Specialist Courses Social and Behavioural Sciences

Specialist courses (co-)organised by the Doctoral School of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Subject Dates Competencies as defined in the competency matrix for PhD students*
From PhD to SME: a 1-year leadership programme developed by VOKA  March 2023 until November 2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Research to Market

AY 2022-2023 (recurring)

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Causal Inference in Micro-econometrics with Application to Program Evaluation (OASIS course code X000173) 2022-2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Expedition DO! (counts as specialist course + 1 transferable skills seminar Research & Valorization) AY 2022-2023 (recurring)

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Social work research as a practice of transparency 27 January 2023 - 26 May 2023 

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Communication (IS)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Basic MRI Physics

21-22 September 2022

Specialised knowledge (EX), Critical and analytical skills, Innovation & creativity (CT)

Quantitative Methods for Dynamic Economics

24/02/2023 - 01/06/2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

Representations of Violence in Literature and Other Media

4 and 5 May 2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

Topics in corporate finance

12 February 2023 - 4 June 2023

Broad knowledge, Specialised knowledge (EX)

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

 *Every competency corresponds to a skill cluster: EX: Expertise; CT: Critical Thinking; PL: Professional Leadership; IS: Interpersonal Skills; PR: Professionalism

Selection of other courses

PhD students who want to include one of the courses listed below or any other course in their Doctoral Training Programme are required to submit an application for recognition.

Course Title / Subject Dates Organiser Registration

M3: Drawing conclusions from data: an introduction

November 8, 15 and 29, December 6, 13 & 20, 2022, from 5.30 pm till 9.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser

M4 - Getting Started with Python for Data Scientists

December 5, 8, 12, 15 and 19, 2022, from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M5 - Exploiting Sources of Variation in your Data: the ANOVA Approach

January 10, 17, 24 and 31, February 7, 2023, from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M9 - Explaining and Predicting Outcomes with Linear Regression

March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2023 from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm. IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M11 - Multilevel Analysis for Grouped and Longitudinal Data

Wednesday April 12, Thursday April 13 and Friday April 14, 2023 from 9 am till 4 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M12 - Machine Learning with Python April 17 and 24, May 8, 15 and 22, June 5 and 12, 2023, from 5.30 pm to 9 pm. IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M13 - Building Interactive Apps with Shiny© in R

April 18 and 25, May 2, 9 and 16, 2023, from 5.30 pm to 9 pm IPVW (ICES) Organiser
M14 - Artificial Neural Networks: from the Ground Up

April 20 and 27, May 4, 11 and 25, 2023, from 5.30 pm to 9 pm
IPVW (ICES) Organiser
Intellectual Property and Valorization 2020-2021 Ghent University OASIS course code I001967

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