Certified Systems Thinking Trainer

Course Title: Certified Trainer in Systems Thinking – Level I

Course Duration: 5 Days

Course Description:

This course is designed to equip trainers with the foundational knowledge and skills required to teach systems thinking to others. Participants will gain an understanding of the principles and tools of systems thinking, as well as how to apply these concepts to real-world problems. Through a combination of lectures, case studies, and interactive activities, participants will develop the skills necessary to design and deliver effective systems thinking training sessions.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamental concepts and principles of systems thinking
  • Analyze complex systems and identify system dynamics
  • Apply systems thinking tools to real-world problems
  • Design and deliver effective systems thinking training sessions
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of systems thinking training programs

Course Outline:

Day 1: Introduction to Systems Thinking

  • Principles and concepts of systems thinking
  • History and evolution of systems thinking
  • Benefits and applications of systems thinking
  • Introduction to systems thinking tools

Day 2: Systems Dynamics

  • Understanding systems dynamics
  • Feedback loops and causal loops
  • System archetypes
  • Mapping and modeling systems

Day 3: Systems Thinking Tools

  • Problem framing and systems analysis
  • Systems diagrams
  • Causal loop diagrams
  • Stock and flow diagrams

Day 4: Designing and Delivering Systems Thinking Training

  • Adult learning principles
  • Training design and development
  • Training delivery techniques
  • Facilitating group discussions and activities

Day 5: Evaluating Systems Thinking Training

  • Evaluation methods and techniques
  • Assessing learning outcomes
  • Identifying areas for improvement
  • Developing action plans for ongoing improvement

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for trainers, educators, consultants, and managers who want to develop their skills in systems thinking and become certified trainers in this field. It is also suitable for individuals who want to apply systems thinking principles and tools to their work and organizations.


Participants should have a basic understanding of systems thinking concepts and principles. No prior training experience is required.