15 871 - Introduction to System Dynamics

Description
Prereq: Permission of instructor. Introduction to systems thinking and system dynamics modeling applied to strategy, organizational change, and policy design. Students use simulation models, management flight simulators, and case studies to develop conceptual and modeling skills for the design and management of high-performance organizations in a dynamic world. Case studies of successful applications of system dynamics in growth strategy, management of technology, operations, public policy, product development, and others. Principles for effective use of modeling in the real world. Meets with 15.873 first half of term when offered concurrently. Students taking 15.871 complete additional assignments.
Credits
6
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2020, Fall 2019
Offered
MW, F
Avg. Sections
4