15.872 System Dynamics II


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Continuation of 15.871, emphasizing tools and methods needed to apply systems thinking and simulation modeling successfully in complex real-world settings. Uses simulation models, management flight simulators, and case studies to deepen the conceptual and modeling skills introduced in 15.871. Through models and case studies of successful applications students learn how to use qualitative and quantitative data to formulate and test models, and how to work effectively with senior executives to implement change successfully. Prerequisite for further work in the field. Meets with 15.8741 second half of term when offered concurrently. Expectations and evaluation criteria differ for students taking half-term graduate version; consult syllabus or instructor for specific details.

This class has 15.871 as a prerequisite.

15.872 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by J. D. Sterman, H. Rahmandad and D. Keith.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in E62-276.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the System Dynamics II site or on the 15.872 Stellar site.

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