Syllabus and application of Leading Systems Change for Spring 2018

Leading Systems Change:

Systems Thinking for a Sustainable World
 

Introduction

Are you passionate about creating positive impact for Taiwan and the world through your future career?

Do you aspire to be a highly effective change leader who thinks and acts at the whole systems level?

Would you like to join a group of "comrades" who cares about creating a sustainable and just world?

 

This special six-day consulting-based course is designed for aspiring change leaders in business, government and civil society who want to create systemic change and lasting impact in the world. It is adopted from MIT Sloan School of Management’s executive education designed for high impact leaders, and based on the professor's consulting experience.

 

Course Objectives

1. Systems thinking
: you will learn the tools of systems thinking and systems mapping to help you map and analyze a company’s business strategy using a systems approach.

2. Consulting projects: you will learn consulting methods and consult for real companies to help them develop their impact business strategies using systems mapping.
 

Course Application

This course is open to all graduate students and selected few senior students across NTU. The class size is limited to 25 people to ensure class effectiveness. You will need to apply the course by submitting:

1) CV (please notify your department and student number)

2) Bio (no more than one page single-spaced) describing:

  • your background
  • your vision for yourself and the world
  • your reasoning for taking this course

We will select students based on the fit and availability.  Interested parties please email the above materials to Ms. Christy Chiu at christychiu@ntu.edu.tw no later than 25th January.  Selected students will be notified by email by 1st February.