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Process Optimisation & Anti-Fragility – Friends or Enemies

  Ref. 515  
  Prof Tony Bendell
  18 September 2018, Birmingham
  £410 + VAT Members
  £460 + VAT Non-members
  Hands-on course


   Foundation NA

This course covers current Optimisation Practices, and incorporates Consideration of System & Organisational Fragility, as well as Process Efficiency.

You’ll learn about The Anti-Fragility concept developed by Nassim Taleb, and the common shortfalls in current O.R. optimisation approaches; how Fragility, Robustness and Anti-Fragility is built in to organisational structures and systems; the implications for model building and risk; how to take stock of Fragility, Robustness and Anti-Fragility in an organisational system and how and where to start.

Following the course you will be able to:

  • familiarise yourself with current research thinking.
  • explore shortfalls & risk in current Models & Modelling approaches.
  • take stock of Fragility in relation to their own organisations and systems.
  • construct Action Plans to develop Anti-Fragility within these.
  • optimise Organisational Anti-Fragility, as well as Efficiency.

If you are interested in further information, have any requirements (e.g. an alternative course date), or have difficulty booking a course online then please contact Jennie Phelps. It is recommended that courses are booked online. If this is not possible, then please print off, fill and fax or post the Training Course Booking Form.

Jennie Phelps   Address:  The OR Society, Seymour House, 12 Edward Street, Birmingham, B1 2RX, UK
  Tel: +44 (0)121 233 9300
  Fax: +44 (0)121 233 0321