Nijmegen, Netherlands

Serious Games for Analysing and Supporting Complex Decision-Making

when 11 July 2022 - 15 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 500

In this course, you will explore the potential of serious gaming for analyzing real-world complex problems. You will learn what serious games are, how games can help decision making and jointly develop, test and facilitate a serious game.

Course leader

Dr. Sander Lenferink, Assistant Professor

Dr. Ary Samsura, Research Associate

Femke Bekius, Assistant professor

Merel van der Wal, Assistant professor

Marieke de Wijse – Van Heeswijk, External PhD

All working at the Nijmegen School of Ma

Target group

- Advanced Bachelor
- Master
- PhD

We are looking for motivated participants with an active attitude that want to actively join and cooperate in exploring the world of serious games.

Course aim

After this course you are able to:

• Gain insight in the range of gaming approaches for supporting and analyzing decision-making processes
• Understand the implications of working with gaming approaches, for two major purposes:
• Understand how gaming approaches can support decision-making in practice.
• Understand how gaming can be used for research, to analyze decision-making.
• Develop, test and facilitate a game for supporting and/or analyzing decision-making
• Reflect on capabilities and limitations of gaming approaches in decision-making processes in supporting decision-making.

Fee info

EUR 500: The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and a number of social activities.


We offer several reduced fees:
€ 450 early bird discount- deadline 1 April 2022 (10%)
€ 425 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 375 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)

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