Promoting Professional Development and Best Practice in EE
Introduction to Systems Thinking
Date and Time:
Monday, September 6, 2021, 8:00am to Friday, October 8, 2021, 8:00am
Friday, August 27, 2021, 8:00pm
The course brings together people who are motivated to influence or lead systems, not just organizations. It equips them with the ability to recognize the systems that they are a part of, its constituents, the purpose that binds them together, and the places to intervene in the system.
The course will:
build individual and organizational capacity to address the systemic problems and challenges in their contexts,
provide participants an opportunity to develop habits to see the whole, not just the parts, and
enhance participants capacity to become systems leaders able to help their organizations to discover meaningful missions that will contribute to planetary well-being.
This course will have live sessions every week that will be recorded for those who might not be able to attend.
Introduction to Systems Thinking is an online, facilitated course of five-weeks involving 20 hours.
Participants will be introduced to the concepts through content and facilitation that include videos, articles, live conversations, a project, and discussion forums. In each session, participants are expected to actively participate in conversations, focused inquiry, and complete the project.
At the end of the course, participants will submit a 5-minute video summary of their project along with a report on the system they investigated during the course. This course will encourage interaction between participants, expect them to build connections, and collaborate with each other.