Operations Research Society of the Philippines
Address: Suite 14 A Cyber One, 11 Eastwood Avenue
Eastwood City, Cyberpark, Bagumbayan
Telefax: 439-9496 E-mail: secretariat@orsp.org.ph
ORSP May 2014 Technical Workshop

The hands-on workshop will introduce the concepts and tools in understanding complex systems using system dynamics (SD). Various examples from business to social systems will be used to illustrate the power of systems thinking. The tools covered in this course include causal loop diagram (CLD) and stock flow diagram (SFD). Participants will be given a chance to build their SD model and mechanics of using VENSIM, a freeware.

Date: May 9-10, 2014 (Friday & Saturday)
Venue: TIPQC Open Laboratory, 2nd Floor Bldg. 5
938 Aurora Blvd., Cubao, Quezon City

Speakers: Faculty from De La Salle University Industrial Engineering & Management
Dennis Beng Hui, MSc IE
Bryan Gobaco, MSc IE

Course Outline

Day 1: System Dynamics: Principles and Tools
Activity: The Beer Game
Introduction System Dynamics
Systems Thinking Principles
Behavior Modes in System Dynamics
Understanding Feedback - Causal Loop Diagrams and Feedback
Building Causal Loop Diagrams
Analyzing Causal Loop Diagrams
SD Modeling Using Vensim (Part 1)

Day 2: System Dynamics: Modeling and Simulation
  Understanding Stocks and Flows - Stock Flow Diagrams (Levels and Rates)
  Building Stock Flow Diagrams
  Analyzing Stock Flow Diagrams
  SD Modeling Using Vensim (Part 2)
  Case 1: The FLU
  Case 2: The Population Model
  Analyzing Dynamic Models
  Case 3: Predator-Prey Model
  Testing and Policy Designs

Registration Details
Fees in Pesos
ORSP Member
Non-ORSP Member
Early Bird Rate
(Payment before April 30)       
Regular Registration

Payment Details

1. Checks should be made payable to the Operations Research Society of the Philippines Inc. (please do not abbreviate) and deposited at any Banco De Oro branch to Account No. 1510028666, BDO - Libis. Please fax your deposit slip and registration form to (02) 439 - 9496. Your payment will be acknowledged by fax/email. Official Receipt will be available for pick up at the Registration desk during the forum.
2. You may apply for / renew your membership to avail of the member's rate.
3. Fees are inclusive of snacks and forum materials. Certificates of attendance shall be given upon request.

For details, contact: Jenny Alzate Telefax : (02) 439 9496 Mobile #: 0927-8775219 Email: secretariat@orsp.org.ph.

Registration is limited to 30 participants. 

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