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News: We are happy to announce that we have another course ready!

Systems Thinking for Sustainability: Complex Systems Analysis

There, will cover the most practical components of SiD – Methods and Mapping rooted in design thinking and co-creation to initiate and implement projects from goal setting to implementation.

Systems Thinking for Sustainability: Analyzing and Transitioning Complex Systems Dive to the in-depth in SiD Theory, clarify remaining aspects and uncovered subjects, and explore more about systems analysis.

Systems Thinking for Sustainability: Practical application of the SiD method Apply the SiD integrated sustainable development framework to map and understand complex systems and drive sustainable change. Practical components and coverage of stakeholder analysis, mapping, and a case to study.

Systems Thinking for Sustainability: Drawing complexity on a paper Learn how systems mapping can help us understand the interacting, interrelated, and interdependent components within a system.

A depiction of the SiD Method - a process that guides projects from Goal Setting to Implementation

If you are interested in this course, following ones or anything else we do at Except, make sure you follow our social media channels and get in touch.

Contacts and Additional Resources

  • The Except on Linkedin, to be Up to date with our projects, articles, and further developments that we’re working on to create a better society.
  • The SiD website, where you find case studies and resources such as the SiD Book. This manual was written in a 10-year span, and it is the main resource this course is based on. The book is open source, and fully available in PDF form on the website.
  • The Except website, where you can read more about us, our team, and our projects.
  • Note that In normal times, with the Except Academy we regularly give training, masterclasses, and workshops on SiD.

They are either standardized or tailored, according to need. This year, we got creative and delivered more sessions online. To have a look at our offerings, visit the Except Academy website.

If you would like to attend or organize a workshop with us on these themes, be sure to reach out to us at

  • We are initiating a LinkedIn Group, SiD Alumni. The idea is to create a community of practice, a network of like-minded individuals that think and act in systems. Join us there, to share your experiences, examples, or impressions on how systems thinking helps you make better sense of complexity.

Most importantly, we hope the concepts covered by this course will set you off to new achievements in your endeavor towards a more sustainable society.

We thank you heartily for being with us in these 4 weeks, and we are sure we will see you very soon.

and hope you’re this trip was funny and inspiring and that you engaged to spend another 12 weeks with us learning about System thinking

See you on the other side!

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