Systems diagramming
Systems diagramming

This free course is available to start right now. Review the full course description and key learning outcomes and create an account and enrol if you want a free statement of participation.

Free course

Systems diagramming

3.6 Key points

Diagrams can be helpful in clarifying your thinking because:

  • they can summarise complex situations, allowing you to appreciate the complexity while seeing the individual components and the connections between the components;

  • they can give you new insights into a situation by making you think carefully about the components and connections and by helping you to learn more effectively.

T552_1

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to university level study, find out more about the types of qualifications we offer, including our entry level Access courses and Certificates.

Not ready for University study then browse over 900 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus