School of Business and Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy

University at Albany, State University of New York

1400 Washington Avenue
Albany NY 12222
United States of America

Programs Associated with SD Courses

PhD/MPA, Public Administration and Policy
Degree/Certificate/Other Program: Degree; System Dynamics specific Program? No; Associated Courses: PAD/PUB 504; PAD 615; ITM 624/PAD 624; PAD 724; PAD 824
PhD In Information Science, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Degree/Certificate/Other Program: Degree; System Dynamics specific Program: No; Associated Courses: ITM 624/PAD 624; PAD 724; PAD 824
Masters of Business Administration, School of Business
Degree/Certificate/Other Program: Degree; System Dynamics specific Program: No; Associated Courses: ITM 624/PAD 624; PAD 724; PAD 824
Public Administration and Policy, Certificate of Graduate Study in Planning and Policy Analysis
Degree/Certificate/Other Program: Certificate; System Dynamics specific Program: No; Associated Courses: PAD/PUB 504; ITM 624/PAD 624
BA, Public Administration and Policy
Degree/Certificate/Other Program: Degree; System Dynamics specific Program: No; Associated Courses: PAD324
Undergraduate Honors College
Degree/Certificate/Other Program: Degree; System Dynamics specific Program: No; Associated Courses: ITM200
Instructors

Luis Luna-Reyes
Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Department of Informatics
Language:
English/Spanish
E-mail:
lluna-reyes@albany.edu
Phone:
15184423142
Eliot Rich
Title:
Associate Professor
Department:
Department of Information Technology Management
Language:
English
E-mail:
erich2@albany.edu
Phone:
15184423300
Roderick MacDonald
Title:
Director
Department:
Initiative for System Dynamics in the Public Sector
Language:
English
E-mail:
rod@isdps.org
Phone:
15184425772
R. Karl Rethemeyer
Title:
Associate Professor and Department Chair
Department:
Public Administration and Policy
Language:
English
E-mail:
kretheme@albany.edu
Phone:
15184425283

Courses

Title Level Term Hrs per Week Seats Texts
ITM200: Strategic Sustainable Systems Undergrad Varies 3 25 Meadows, Thinking in Systems
PAD 324: Introduction to System Dynamics Undergrad Every other year 3 Varies, 6 to 15 Richardson & Pugh, Introduction to System Dynamics (revised with Vensim)
PAD/PUB 504: Data, Models, and Decisions I [contains a module on system dynamics] Graduate Fall/Spring/Summer 4 60-70 Stokey and Zeckhauser, A Primer for Policy Analysis
PAD 615: Systems Thinking and Strategic Management [contains qualitative system dynamics] Graduate Spring 3 Varies, 6 to 15 Bryson, Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations; Eden and Ackermann, Making Strategy; Senge, The Fifth Discipline
ITM 624 / PAD 624: Business Dynamics Graduate Varies 4 Varies 10-20 Sterman, Business Dynamics
PAD 724: Simulation for Policy Analysis and Design Graduate Fall or spring, according to demand 3 Varies, 6 to 15 Sterman, Business Dynamics, Richardson, Modelling for Management
PAD 824: Proseminar in System Dynamics Graduate Fall or spring, according to demand 3 Varies, 6 to 15 various primary sources