Academic Catalog

INE489 SYSTEMS THINKING

Course Code: 3880489
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Industrial Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
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Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Inquiry and research. Methods of science. Fundamental systems concepts and notions. Systems thinking as a mode of inquiry; historical and methodological account. Contrasting and clarifying the systems position vis--vis science. The relation between systems thinking and operational research. Principal stains of systems thinking and the systems approaches.