INTRODUCING SYSTEM DYNAMICS AT CULS PRAGUE
Keywords:System dynamics, simulation, education, system thinking
The system thinking is the important component of study at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS Prague) but the system dynamics is not the part of education there. Current effort is to focus on implementation of system dynamics into existing courses of Mathematical Methods in Economics. The objective of the paper is to design and test flexible seminars’ structure of system dynamics at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague during the lessons and seminars on the courses of Mathematical Methods in Economics. The results are necessary for successful introduction of system dynamics courses at CULS Prague. First part of the paper describes the role of system dynamics in education and the registered benefits from its implementation into education at different schools and universities. Second part contains the sources that constitute the basis for the seminars’ structure design. The proposed structure is tested in third part through the questionnaire and the opinions of students.
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