Version Effective: 25th of March, 2020
Version Effective: 25th of March, 2020

PDC71345 - White Collar Crime in Business

Course Details

Course Summary

As of October 2018, almost 4.2 billion people are active internet users and 3.4 billion are social media users. People now use the digital/cyber world to socialise, conduct business, access information, and this presents offenders with new ways to commit crimes such as cyberbullying, cyberporn and ransomware. This online Short Course provides an overview of white collar crime as an emergent crime in business and society and provides examples and case studies to outline the societal harms from these crimes.

The fee for this short course will be $90.00.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this course.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
  • Education and Humanities
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Accountancy
  • Business Services
  • Community Services
  • Education Support
  • General Education and Training
  • Information Technology
  • Justice and Law Enforcement
  • Licenses
  • Property
  • Public Sector
  • Safety
  • Telecommunications and Postal Services
  • Utilities
  • Wholesale and Retail

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

4 hours 

  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Define what is white collar crime
  2. Outline your understanding of white collar crime as a contemporary and evolving crime
  3. Identify the harms which can result from white collar crime.


Online Quiz

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