System Dynamics & Innovation Management Certificate

WPI’s graduate certificate in System Dynamics & Innovation Management gives you the training and experience to increase your expertise for professional advancement or as your next step toward your master of science in the field.

Upon completion of this certificate, you will have a good understanding of how system dynamics can be applied to analyzing real-world problems and interpret the implications on decision-making and innovative processes.

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The graduate certificate is comprised of six courses.

Social Science and Policy Studies (select 3):

  • SD 550 System Dynamics Foundation: Managing Complexity
  • SD551 Modeling Experimental Analysis of Complex Problems
  • SD557 Latent Structures, Unintended Consequences and Public Policy

Business (select 3):

  • OBC500 Group and Interpersonal Dynamics in Complex Organizations
  • FIN501 Economics for Managers
  • OIE500 Analyzing and Designing Operations to Create Value
  • MIS500 Innovating with Information Systems

Graduate Studies Series

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