Systems thinking and system dynamics modeling
from ___ to ___ (month) 2024
Rapid changes in all spheres of our lives complicate the world. As recent WEF reports highlight, megatrends such as the emergence of a global economy, rapid urbanization, technological breakthroughs, climate change, and resource scarcity are shaping a whole new set of global risks for which our society must be better prepared. Systems thinking is often referred to as the “cognitive skill of the 21st century” because it is important to learn a new way of thinking about this ever-changing, increasingly complex world and equip students with the skills they need to succeed in their future lives.
- Knowledge of systems analysis principles and system dynamics methodology, including understanding of elements of causal loops and stock and flow diagrams, system archetypes and typical steps of simulation model development procedure
Sustainable development goals:
- SDG4: Quality education
- SDG8: Decent work and economic growth
- SDG11: Sustainable cities and communities
Computer-based simulation Cloud computing
Creative & critical thinking Problem solving
Lectures discussions debates mapping real-life situations problem-based learning
Synchronous contact hours: 10
Asynchronous hours & self directed learning: 15
Communication in English at a B2 level.
Problem-solving tasks, models
presentation, debates, final written exam.
Stage of accreditation:
Pending on national legislation