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This course focuses on the social policy characteristics of the European welfare state. Students will learn about citizen involvement in social problems within their communities and country. At the end of the course, students will be able to act as a social policy analyst and troubleshoot various social situations.
During this course, students will learn about the latest developments in the financial services industry by addressing questions such as “What is the current dominant business model and how are Fintech entrants changing this business model?” and “Will Fintech offer a digital divide again or improve social inclusion?”
This course will examine current events and the way they are covered in a variety of media outlets around the world. Through lectures, discussions, a field trip and class presentations, students will study why news is reported as it is and become discerning media consumers better able to filter the noise and make decisions.
During this course, processes such as language, reasoning and memory will be explored in terms of their developmental trajectory and how this trajectory relates to changes in the maturing brain. Students will also examine how these developmental changes can be measured by various neurological methods such as fMRI.
Different aspects of intercultural management are explored during this course. It is designed to develop students’ abilities to compare and analyse the reasons for fundamental differences in intercultural management and governance practices that exist among key organisations and societies around the world.
This course starts with a general introduction to the field of positive psychology. It also introduces and clarifies the main concepts, gives an overview of the results of several happiness studies, and enables students to gain hands on experience with positive psychological techniques.
This course teaches students the analytical skills to study the possible meanings of textual and visual media representations. Through interactive lectures, students also learn concepts and methods to examine what combinations of words and/or visual elements mean in terms of a broader debate in society.
Deze cursus is ontwikkeld om meer zicht te krijgen in de kenmerken van ondernemendheid en welke factoren daar invloed op hebben. Er zal aandacht besteed worden aan het effect van leiderschapsstijl, beleid en organisatiecultuur op ondernemendheid.
Are you studying, or planning to study, business or finance? Are you interested in understanding the fundamentals of project appraisal or capital budgeting? Would you like to know how to invest in stocks or currencies? If the answer to either of these questions is “yes,” then this is the perfect course for you.
This course will teach students how to record business transactions following a double-entry system and how to prepare financial statements—income statements and Balance Sheets similar to the ones reported by famous corporations such as Apple, Google, Microsoft.
Climate change poses serious challenges for humans around the world. This course allows students to, among others, examine some key impacts (human health, biodiversity loss) of climate change on human societies and natural systems, and explore climate mitigation and climate adaptation strategies.
During this course, students will explore the multiple factors that determine the long-term success of family businesses and have a deeper look at the so-called ‘Silent Power of Family Business’ to understand how family culture affects business and management.
This course was designed for students who are interested in the aid/development sector and in logical models that can be applied to project design. During the course, students will develop their project design, monitoring and evaluation skills as well as their analytical and presentation skills.
Rising political risks, recent calls for protectionism and warnings of a global recession underline the relevance of country risk analysis. This course teaches students the skills to study country risks in Emerging Markets from both an economic and a political perspective.
This course focuses on fundamental and applied empirical brain research using brain stimulation techniques (non-invasive brain stimulation). During lectures by international experts, students will learn about the basics of brain stimulation (TMS, TES), state-of-the-art multimodal applications and invasive brain stimulation approaches.
What can you do to ensure success, happiness and direction during and after your studies? During this course, students will look into consciousness and personal development. To ensure that their learnings will also have a positive effect on their (future) studies, students will set their own goals at the beginning of the course.
This course is similar to the ‘Personal Leadership Your key to a successful education’ course. However, during this course, students will also look beyond their current education and take personal leadership over their lives and future. They will set long-term goals, discover their personal vision and focus on their mission.
This course aims to provide an introduction and philosophical investigation of the question if, when and how ethical considerations can or must play a role in the practice of medical professions. Euthanasia, embryo research and cloning are a few of the topics that will be addressed.
This course will provide an update about the field of psychedelic medicine based on preclinical and clinical work conducted by researchers worldwide. Students will also be stimulated to think about the pros and cons of psychedelics in the treatment of disorders (such as depression, addiction and PTSD).
This course introduces students to the fundamental principles of “management”. The primary emphasis is on individual and group behaviour within organisations, in order for students to learn what it means to be an effective member of an organisation – both as a new employee and eventually as a manager.