Courses tagged with "Humanities" (15)

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Starts : 2014-03-11
107 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Brain and Cognitive Sciences Business & Management Economics & Finance Health & Society Humanities Introduction to Psychology

Behavioral economics couples scientific research on the psychology of decision making with economic theory to better understand what motivates financial decisions. In A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior, you will learn about some of the many ways in which we behave in less than rational ways, and how we might overcome our shortcomings. You’ll also learn about cases where our irrationalities work in our favor, and how we can harness these human tendencies to make better decisions.

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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Accounting Accounting and financial statements Business & Management Business Administration Economics & Finance Finance and capital markets

This course examines the underlying concepts, processes, and accountability function of accounting and the scientific foundation for why accounting fulfills such an important role in both ancient and modern societies.

Starts : 2016-02-01
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Arts Audio Business & Management Film Humanities Music

This course examines the relation of advertising to society, culture, history, and the economy. Using contemporary theories about visual communications, we learn to analyze the complex levels of meaning in both print advertisements and television commercials.

Starts : 2014-11-10
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Biology & Life Sciences Computer Science Economics & Finance Humanities Medicine Theory

This course will introduce you to the multidisciplinary field of consumer neuroscience and neuromarketing. It will go through to the basic concepts of the human brain, the elements of the consumer mind, how it is studied, and how its insights can be applied in commercial and societal understandings of consumer behaviour.

Starts : 2015-08-31
109 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Economics & Finance Energy & Earth Sciences Humanities

This course develops an interdisciplinary understanding of the social, political, economic and scientific perspectives on climate change.

Starts : 2015-09-14
No votes
Coursera Free Business English Economics & Finance Humanities Social Sciences

In today’s world, politics and economics are inextricably interconnected, but what is the nature of this connectivity? What are the power relationships that shape the world economy today and create new challenges for international institutions facing globalization? What makes some countries wealthier than others? Do we face cultural diversity or fragmentation? Does the type of governance effect economic development and social change or is it the other way around? How do we measure it and how trustworthy is the data? These issues and many more will be examined in this course along with up-to-date sources and biting criticism.

Starts : 2014-07-14
30 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Artificial Intelligence Arts Audio Biology & Life Sciences Business & Management Chemistry

Let’s make history together - again! 让我们再一次创造历史!

Starts : 2015-06-01
No votes
Coursera Free Business English Artificial Intelligence Arts Audio Biology & Life Sciences Business & Management Chemistry

Learn how to make effective decisions about your future career and how to take control of your professional development by honing your critical thinking and employability skills. Suitable for anyone undertaking some form of study, regardless of academic discipline, interests or employment background.

Starts : 2014-08-11
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Coursera Free Business Spanish Education Humanities Social Sciences

Curso básico de español que proporciona las herramientas lingüísticas necesarias para un manejo efectivo de la lengua escrita.

Starts : 2015-10-05
276 votes
Coursera Free Popular Closed [?] Business English Economics & Finance Humanities

In this class, you will learn how to think with models and use them to make sense of the complex world around us.

Starts : 2014-02-03
78 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Economics & Finance Humanities Law

Think about the oldest and most familiar principles of American law, property and proportional liability, in a new and surprising way, and learn to apply economic reasoning to an especially important and interesting aspect of life.

Starts : 2017-02-13
No votes
edX Free Business English EdX Humanities LouvainX Social Sciences

Ce cours sera enseigné en français.
This course will be taught in French.

Quel lien existe-t-il entre l’exploitation des ressources naturelles (terre, eau, ressources minières, forêts, ...) et le développement durable ? Ce cours vous permettra de comprendre les opportunités mais aussi les défis que la présence de ressources naturelles offre, tant au niveau local que global. En analysant les effets socio-économiques et écologiques de la ruée actuelle vers ces ressources naturelles, vous comprendrez mieux les liens entre crise agraire, crise alimentaire et crise environnementale. A partir d’études de cas spécifiques, c’est votre regard sur les dynamiques globales contemporaines qui en sera modifié.

A la fin du cours, par rapport à des problématiques liées à la gestion des ressources naturelles (ruée sur la terre, le sous-sol, l’eau et/ou la forêt), vous serez capables de:

  • comprendre, comparer et analyser des modèles théoriques qui permettent de décoder de telles problématiques
  • décomposer ces problématiques en causes, conséquences, solutions et points de vue divergents sur ces trois elements
  • repérer, dans votre environnement, des cas d'étude qui illustrent ces problématiques et leur appliquer le processus de décomposition vu dans le cours.

Vous serez invités à choisir deux ressources naturelles parmi les quatre proposées. Vous développerez les apprentissages annoncés au travers de présentations vidéo par la professeur et par des experts, de QCM, d’un jeu de plateau à jouer avec vos proches (Land Rush), de débats et de cas d’étude proposés par vous, que vous schématiserez et présenterez aux autres via une activité d’évaluation par les pairs.

What kind of link exists between the exploitation of natural resources (land, water, minerals, forests) and sustainable development? This course aims to understand the opportunities and challenges implied by the presence of natural resources at both local and global levels. You will be analyzing the socioeconomic and ecological effects of the contemporary natural resource rush. This will help you to gain a better understanding of the links between land, food and environmental crises. Through the analysis of specific case studies, you’ll look at contemporary global dynamics in a different way.

Starts : 2015-09-14
No votes
Coursera Free Business English Business & Management Economics & Finance Health & Society Humanities Social Sciences

Join us and learn how to develop, test, and deploy high-impact solutions to society's toughest challenges.

Starts : 2014-09-15
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Coursera Free Business English Business & Management Energy & Earth Sciences Humanities Information Social Sciences Tech & Design

Sustainability is a practice operating across a variety of scales and skills. We will explore the ways that decision makers use systems analysis and design thinking to confront the career-defining challenges facing the next generation of leaders. Networks of practice from across North America and around the globe will provide case material and guest lectures.

Starts : 2015-09-15
No votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Business & Management Humanities Social Sciences

This course 'Unethical decision making in organizations : A seminar on the dark side of the force' will teach you how strong organizational contexts push good people towards unethical decisions. You will also learn how to protect yourself and your organization against such forces lurking in the dark.