ENVRES 380:
Innovating Large Scale Sustainable Transformations/Collaborating for the Future (SUST 230)
The capacity to innovate systemlevel transformations is a crucial leadership modality in the face of complex systemic challenges. This class gives students the mindsets, theoretical framework, and handson experience in shaping innovative interventions that bring about scaled and profound transformations in the face of complex multifactorial challenges. Students are immersed in the System Acupuncture Methodology, which combines systems thinking, strategy, design thinking, behavioral sciences, resilience theory, diffusion theory, decision theory, and a theoretical framework around scaled multistakeholder interventions. Tools and theories introduced in class will be used to structure largescale transformations that simultaneously create sustainability and resilience on environmental, societal, and economic fronts. This projectbased teambased class challenges students to find solutions for complex realworld challenges. Class meets in the spring quarter on Fridays 9:30am4:20pm, weeks 19. Lunch will be provided. Final presentations on Friday of week 9, 37:30pm. Consent of instructor required. To be considered, please apply on the d.school website.
Terms: Spr

Units: 34

Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)