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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, French

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Welcome & Risk in Modern Society

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 20 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Lecture 1.1 The History of Risk4m
Lecture 1.2 The Study of Risk: Security Studies6m
Lecture 1.3 The Study of Risk: Safety Science7m
5 readings
Meet the Instructors & Leiden•Delft•Erasmus10m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
The History of Risk10m
The Study of Risk10m
1 practice exercise
The History and Study of Risk20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Managing Risk

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 37 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Lecture 2.2 Risk of Natural Hazards4m
Lecture 2.3 Risk of Natural Hazards / Part II5m
Lecture 2.4 Risk in the Chemical Industry3m
Lecture 2.5 Risk in the Chemical Industry / Part II7m
Lecture 2.6 Risk Management: Strengths and Weaknesses7m
4 readings
Risk Management10m
The Risk of Natural Hazards10m
Risks in the Chemical Industry10m
Risk Management: Strengths and Weaknesses10m
1 practice exercise
Managing Risk20m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Risk Perception

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 37 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Lecture 3.2 Risk of Terrorism6m
Lecture 3.3 Risk of Terrorism / Part II8m
Lecture 3.4 Risk of Violent Crime5m
Lecture 3.5 The Risk of Violent Crime / Part II3m
Lecture 3.6 Risk and Moral Emotions7m
5 readings
Risk Perception10m
The Risk of Terrorism10m
The Risk of Violent Crime10m
Risk and Moral Emotions10m
Further Readings10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Modern-day Risks: Global Challenges

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 45 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Lecture 4.2 Risks in Cyberspace6m
Lecture 4.3 Risks in Cyberspace / Part II6m
Lecture 4.4 Risk of Hospital Acquired Infections9m
Lecture 4.5: Risk of Hospital Acquired Infections / Part II5m
Lecture 4.6 Risk of Infectious Diseases4m
Lecture 4.7 Risk of Infectious Diseases / Part II3m
Lecture 4.8 The Risk of Infectious Diseases / Part III5m
4 readings
Modern-day Risk: Global Challenges10m
Risks in Cyberspace10m
The Risk of Hospital Acquired Infections10m
The Risk of Infectious Diseases10m
1 practice exercise
Modern-day Risks: Global Challenges20m

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