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Maps and plans, architects and engineers, drawings, graphs and tables: all are models we use in everyday life. This free course, Systems modelling, will introduce you to the modelling process, enabling you to recognise that systems models may be used in different ways as part of a process for: improving understanding of a situation; identifying problems or formulating opportunities and supporting decision making.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • describe and use a general classification of models
  • outline and discuss the process of systems modelling, where models are used as part of a systemic approach to a range of different situations
  • recognise that systems models may be used in different ways as part of a process for: improving understanding of a situation; identifying problems or formulating opportunities; supporting decision making.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 4 hours
  • Updated Tuesday 29th March 2016
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Systems (Computer)
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Systems modelling

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Maps and plans, architects‗ and engineers‗ drawings, graphs and tables: all are models we use in everyday life. This course will introduce you to the modelling process enabling you to recognise that systems models may be used in different ways as part of a process for: improving understanding of a situation; identifying problems or formulating opportunities and supporting decision making.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in Computing & IT [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

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