How to Think about the Future – An Introduction to Concepts and Tools is a two day course that provides everything you need to start using futures concepts and tools in your everyday work.

This course next runs on 18 & 19 March 2020 in Wellington.

The course is limited to 12 places to ensure a deep learning experience for all participants.

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Designing Strategy Projects helps you to make sure you neither over-complicate or over-simplify your approach when faced with the task of designing a process for your strategy project

This one day course introduces participants to a set of design principles for approaching strategy projects, including both generic schemas for organizing the strategic thinking work and processes to customize the overall process to fit specific project briefs.

Designing Strategy Projects

Designing Strategy Projects

Strategy projects, by default, deal with complex, changing contexts, long time-horizons and transformational outcomes. Faced with this type of task, it’s easy either to get lost in over-complication and wasted effort, or to over-simplify at the outset and miss important nuances. This one day course introduces participants to a set of design principles for approaching strategy projects, including both generic schemas for organizing the strategic thinking work and processes to customize the overall process to fit specific project briefs.

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How to Think about the Future

How to Think about the Future

A comprehensive introduction to the field of futures thinking including easy-to-apply tools and common traps for new players. The next course runs on 18 & 19 March 2020. The standard tools for strategy development, product development and policy development were developed for a ‘steady state’ world. On their own, they no longer work in a world characterised by disruption and convergence.  Futures tools have been developed specifically to help navigate this uncertainty.  Using futures tools can help teams and organisations anticipate the strategies, services and products that will be effective in the future, rather than being trapped into today’s assumptions.

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