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Systems Thinking
Marian University
Systems Thinking 

Course Descriptions: Systems Thinking

This course will teach leadership candidates to think critically and strategically when working with school systems. Leadership Candidates will

  • think critically,
  • expose and challenge underlying, taken for granted assumptions,
  • identify marginal and excluded stakeholders,
  • integrate ethics, crisis management, issues management, operations, and strategic planning, and
  • tackle complex problems.

This course focuses on solving the right problem the right way and instituting operational systems that support student achievement. Leadership candidates will work with case studies in order to formulate problems from multiple perspectives and will learn how to manage messes.