Name: Prof. Susan Howick
Title/Position: Professor & Head of Management Science Department - MBA

Faculty Bio

Susan Howick is a Professor of Management Science and Head of Department in the Department of Management Science. She gained a BSc in Mathematics from Dundee University and a MSc in Operational Research and a PhD in Management Science from Strathclyde. Her main research interest lies in the use of System Dynamics simulation. A particular focus of her work has been using System Dynamics to explore the behaviour of large complex projects and developing systemic risk analysis tools. Susan’s work often involves the integration of multiple modelling methods where the aim is to provide robust, client-orientated decision support tools. Susan was President of the Policy Council for the UK Chapter of the System Dynamics Society in 2007-08. She won the Operational Research Society Goodeve medal for her joint paper with Colin Eden "The Impact of Disruption and Delay when Compressing Large Projects: Going for Incentives?" 2001. Susan is a member of the Publications Committee of the System Dynamics Society. Her consultancy experience includes projects for Bombardier, Strathclyde Police, Reed Elsevier, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, Scottish and Southern Energy.


Professor Course Number Course Name Instructor Room Number Days Time Credits Prerequisites
Susan Howick MG919 Analytical Support for Decision Making N/A N/A N/A 10.0 N/A