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Completion of MSc in Systems Thinking in Practice

Elizabeth of iFacilitate successfully completed her Master of Science (MSc) in Systems Thinking in Practice with the Open University in November 2015. The final step was undertaking a research inquiry and the writing of a dissertation on its findings. The inquiry explored the influences and challenges that encourage, support and hinder practitioners in taking systemic approaches to their professional practice in working with conflict, and in applying the techniues, models and methodologies of Systems Thinking to this practice. The completion of this step now opens the way to take forward the work and develop means to support practitioners in applying Systems Thinking to practice in conflict engagement and peacebuilding.

An extended abstract can be downloaded below.

Contact Elizabeth ( for further details of the work. She will be writing up and extending the findings in the near future.