Introduction to Systems Thinking – 7 week Webinar Series

Join us for the next run in this learning series

In this webinar series, we explore foundational ideas and concepts for systems thinking as well as share a few methods and case examples from practice.  In the sessions we will have a mixture of lecturing as well as peer learning and engagement.

We encourage you to register with a team to help ground the learning and to build shared knowledge for applying systems thinking going forward.

​Practicalities
Sessions will run once a week for 7 weeks, each wednesday. The first session will commence on april 14th, and the final one on may 26th, 11:00am – 1:00pm, melbourne time.

The webinar series will also include 1-2 optional readings. recordings of each session will be made available.

Participants are REQUIRED to have both video and audio for the virtual sessions. We will be using the zoom platform to connect.

Weekly topics:

Week 1 – introduction to the concept of systems thinking
Week 2 – systems practices
Week 3 – systemic change
Week 4 – measuring change
Week 5 – systems change framework – part 1
Week 6 – systems change framework – part 2
Week 7 – systems in practice

About the organizer

The systems school is focused on building capacity for systems thinking with individuals, teams, organizations, and collaboratives.

Please feel free to email any questions seanna@thesystemsschool.org

Dr. Seanna Davidson, director of the systems school

Seanna was born in Canada and immigrated to Australia in 2015. She is now based on Wadawarrung country on the traditional and unceded lands of the Kulin Nation. seanna is a systems practitioner and process designer and works with individuals and groups to unpack complex problems through the use of systems thinking, reflective practice and action learning. Seanna’s mission is to build capacity for systems thinking because she believes that profound systems change begins from where we stand in the system. a geographer by training, Seanna’s work draws across disciplines to explore and uncover patterns and change within social spaces. Seanna has developed and delivered over 50 systems thinking capacity-building workshops and action learning sessions in Australia in the last 5 years.

What folks have said about the course

“This series has been such a rich learning experience. Seanna so skillfully and passionately breaks down and shares about complex and difficult concepts around systems thinking and systems change. I feel much more equipped after taking part in this series. Highly recommend both for those starting out on their systems thinking journey and for those who think they already know everything about systems thinking.”

“Seanna’s extensive knowledge was astounding and the way she kept the whole group engaged was really great. The information was pitched just right and included enough time to interact with others, self-reflect, and ask questions.”

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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