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Subtitles: English, Persian

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PhilosophyChange ManagementInnovationStrategic Planning

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Approx. 21 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Persian

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

The Forgotten Half of Change

8 videos (Total 47 min), 1 quiz
8 videos
Change : Parmenides or Heraclites ?3m
Two Types of Change : Perception and Reality4m
To Change is to Change Twice5m
Innovation vs Creativity4m
Not a Single Idea is Born Good 9m
"Yes and…"8m
Three kinds of new ideas8m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

How do we Think ?

6 videos (Total 47 min), 1 quiz
6 videos
To Think is Like to Play : Playground, Rules,… 5m
Concepts are Simplifications5m
Perfect Deduction, Possible. Perfect Induction, Impossible9m
The Power of Analogy and the Black Swan 10m
Knowledge, Belief, Representation and Idea 9m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

On the Shoulders of Giants

7 videos (Total 45 min), 1 quiz
7 videos
Mathematics4m
Astronomy10m
Paradoxes6m
Leibniz’s Dream3m
The Fifth Discipline5m
The Mind and the Machine7m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Mental Models and Perception

6 videos (Total 52 min), 1 quiz
6 videos
Philosophy is also About Models9m
Models in Psychology8m
Optical Illusions and Brain Teasers9m
Paradox4m
Ambiguity11m
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Top reviews from On Strategy : What Managers Can Learn from Philosophy - PART 1

By VIFeb 28th 2017

Very engaging and I appreciate the style of Luc's lectures, catering to both left and right brained people. Really loved all of the lectures and would like to take one of his classes in person!

By PKJan 12th 2016

Fun and entertaining romp through the history of philosophical ideas with lots of great ways of thinking about how to apply them to the modern world of business management!

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Luc de Brabandere

Professor at Ecole Centrale Paris

About CentraleSupélec

CentraleSupélec is the result of the merger of the Ecole Centrale Paris and the Supélec. The collaboration between the two Colleges of engineering begun in 1969 with the introduction of the joint competitive entrance exam. Since 2009, the Ecole Centrale Paris and Supélec have continually strengthened their partnerships and collaborations with the aim of encompassing the whole of their activities (engineering education, research and post graduate programs) and confirmed their shared values of excellence, innovation, entrepreneurship, internationalization and leadership. Today CentraleSupélec aims to become a reference in the field of engineering and systems sciences and a leading engineering College in the area of higher education and research, ranked amongst the best institutions in the world. ...

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