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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.
During this course, students will look at human trafficking and sexual violence in conflict, both in their own right and together. This will contribute to a better understanding of the opportunities and challenges involved and to finding ways forward in addressing these timely crimes.
All investors – from the largest endowment funds to the smallest retail investors – share similar issues in investing: how to meet their liabilities/goals, how to decide where to invest and how much risk to take. During this course, students will learn how to think about, discuss and formulate solutions to these investment issues.
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.
The aim of the course is to discuss the main concepts of International Relations, such as world system, interstate relations, international organisations and transnational issues like environmental degradation, climate change, inequality and gender-based biases.
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 provides an overview of modern health challenges in Europe and how they are embraced by a variety of stakeholders: policy makers, researchers, practitioners and the civil society. The course focuses on, among others, health in Europe and the perspective of European health.
This course discusses the key economic policy areas of the European Union (EU) and offers an analysis of the different approaches to regional economic integration throughout the history of the EU. The theory of the economic integration process will also be applied to a business setting. A field trip is included in the course.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
During this course, students will look at different categories of AI project failures to better understand what went wrong. This non-technical course is aimed at future data scientists who want to take a cross-disciplinary approach to building their AI solutions that enables them to consider their projects from multiple perspectives.
This course is designed around the data science lifecycle to show the techniques for handling a data science project. Students will be exposed to basic programming skills in Python and learn how to select, clean, analyse, visualise and interpret data.