Designing Solutions for Wicked Problems

Designing Solutions for Wicked Problems creates innovative solutions for problems requiring large-scale sustainable transformations.

Students in this course work on “wicked” problems — those with deeply integrated interdependencies and large-scale challenges. The projects involve scaled interventions that need to simultaneously satisfy economic, social, and environmental needs. The course gives students an immersive experience of dealing with the highly integrated and holistic solutions required to solve the wicked problems of large-scale sustainable transformations.


Who Should Register

Designing Solutions for Wicked Problems (ALP 302) is available to the following students:

  • Students interested in tackling complex problems that involve interdependencies and different strategic priorities, incentives, and governance structures across multiple entities and stakeholders
  • Second-year MBA and all MSx students at Stanford GSB