Systems Thinking for Sustainability (ENVM7523)
Information valid for Semester 1, 2013
Agriculture Food Sciences Schl
1 Lecture hour, 2 Practical or Laboratory hours
Dr Carl Smith
This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.
Current course offerings
|Course offerings||Location||Mode||Course Profile|
|Semester 1, 2013||Remote||Web Based||Course Profile|
|Semester 1, 2013||St Lucia||Internal||Course Profile|
|Semester 2, 2013||St Lucia||Intensive||Profile unavailable|
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Managing for sustainability in any discipline requires an understanding of how complex systems work and how decisions and policies can influence system behaviour. This course introduces Systems Thinking and System Dynamics as tools for understanding sustainability issues and for predicting the consequences of management decisions and policies.