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$1,400 USD

Introduction to Dynamic Modeling: Workshop

Introduction to Dynamic Modeling

Learn dynamic modeling with Stella® Architect

Whether you are new to Stella or just need a refresher, this two-day workshop provides the most efficient way to get up to speed with the dynamic modeling process within the latest version of Stella/iThink®. The workshop focuses on Systems Thinking principles like system-as-cause, stock/flow structure, feedback loops, and operational thinking. Through guided, hands-on exercises, you’ll apply those principles to real-world problems using Stella/iThink. We'll draw upon years of experience to help build your skills and get you started modeling an issue of your own choosing.

Vensim® is a registered trademark of Ventana Systems, Inc.


  • Where: TBD
  • When: TBD
  • Time: 8:30am to 5pm
  • Meals: Morning Snack, Lunch, Afternoon snack
  • Discounts: 20% for University/50% for K-12

Course Overview

  • Dynamic Modeling: What it is, where and when to use it
  • Modeling Language: Stocks, flows, converters, and connectors
  • The Dynamic Modeling Process: From problem conceptualization to solution
  • System Design: Using operational templates to generate behavior
  • Key Concepts: Feedback, system as cause, operational thinking, main chains of activity
  • Practice: Framing and getting started on modeling an issue of your own choosing
Bob Eberlein

About the Instructor

Bob Eberlein is Co-President of isee systems where he leads product development. He has a broad range of experience helping organizations understand and address complex business and social problems. As a founding member of the System Dynamics Society he has been active in the field, and with the Society, since 1984 and now serves as the Society’s Vice President Electronic Presence. He has extensive experience using dynamic models to address problems in project management, economic development, health care, manufacturing, marketing, telecommunications, retail sales, energy, and equipment maintenance. Dr. Eberlein was the primary architect and developer of the Vensim® software from its inception through 2010. He has taught many courses and workshops in System Dynamics and currently teaches a graduate course in model analysis techniques at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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