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Work and Technology on Human Terms

Title translated into English

Work and Technology on Human Terms

Website URL (http:// or https://)

https://www.prevent.se/onhumanterms

Content

The online course “Work and Technology on Human Terms” is free of charge, held in English and covers subjects as; Human-Technology-System, Psycho-social and organizational environment, Physical environment, Information and interaction in technical systems, Methods and design processes, and Economic and legal conditions (in Sweden). It also contains workplace cases for practical application of the theory.

Theory and theoretical models are presented using animations supported by interviews with experts and researchers active in the various disciplines. The content is closely linked to different types of businesses, as reflected by company reports and interviews with product developers, managers and safety representatives.

The students acquire knowledge and skill, in order to, in future position as product developer, production engineer, manager or leader, design products and workplaces with consideration to human abilities and limitations.

The user is free to start and finish the online course independently of others. The course comprises totally approximately 20 hours of study and the user will get a certificate after finishing the complete course including knowledge tests.

Message

Work and Technology on Human Terms. Free online course about work environment.

The purpose of this online course is to contribute to safer and healthier workplaces as well as to maintain or improve organizational performance.

The course is about how to design work and technology on human terms. It is available free of charge and you can start and stop the training independently of others.

www.onhumanterms.org

Background

In collaboration with five Swedish universities of technology, Prevent has produced an online course in English, based on the textbook “Work and technology on human terms” to be used as a modern, highly accessible study material. Prevent is owned by the parties of the Swedish labor market with the mission to provide knowledge for improved work environment.

The purpose is to contribute to safer and healthier workplaces and to improve organizational performance.

 The online course targets students at universities who are pursuing degrees in engineering, economics or human relations as well as professionals holding equivalent university degrees. The intention is that the course will be of use not only in the Nordic countries but around the whole world.

The online course was available in August 2017 at www.onhumanterms.org

Target Group

Students

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Contact details Editor / Production company

Prevent
Box 20133, se-104 60 Stockholm
+4684020253 - +46702621953 https://www.prevent.se