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Mar 6th 2017

Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends.

Average: 5.2 (6 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

Understand and analyze the role of religion in conflicts and peacebuilding in present-day societies, with this free online course.

Average: 8.8 (11 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

In recent years, the international tax planning strategies of multinationals have become a source of – often heated – debate. This course provides learners with the tools to become fully informed participants in the debate by explaining the foundations and practice of international tax law as well as addressing current developments and the ethical aspects of tax planning.

Average: 8.2 (6 votes)
Mar 6th 2017

This eight-week online course provides an overview of the economy surrounding biotechnology. As a participant, you’ll learn about biorefineries, nutrients, biopolymers, bioenergy, and the cycle that takes products from biomass to world markets.

Average: 4.5 (4 votes)
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Learn how to solve complex problems with analytics based decision-making and solution designs. Explore complex, multi-actor systems in which one factor influences all other factors. For instance, how innovative energy technologies merge into the existing energy system, or how new health technologies, medicines, treatments and screening technologies in development impact current processes. Armed with this information, learn to decide whether they should be further developed, consider possible negative results and weigh associated costs.

Average: 7 (1 vote)
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Learn the value of business models and essential tools to help you develop a sound business model for sustainable success. Does your business need a make-over? Are you unsure how to start? Having an innovative business model is key for a profitable business and growth. In this business and management course, you will learn how to design, test and implement new business models for sustainable success.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Mar 1st 2017

Through a unique Dutch approach learn how to design landscapes and cities in response to social and environmental challenges. Are you an urban planner, designer, policy maker or involved or interested in the creation of good living environments? This course will broaden your scope and diversify your take on the field of urban planning and design.

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Learn how to apply systems thinking to improve the environmental sustainability of food production systems. Understanding and working with the complexity of sustainable food production systems requires training in different disciplines and an approach that can address this complexity at the system level.

Average: 9 (1 vote)
Feb 27th 2017

Wondering why economists have not predicted serious financial crises? Shocked by economic assumptions of human behavior as self-centered and focusing only on what can be measured? Asking yourself if there are no sensible economic alternatives to free markets? Then you are at the right place to learn economics!

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Feb 27th 2017

Inferential statistics are concerned with making inferences based on relations found in the sample, to relations in the population. Inferential statistics help us decide, for example, whether the differences between groups that we see in our data are strong enough to provide support for our hypothesis that group differences exist in general, in the entire population.

Average: 8.3 (6 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Understanding statistics is essential to understand research in the social and behavioral sciences. In this course you will learn the basics of statistics; not just how to calculate them, but also how to evaluate them. This course will also prepare you for the next course in the specialization - the course Inferential Statistics.

Average: 8.7 (6 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

What is innovation management? How do firms bring in new business models and get new products and services to the market? Go on a nine-week journey through innovation management concepts, theories of idea generation, selection, strategy formulation and implementation in this MOOC in Innovation Management. In it, you will also learn the tools for implementing innovation projects yourself.

Average: 9.3 (3 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

Welcome to this Big History course! In this course, renowned scientists and scholars from the University of Amsterdam and beyond will take you on a journey from the Big Bang until today while addressing key questions in their fields.

Average: 8 (6 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

In this project-centered course, you will learn everything you need to research and present an effective and persuasive position paper or policy advice. We recommend you sign up for a certificate as this course is on premium grading and you will only enjoy the full benefit of the project if you can join in with the assignments. In addition this course contains the exciting opportunity to research and analyze historical decisionmaking, international relations, business cases and battles in an effort to truly understand constructing a convincing argument.

Average: 6.7 (10 votes)
Feb 27th 2017

This course will help you become scientifically literate so that you can make better choices for yourself and the world. Unlike other courses on statistics and scientific methods, we explore global challenges - such as poverty or climate change - and then discuss how key approaches of statistics and scientific methods can help tackle these challenges. We present these approaches in a non-mathematical and easily accessible way. You will leave the course being able to recognize which efforts to do good in this world actually work, and you will have used your science literacy to make some personal changes in your life.

Average: 4 (1 vote)
Feb 27th 2017

Learn how to use ecological and engineering design principles to develop more effective and sustainable hydraulic infrastructure. If you’re interested in the concept of building with nature, then this is the engineering course for you. This course explores the use of natural materials and ecological processes in achieving effective and sustainable hydraulic infrastructural designs.

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Feb 27th 2017

Welcome to this course on Data Analytics for Lean Six Sigma. In this course you will learn data analytics techniques that are typically useful within Lean Six Sigma improvement projects. At the end of this course you are able to analyse and interpret data gathered within such a project. You will be able to use Minitab to analyse the data. I will also briefly explain what Lean Six Sigma is.

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Feb 27th 2017

Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course. Are you planning to visit, or work or study in the Netherlands soon? This free online course is perfect if you have little or no prior knowledge of Dutch, but would like to master the fundamentals in order to survive life in the Low Countries.

Average: 8.2 (48 votes)
Feb 20th 2017

European integration has become contested. People have become more critical of European policy and often seem to prefer local policy solutions in response to globalization problems. This becomes clear from the rise of Eurosceptic parties in many EU member states and it is also reflected in the results of several referendums. Earlier this year voters in the Netherlands said ‘no’ to the Association agreement with the Ukraine. In the UK, voters supported leaving the EU with a small margin. These developments make it important to clarify whether and how European policy is beneficial to you. So, how do you experience EU policy? Does it provide you with benefits? And if not, how can we change this?

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Feb 20th 2017

Have you ever wondered how playing games can help us to train people, deal with societal challenges or raise awareness of contemporary social issues? In this MOOC you will learn the ins and outs of games that are designed with exactly those purposes in mind: serious games. We will define serious games and discuss the different types that have been developed. We will explain why people like to play them and what impact they may have.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

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