Program Details

Visit to the employer of a recent executive graduate in OBM at VU Amsterdam.
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Program Type:
Study Abroad
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Program Overview

Program Description:

VU University Amsterdam is the first European institution to offer a degree in OBM and this is the first summer course of its kind offered in Europe. Students will learn the principles and techniques of applied behaviour analysis (ABA), the ABC model (antecedent-behaviour-consequence), and the four behavioural consequences. They will also explore protocols for shaping new behaviours and learn to use the OBM Optimizer, a practical tool for enhancing organizational performance.

Visit to the employer of a recent executive graduate in OBM at VU Amsterdam.

- You will understand the importance of organizational behaviour for excellent results - You will understand how OBM and ABA can help change organizational behaviour - You will be familiar with the ABC model and ABC analysis - You will understand the major concepts in OBM/ABA and how they can help improve performance - You will be able to apply the OBM protocol to a real-life behaviour and use the OBM Optimizer computer program

Setting Description:
With over 180 unique nationalities, Amsterdam is a melting pot of cultures and embraces different cultures, religions, and lifestyles. 165 canals criss-cross the entire city, giving it its nickname ‘Venice of the North.’ The city also features more bikes than inhabitants! With a bustling creative industry, Amsterdam offers plenty of cultural activities and events throughout the year. In Amsterdam you can benefit from the advantages of a big city with enough quiet spots to kick back and relax.
1150 EUR. The tuition fee includes: • Airport pick-up service • Welcome goodie bag • Orientation programme • Course excursions • On-site support • Emergency assistance • Transcript of records after completion of the course

Additional Program Information

Scholarships Description:
The VU Amsterdam Summer School offers ten scholarships that cover the full tuition and housing fees of one course. Information about how to apply for the scholarship will be posted on the VU Amsterdam Summer School website.

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