Introduction to Systems Thinking for Sustainability: Symbiosis in Development (SiD)

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INTRODUCTION TO SYSTEMS THINKING FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Symbiosis in Development (SiD)

Understand how the Symbiosis in Development (SiD) framework helps you create the foundations of a sustainable society

 system thinking above a city

Understand the main concepts underlying sustainability and its relevance in today’s world tapping into basic notions of systems thinking, and network and resilience theory, you’ll have a renewed understanding of the issues of sustainability affecting our world today and the relevance of it as a concept.You’ll gain in-depth knowledge on how to think holistically and gauge a whole new perspective on the term ‘sustainable impact’, learning how to implement this in both your professional and personal life.

Recognise systemic behaviors in society and how they relate to key sustainability concepts

Along with recognising systematic behaviors within modern society, you’ll also understand how to re-frame the way success is defined for sustainable projects and come up with sustainable end goals and KPIs.

You’ll also perform impact scans across different dimensions of sustainability.

Learn from the experts in Symbiosis in Development (SiD) and sustainability issues

You’ll be guided throughout by the founder of Expert Integrated Sustainability Tom Bosschaert, who has designed pioneering sustainable strategies for clients such as IKEA and Heineken, and Mattia Miccichè, systems thinker and SiD facilitator.

 

This online course is for purpose-driven professionals in both public and private organisations, who are determined to make a substantially positive impact on society.

This includes policymakers, designers, planners, researchers, engineers, business strategists, and people in communications and management.

Whether learners are taking the first steps in their career, or are experienced sustainability experts, the course provides a common understanding and vocabulary on systemic sustainability.

  • Identify the main concepts underlying sustainability, and its relevance in our society today.
  • Explore basic principles of systems thinking and network theory applied to sustainability.
  • Interpret systemic behaviours in society, and how they relate to sustainability transitions.
  • Evaluate the way success is defined for sustainable projects
  • Perform quick impact scans across different dimensions of sustainability, enlarging your scope of impact.

 

ABOUT

To work on building a sustainable society requires learning and applying new, integrated concepts of living, working, and producing. This course will provide you with a renewed understanding of the issues of sustainability and will introduce you to the framework of Symbiosis in Development (SiD), developed over 20 years.

SiD is the first complete systemic sustainability framework, combining the theory of systems thinking and sustainability with a practical application method and teamwork processes to guide projects from A to Z.

 

WHO IS IT FOR?

> Sustainability enthusiasts and professionals that envision learn a different approach in systems thinking.

LEARNING GOALS

> Develop a deeper understanding of your organization’s sustainability program

> Apply the key steps of the SiD approach for integrated sustainability

> Practice techniques for designing and facilitating a sustainability change process

> Design and receive feedback on a sustainability capacity-building program for your organization.

 

INVESTMENT

This course is free to take, and the certificate is €54 Contact us here!

 

DURATION

4 weeks with 4 hours of study each

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Course Features

  • Lectures 0
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  • Duration 4 weeks day
  • Skill level Fundamentals
  • Language English with subtitles
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  • Assessments Yes

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