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Is It a Difficulty or a Mess? Using systems thinking to work through complex situations

Wednesday 14 April, 10am - 4pm, The Open University (Milton Keynes)

This workshop is intended for both academic and non-academic staff, and is designed to help staff deal with complex situations.

The course objectives and outcomes are:

  • to explore how systems thinking can help you in understanding complex situations
  • to apply the approach to a 'live' situation you are facing
  • to learn how to gain new/different perspectives on situations
  • to work towards an action plan
  • to hear how systems thinking has been practised at The Open University

The session will be conducted with a blend of input, individual and small group work. Participants will need to bring a real complex situation with them.

If you would like to attend this workshop, please contact Helen Ireland in the Learning and Development Centre on by Friday 25 April with the following information:

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