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REBO Skills Academy
The REBO Skills Academy enables you to develop skills from other scientific disciplines in addition to your own Bachelor/Master programme. Students in Governance, Economics and Law are welcome to join the REBO Skills Academy.
The Skills Academy takes place every year in period 4 You will be notified about the application process in period 3 of each year.
The REBO Skills Academy offers small modules of 2.5 EC on honours level, during which you will learn beyond the confines of your own field of study. Starting in period 4, there are eleven modules about a diverse array of skills. Every module has four to six meetings. Most modules are offered in English, some are in Dutch.
You can follow modules at the REBO Skills Academy from the second year of your Bachelor's onward. Master's students can also follow Skills Academy modules.
In this module you will improve your understanding of the implications of digitisation for society, by getting some elementary experience in how digitisation works in the context of readily available big data. By using large datasets you will learn about methods of data visualisation, algorithms and machine learning. Meetings take place on Thursdays between 5 and 7 pm.
In this module you will explore the opportunities and risks associated with the use of digital technology by governments. You will explore the question of how to cope with these risks. Meetings take place on Tuesdays between 5 and 7 pm.
How can you prepare and lead effective meetings? In this module, you will learn what good preparation looks like, and what you can do during meetings to keep them as efficient as possible. Meetings take place between 5 and 7 pm on varying days.
Modern society is flooded with information. This offers opportunities, but also brings risks. In this module, you will learn to make the distinction between false information and factual information. Meetings take place on Mondays between 5 and 7 pm.
This course will only be offered in Dutch
In deze module zal je leren hoe je een serious game kunt gebruiken als tool voor interventies bij organisaties. Daarnaast zal je, onder leiding van een expert, leren hoe je een serious game ontwikkelt en je zal een game gaan ontwikkelen voor een echte opdrachtgever. De bijeenkomsten vinden plaats tussen 17.00 en 19.00 uur op verschillende dagen.
You will learn to summarise complex information in pictures and to communicate things to a broad audience through insightful ‘visuals’. You don’t need to be able to draw beforehand, but will learn the basics about how to use pictures to engage others in your work. Meetings take place on Wednesdays between 5 and 7 pm.
This course will only be offered in Dutch
De academische taal en de manier van denken en doen die daarbij hoort zijn niet voor iedereen toegankelijk. In deze module leer je niet alleen algemene adviesvaardigheden, maar ook hoe je je academische kennis kunt gebruiken voor advies in een bredere setting. Je past deze vaardigheid toe op een concrete vraag van de maatschappelijke afdeling van een club in de eredivisie voetbal.
De bijeenkomsten zijn op dinsdagen van 17.00 tot 19.00 uur.
In this module, you will strengthen your ethical awareness and capacity to judge and act on that awareness. The focus is on your personal, social, and professional role in an open and inclusive society. Meetings take place on Tuesdays between 5 and 7 pm.
With the rise of misinformation, disinformation, and fake news, Open-Source investigation methods are crucial. You will learn open-source investigations skills and how they are being used to address global challenges ranging from environmental harm to human rights violations and conflict-related research. Meetings take place on Thursdays between 5 and 7 pm.
The focus of this module is to equip you with the ability to apply basic financial and accounting principles in various professional situations to stay in control of your budget. Excel is used for this as a powerful tool. Meetings take place on Wednesdays between 5 and 7 pm.
In this module, you learn to analyse large amounts of text by using automatic analysis, using software such as R. This opens a new world of analyses, where you can also use newspaper articles, rulings by judges, policy statements, or business plans. You will get up to speed with the complete workflow of data-driven research using digitised text collections and learn to reflect on the pros and cons of using certain methods. Meetings take place between 5 and 7 pm with days to be confirmed.
Are you interested? You can enrol for one or more modules. The number of places is limited. When there is more interest than there are places available, we will select on the basis of the moment of application per department. Your preferences will be taken into consideration in this process.