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Systems Thinking | Advanced Practitioner Course

From the scale of individuals and teams, to the wider society and the environment, we’ll consider the interconnected nature of the challenges we face. This course will help you explore, understand and make meaningful changes within those complex systems. We’ll bring together System Dynamics, Soft Systems Methodology and Systems Practice to provide you ways of tackling different types of systems.

You’ll work in teams on a messy problem. Through guided exercises, you’ll gain clarity on the underlying structure before identifying how and where to act to improve the situation. Practical exercises are always backed up with theory, and there’s space for discussion and reflection. That means everyone will have a unique, personal experience on the course, depending on their own experience and needs.

Systems Thinking

If you’re working in product and service design, or wanting to create meaningful change in organisations and society, you’ll benefit from Systems Thinking. It’s the ability to see how systems around us interact and affect one other. If you have a better understanding of those connections, you can make sure your projects are more effective.

We are all instinctively aware of the complex systems around us and how they sometimes behave in unexpected ways. For example, reducing speed limits on roads can actually make traffic move faster. On the flipside though, unintended consequences of environmental initiatives can lead to unexpected side effects on a big scale, affecting the organisations we are part of, or even the whole planet. Systems Thinking can help explore and anticipate those consequences, helping reduce uncertainty and risk around your initiatives and innovations.

3 live sessions - 2.5 hours each
09:30 - 12:00 GMT
Upcoming courses:
23, 25, 27 Jan
Online - Live sessions via Zoom & Mural
Max number of places – 18
Early bird price - 5 places left
£600 (+VAT if applicable)
Regular price
£750 (+VAT if applicable)
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Companies who have attended our Design Thinking courses


Simon Gough
Service Designer & Coach

Design Thinkers Academy London

Susana Osório
Design Director

DTA London,



We offer a sliding scale of discounts on this course. Pay full price for the first space you book, 10% off the second and third, and 15% off every space you book after that.

If you’re booking a lot of spaces, you may want to talk to us about tailoring a course especially for your business.

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