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Key teachers resources

We aim to provide teachers with sufficient material to be able to teach the strategy dynamics approach, whether by introducing elements into existing classes, using a business simulation to provide an awareness of the ideas or going further with a complete course and use of the Sysdea online planning software.

We have a wide range of materials, both free and for cost, that will help in your teaching. A selection of these are as follows:

Agile Strategy Dynamics

We recently recorded a half-day class focused on applying an "Agile" approach to System Dynamics, and this have been edited to provide a series of clips, in 3 parts. The background, a demonstration of the approach and tips on best- use of the approach and software to aid embedding and acceptance. Access to the recordings are via our "Free Resources" page

The slides provided can be used in teaching

The class was led by Kim Warren and recorded at the International System Dynamics Conference in Delft, July 2016.
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Strategy Dynamics course - free for registered teachers

Our online Strategy Dynamics course. is made available to teachers free of charge. This includes:

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  • Access to the full course consisting of video lectures, exercises and worksheets using Sysdea
  • PDF of slides to create your own set of slide handouts
  • Full size slides with builds to match the online course that you can use in class (PDF format)
  • Sysdea exercises model links to share with your students - see example.
  • PDF copy of "Strategy Dynamics Essentials"

Sysdea® Strategy planning software

The Strategy Dynamics course makes extensive use of Sysdea: an online strategy planning software used for exercises and worksheets. As a teacher you may be eligible for a free "Standard" account on Sysdea for use in teaching only. More information is provided on the course information page.

Microworlds (Business simulations)

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We have a range of Microworlds (business games) designed to communicate specific learning points. They can be run in a single session, are inexpensive and easy to use.

We help you deliver a successful course by providing comprehensive teaching packs that enable you to incorporate our Microworlds rapidly into your training repertoire. Have a look at the selection of Microworlds available to find the one most relevant for your needs.

Inspection teaching materials are available on request.

Case study and other materials

If you hold an academic post register as a teacher to get a free inspection copy.

For use with undergraduates up to MBA and executive education courses this case study comes with a comprehensive data-set and teachers guide covering the main strategy approaches. Broad in scope and rich in detail it includes what is probably the most extensive data-set that exists on start-ups, growth and failures in the European low-fare airline industry.

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