An Introduction to Systems Thinking covers the key theories and principles behind this discipline. This course will discuss and critically evaluate various organisational and engineering systems in a variety of contexts. We will teach you the methods, tools and techniques used for analysing, improving and designing systems. These methods are applicable in all kinds of organisations, including industrial, commercial and in the public sector.
The course costs £250.
This course fee includes access to MyPlace our online learning platform, the course material for one year and a digital certificate of completion if you pass the final course test.
More details course information
is available on the university "Study with us" pages
We would recommend that this online course provides 4 weeks of learning material, at 10 hours a week.
The benefit of online learning is you can progress through the educational material at your own pace, and complete the course quicker or slower than the average 4 weeks. You will also gain access to the course material for a full year, so that you can refer back to your notes or material after completing the course.
This course will be launching in 2021, and once it has launched the course will be available for students to start flexibly throughout the year.
Key Learning outcomes
- Systems theory, concepts and approaches
- Systems & organisational performance
- Practical application of Systems Thinking