As human beings in an interconnected world, we face a number of complex and seemingly intractable problems including climate change, food security, global poverty and pandemic diseases. Understanding how to address such problems is the first step to solving them. This course offers an introduction to systems thinking and system dynamics modeling as an approach to diagnosing and solving complex business problems. Students will learn about key concepts and modeling tools in systems thinking for better decision making and analysis, and a range of tools to address central concerns and current topics, including: health policy and management, mapping tools for system dynamics, crisis/pandemic management, case studies, sustainability and management simulations.
Course Date & Time
September 10-11-12 & October 9 &10 & November 13-14 3pm-7pm Istanbul Time