fake news’
  • How to create their own ‘fake news’ action plan

What Topics are Covered?

  • Evolution of “The Truth”
  • The Challenge of “Social”
  • Life of a Target
  • Deconstructing Fake News
  • Coping with a Crisis
  • Employee training and adult learning
  • Proactive Approaches

 

COURSE DELIVERY OPTIONS:

Online

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

For the online delivery option, you will need to have access to a computer with an internet connection.

 

COURSE DURATION:

Your enrolment is valid for a period of twelve months.

 

ASSESSMENTS:

1 online multi-choice assessment

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

CPD Hours - 1

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Contacts

  • Unit 1, 421 Blackshaws Road,
    Altona North, Victoria 3025

    Phone: 1300 2262 33
               1300 AAMC ED
               +61 3 9391 3643
               +61 8 9344 4088

    Email: info@aamctraining.edu.au

System Requirements

  • What computer and software will be needed?
    • Windows XP or Linux based computer with internet connection.
    •  Internet Explorer 8.0 and above OR Mozilla Firefox
    •  Quick Time Player 4 and above
    •  Acrobat reader 6 and above
    •  Adobe Flash Player
    Download speeds
    •  Min 2 Mbps or above speed is required for running video