Table 6. Summary of the subsidiary assignments that assisted students to develop capacity to analyse complexity and apply resilience thinking.

Subsidiary Assignment Components Feedback from tutor?
1 Building an influence diagram of the components of the system under investigation (set in Workshop 1) Yes
2 Providing comments on the work of a colleague from component 1 No
3 Building a causal loop diagram of the system under investigation (set in Workshop 2) Yes
4 Providing comments on the work of a colleague from component 3 No
5 Application of resilience thinking to help understand the system under investigation (set in Workshop 3) Yes
6 Providing comments on the work of a colleague from component 5 No