Diagramming for development 2: exploring interrelationships, is a free course that introduces you to the diagramming techniques of Influence diagrams, Multiple Cause Diagrams and Cognitive Maps. Using a case study project based in Africa, this unit illustrates the powerful use of systems diagramming for international development management. This is a companion course to Diagramming for development 1: bounding realities.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
describe and discriminate between three different diagramming techniques for exploring inter-relationships
appreciate how each technique can be used to explore a complex situation, issue or problem
use particular diagramming techniques for brainstorming ideas and concepts associated with complex situations
analyse relationships and links between variables in development intervention
diagnose strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats associated with development intervention.