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Learner Career Outcomes

10%

started a new career after completing these courses

20%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

22%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction

1 hour to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 4 readings
2 videos
How to succeed in your online class?2m
4 readings
Meet the instructors & the team5m
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
2 hours to complete

Global Challenges and Wicked Problems

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 19 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Wicked Problems7m
Crowdsourcing Exercise5m
2 readings
Global Trends to 2030: Can the EU meet the challenges ahead?15m
Rittel and Webber: Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning20m
1 practice exercise
Global Challenges and Wicked Problems30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Safety and Security

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 31 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
What Are We Protecting?6m
Risk Management7m
Risk Management: Critiques and Alternatives5m
Recap and Outlook4m
3 readings
Van den Berg and Hutten: Security and Safety: An Introduction15m
Renn: Concept of Risk: A Classification20m
Documentary: Seconds From Disaster - Hurricane Katrina40m
1 practice exercise
Safety and Security15m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Perspectives and Levels

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 19 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
A Multi-actor Perspective on Security and Safety6m
The Three-step Approach: Explore, Understand, Do6m
1 reading
Dewulf: An introduction to multi-actor processes20m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Case Studies

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 26 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Safety case: Kursk Submarine Disaster (II)6m
Security Case: Boston Marathon Bombing9m
Security And Safety Case: Bhopal Disaster (I)2m
Security and Safety Case: Bhopal Disaster (II)4m
2 readings
Required Documentaries10m
Turner: The Organizational and Interorganizational Development of Disasters15m
1 practice exercise
Test Your Knowledge15m

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