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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
This engaged learning course will connect students to real-world problems in systems thinking, mapping, and leadership. Students will learn about how to apply a range of cutting-edge tools in systems thinking to a complex problem presented by a public affairs client organization (topics change annually). Note that this course requires a one-week field component held over winter break that represents .5 credit of the overall course grade.
When Offered Fall, Spring.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: students participating in CIPA's Systems Thinking, Mapping, and Leadership Certificate Program.
- Students will apply quantitative and qualitative mixed research methods to an on-the-ground experience utilizing a SysEval tool and the Knowledge Methods Matrix (KMM).
- Students will apply systems thinking (ST-DSRP) modeling and leadership concepts to observing, understanding, and analyzing a complex systemic problem set.
- Students will work with a team to develop and propose a comprehensive 10 year plan for policy and action recommendations to be submitted to local stakeholders and authorities.
- Students will work with a team to deliver a professional conference presentation (recorded) and publish the results of fieldwork in a journal. Fellows have been accepted to present their findings at the 2020 Cornell Systems Thinking Symposium in April 18-20, 2020 and publish their findings in the Cornell Policy Review.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
0.5-3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- F M Van Rensselaer Hall 1106
- Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
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