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Ethics in Information Design

Do you want to learn more about information design from the perspective of ethics and responsibility? Join our new 2-day masterclass for senior professionals. You will learn how information technology might be biased, how to include fairness and inclusiveness in designs and how your business can benefit from such designs. The 1st edition starts on Thursday 4 March 2021.

Why join the masterclass Ethics in Information Design?

  • What will you learn?

    This 2-day masterclass combines interactive lectures, moderated discussions and in-class exercises with 1 week in between in order to reflect on the learnings and conversations. You will also receive some practical tools to help you tackle tough questions about moral responsibility in daily practice.

    In 2 days, you will learn:

    • how to reflect on questions of ethics and responsibility in the IT engineering and design practice.
    • how to build-in different values and responsibility in information technology products or services.
    • how responsible IT design correlates with organisational structures and business environments.
  • For whom

    This masterclass is specifically designed for senior professionals who are involved in decisions regarding information design, such as:

    • CIOs and CTOs
    • senior IT engineers
    • online product designers
    • UX designers
    • senior policy makers
    • professionals in the IT sector
    • professionals in the social media sector
  • Dates and fees
    Dates: Spring 2021 edition:
    Wednesday 4 & 11 March 2021

    Autumn 2021 edition:
    Wednesday 17 & 24 November 2020
    Times: 9:00 - 17:00 CEST
    Fee: €1,950* 

    *UvA alumni receive a 10% discount. Fees are VAT-exempt.

  • Practical information
    Location: De Burcht, Henri Polaklaan 9, Amsterdam
    Language: English
    Certification: You will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the University of Amsterdam
    PE hours 14 PE hours for chartered accountants. Let us know if you require PE hours.



Do you have questions about this or our other open programmes? Please contact:

Jannice Daha LLM
Manager Executive Education
T: +31 (0)20 525 6134

Facts & Figures
Type Contract teaching
Mode Short-term , open uva courses
Credits 14 PE ECTS, 2 days
Language of instruction English
Starts in November