After studying this course, you should be able to:
display confidence in using systems concepts and language
describe accurately the set of key systems concepts
understand what is distinctive about systems thinking as opposed to other forms of thinking
understand how systems thinking is useful in analysing and improving situations
understand the notion of a system as a creation of the observer, i.e. as an intellectual construct, as opposed to using the term system in other ways, i.e. as entities that exist ‘out there’.