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Foundations of Development Policy (edX)

Using economic theory and data analysis, explore the economic lives of the poor, and the ways to design and implement effective development policy. In this course, we will study the different facets of human development in topics such as education, health, gender, the family, land relations, risk, informal and [...]
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Escuela de trabajo decente (edX)

Contribuye a incrementar productividad y satisfacción en el empleo a través de herramientas que fomenten el trabajo decente en la empresa. La “Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo sostenible” es un plan de acción universal para la consecución de 17 objetivos, los llamados “Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible” o, simplemente, “ODS”. [...]
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Leaders in Global Development (edX)

Learn key leadership skills, concepts and theories needed to be a successful leader in development and determine your own leadership style within different development contexts. Are you working in the development sector and looking to take the next step in your career and take on a leadership role? This [...]
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La Fac, est-ce pour moi ? (FUN)

Oct 19th 2021
La Fac, est-ce pour moi ? (FUN)
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« La fac, est-ce pour moi ? » est un Mooc d’orientation destiné aux lycéens, à leur famille, mais aussi aux étudiants qui s’interrogent sur leur parcours à l’université. Il ne présente pas les différentes formations du supérieur, mais donne les clés essentielles pour réussir son passage du statut [...]
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Responsible Innovation: Ethics, Safety and Technology (edX)

How to deal with risks and ethical questions raised by development of new technologies. There is no doubt that technological innovation is one of the key elements driving human progress. However, new technologies also raise ethical questions, have serious implications for society and the environment and pose new risks, [...]
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Us vs Them: Why people polarise and how to bring them together (edX)

We all form groups. Sometimes they help us, other times they stimulate harmful or even violent polarisation. Using expertise from business, behavioural science, and politics, we explore these ‘groupish’ instincts, while providing skills to bridge divides.
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One Health: A Ten Thousand Year-Old View into the Future (edX)

This course introduces the One Health paradigm with special emphasis on its application in the Circumpolar North. This holistic approach connects knowledge from natural and social sciences with traditional ways of knowing.
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Alternative Mobility Narratives (Coursera)

Ready to imagine a radically different mobility future? This course is about the stories that we tell ourselves about why and how we move. By critically examining our current narratives, we help you think about mobility in a new way. Using systems dynamics modelling, we explore how a mobility [...]
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Introduction to Environmental Law and Policy (Coursera)

Environmental law may be the one institution standing between us and planetary exhaustion. It is also an institution that needs to be reconciled with human liberty and economic aspirations. This course considers these issues and provides a tour though existing legal regimes governing pollution, water law, endangered species, toxic [...]
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Financial Regulation: From the Global Financial Crisis to Fintech and the COVID Pandemic (edX)

Oct 6th 2021
Financial Regulation: From the Global Financial Crisis to Fintech and the COVID Pandemic (edX)
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How financial regulation responded to the Global Financial Crisis of 2008 and its implications for regulating Fintech and responding to the Covid-19 pandemic. The course stresses the interplay between the financial industry and its regulators in shaping regulations and their effectiveness.
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