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Your career, your studies and your personal life: they’re all about taking decisions. However, the world is complex, circumstances are uncertain and possible consequences are often difficult to anticipate. Learn to enhance your decision-making skills in a free online course (MOOC) at the University of Groningen (UG).Key lecturer: professor Lex Hoogduin, economist.
Dealing with complexity and uncertainty is a new, exciting and multidisciplinary field of study. The lecturers in the online course are economists, behavioural experts, biologists, planning experts and sociologists, who can tell you all about how to tackle major and minor decisions.
Participants watch lectures, take part in group discussions, work on case studies, take quizzes, write assignments, receive feedback etc. All online.
Free of charge | Start: 5 September 2016 | 7 weeks | approx. 5 hours per week | certificates available
Anyone should be able to participate in course. However, basic knowledge of economic, financial institutions, mathematics and logic will be helpful. The course will be taught at undergraduate level.
When you follow the MOOC, you:
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When firms need more resources to meet increasing demand, they usually add more resources. However, when demand declines, will firms reduce idle resources to respond to the decline? The answer is yes, but the reduction will often not be equivalent...