In this course, participants will be exposed to the principles of Systems Thinking & System Dynamics Modelling, while learning how to model a part of the physical system and perform economic evaluation of various alternative strategies.
The course is a “hands on” entry level course to expose participants to the principles of Systems Thinking & System Dynamics Modelling. Public Health policy examples of the use of these techniques will feature heavily in the course content. We will be focusing on the cost and socio-economic implications of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). Participants will learn how to model a part of the physical system and perform economic evaluation of various alternative strategies, including the use of optimization techniques to find the “best" solution.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
To get the Certificate of completion and the 1ECTS participants MUST:
The facilitators plan to be in Lugano, and the course will be held entirely on-site. In case of a change of regional policies (e.g., Covid) or personal reasons, the course could change to online or hybrid format.