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During this course, students will discover how new genres of painting were introduced in the 17th century and how they developed in the course of the century. They will also delve into the works of the great masters and numerous minor masters of the age and analyse the art works from different perspectives.
The scale and speed at which innovative business models are transforming industry landscapes today is unprecedented. During this interactive course, students will look into the challenge of business model innovation and trends such as the rise of Corporate Social Responsibility.
Effective scientific communication relies on clear and unbiased visualization of data as well as unambiguous textual explanations of that data. This course will cover the creation and interpretation of figures, reading and writing scientific papers, and presentation of data.
This course deals with the achievements and challenges in the field of preventing, investigating and prosecuting conflict-related sexual violence. Topics include the emergence of international concern regarding conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) and the scope, nature and consequences of these crimes.
During this course, students will look at key elements of the historical development of the relationship between science and religion in Europe. This relationship will be explored by, among others, addressing a number of central problems within the natural and human sciences that represent the most well-known ‘areas of conflict’ (physics, cosmology, biology).
This course provides an introduction to modern monetary theory. During the course, students will examine the balance sheets and transactions that are relevant for understanding modern money, with a focus on the Eurozone. Furthermore, alternative explanations are brought forward that include, among others, the idea that governments spend first and collect taxes later.
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.
The focus of this course lies on leadership, strategy and change in a global business context. During the course, students are confronted with strategic business issues with the aim of developing business knowledge and improving leadership skills to deal with these issues in a more effective and creative way.
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.
This course is designed like a gym workout — students will learn a suite of basic writing moves that are used in all proposals and practice them. A particular focus will be on justifying the research based on its significance and potential impact, and on devising a unique “angle” for a proposal.
From the late Middle Ages through the Renaissance and the Baroque to the modern era, Dutch artists have tried to come to terms with ever-changing principles and conceptions regarding the world around them and have been constantly improving techniques to visualize it. The results of their efforts are the subject of this course.
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.
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 interactive online course, students will focus on the psychological part of marketing to understand what the effect is on the stimuli. What triggers us to buy or to ignore although we are the right target group? What is the effect of social media and how do we form attitudes towards brands?
Crisis after crisis is rocking Europe at a time in which European citizens are questioning the very nature of the European Union (EU) itself. This course takes these crises (such as the current pandemic) as a starting point to understand Europe, the EU and European politics and society, and will explore the EU’s next steps and possible future scenarios in light of the ongoing crises.
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’, the DNA, to understand how family culture affects business and management.
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.
Many companies have access to mountains of data and increasingly recognise the importance of turning these data into insights. This development explains the growing popularity of data analytics software such as the open-source programming environment R.