Course Dates: 2/26/13 - 3/16/13 [see full schedule]
Leaders are the architects and evangelists of systems and so this course will
allow you to work on your ability to inspire and direct the actions of others, as
you practice a new methodology for holistic problem-solving. This course uses three
in-depth cases and invites students to design and then improve cyber supply chains
using the systems approach. Systems thinking will enable you to anticipate the direct
and indirect consequences of actions.
We will examine systems that may appear to be serial in nature but have some
feedback loops. Positive feedback loops will allow us to better manage complex systems
by reducing the time to convergence and preventing systems that are chronically
“out of control.” This course requires students to complete two exams.