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Introduction to the IHL for companies and the private sector course

Welcome to International Humanitarian Law for business! This online course is brought to you by Australian Red Cross and RMIT University. During this course, you will be guided by the experts from both organisations as we explore doing business in armed conflict.

In this video, Fauve Kurnadi from Australian Red Cross and Jonathan Kolieb from RMIT University explain what you can expect from the course.

Get involved

Getting the most out of your online learning experience begins by getting involved.

This course is designed for adult learners from around the globe who, like you, have diverse work, life and study experiences. As such this course is available on your schedule, and designed for you to learn through the content presented, and with other learners in the comments feed.

There will be no ongoing facilitation from your educators, so we encourage you to support and assist each other with any questions. One of the key ways to optimise your learning is to participate in the tasks set by your educators and engage in topic-related conversations with other learners.

Learning through conversation

In this course, you’re invited to comment on topics, discuss issues and ask and/or answer questions.

Some of the ways you can do this include:

  • adding a post to start or continue a conversation by building on what others are saying
  • using reply to ask a question or make a comment that indicates you’re interested in
  • what someone else has said and encourages them (or others) to expand on their ideas
  • making a comment that links, compares or contrasts different themes in the conversation
  • disagreeing with a comment in a curious, constructive and compassionate manner using the like button to indicate which comments most resonate with you.
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