Futures Thinking and Strategy Development

Melbourne Business School

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  • 4 days
  • in person

Melbourne Business School

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Who should attend

  • Executives responsible for shaping, developing and implementing strategy within their organisation
  • C-suites and senior executives who want to better understand future trends and scenarios in order to make strategic decisions.

About the course

Learn to plan for future trends and develop the resilience and leadership skills to cope with uncertainty.

Develop the skills to identify opportunities and mitigate threats facing your organisation in the future. Featuring futurist Dr Sohail Inayatullah, our Futures Thinking and Strategy Development course is designed for senior executives who want to better understand future trends and scenarios in order to make strategic decisions.

You will learn how to analyse and anticipate past and future trends, as well as building your resilience and ability to respond to any disruption to your goals.

Key Takeaways

Analyse trends and anticipate the future

  • Analyse past and future trends, including major disruptions to your business and business model
  • Better forecast your organisation’s future

Manage change and identify opportunities

  • Anticipate and manage change
  • Identify new opportunities

Increase strategic agility and adaptability

  • Respond to threats and opportunities quickly
  • Develop organisational resilience
  • Articulate organisational scenarios

Topics Covered

Anticipating the future

Learn the tools and strategies you can use to identify future trends, problems and emerging issues

Deepening the future

Gain a deeper understanding of the future of organisations and the impact of change across multiple perspectives

Beyond scenario planning

Understand the pitfalls of traditional scenario planning and develop new ways of approaching future thinking

Transforming the future

Build a toolkit to help you transform your organisation into the future thinking organisation you want to see

Experts

Robert Burke

Robert Burke’s experience as a Chief Executive Officer gives him a deep appreciation of the real challenges that senior leaders experience on a day to day basis. Robert now uses both his real world wisdom and his thirst for learning, knowing and understanding, to assist senior leaders position th...

Sohail Inayatullah

Futurist at the Graduate Institute of Futures Studies, Tamkang University, and Melbourne Business School Executive Education Co-facilitator, Sohail has over 30 years’ experience as a forward thinker and is the first UNESCO Chair in Future Studies. He has helped leaders from Canada, Turkey, Thaila...

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