The first University of Groningen MOOC (massive open online course) will be offered by our Faculty of Economics and Business in September. The subject is: "Decision-making in a complex and uncertain world". Everyone interested is invited to join.
Our careers and personal lives are 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 this new academic online course about dealing with complexity and uncertainty; a new, exciting and multidisciplinary field of study.
The course will start on 15 September and takes 6 weeks. Key lecturer is our FEB professor Lex Hoogduin. Participants watch lectures, take part in group discussions, work on case studies, take quizzes, write assignments, receive feedback etc. All online. Register now, participation is free.
When you follow the course ‘Decision-Making in a Complex and Uncertain World’ (on the international MOOC platform FutureLearn), you:
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