Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class

Masterclass Strategische Toekomstverkenning en Scenarioplanning
Online brochure
Start- and course dates
March 21, 2023
Utrecht Campus
September 11, 2023
Tilburg Campus
Duration
2 to 4 days
Fees
€ 3450 (exempt from VAT)
Number of locations
Multiple locations
Language
Dutch
Diploma
Certificate

Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class

You are involved in strategic decision-making in your organization. You determine part of the strategy, or want to help your organization anticipate opportunities on the market and in society. A clear view of the future is critical for this. What will the world look like in 5 or 10 years? And how do you get your organization from here to there? The tools and knowledge from this master class allow you to pinpoint trends, develop future scenarios and make strategic choices. So you can help your organization succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Why TIAS School for Business & Society?

  • Financial Times top-ranked business school for executive and in-company education.
  • All lecturers are top experts from academia and the business world.
  • Directly applicable scientific and practical knowledge.
  • Flexible programs tailored to your needs.

Participant profile

Participants in the Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class are experienced managers, Board advisers and professionals. They make decisions for the future, or provide decision-makers with the information they need to make the right decisions.

Often, several people from the same organization participate in this master class, to lend their knowledge more weight in the organization. After all, focusing on the future may require far-reaching changes.

Our participants include:

  • Customer relationship managers
  • Department heads
  • Education managers
  • Formula managers
  • Directors

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The Master Class in Management Teams & Leadership can also be followed as an additional in-depth study of the Executive Leadership & Management Program.

Translate future plans into strategic choices for today

People are often uneasy about future developments they can’t yet fully comprehend. The Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class helps them face these fears head on. How do you pinpoint societal and market trends and turn them into opportunities? Get to know concrete methods for getting a handle on the future. Take a deep dive into how they work, their range of applications and their impact. With your new-found knowledge, you can immediately test the futureproofness of day-to-day decisions that you already want or need to make.

How will the Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class benefit you?

  • You’re familiar with the main systematic methods and techniques for exploring the future.
  • You know how to spot trends and developments.
  • You gain insight into decision-making and leadership in the face of mounting uncertainty and complexity.
  • You know where to find opportunities and the strategic options they offer your organization.

Program design Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class

Over 3 consecutive days, the Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class teaches you a variety of methods to help you get a handle on the future. The future is usually not a spot on the horizon, but a whole array of possibilities. You acquire tools and techniques to pinpoint trends and develop future scenarios. So you can make strategic choices that help your organization succeed in a rapidly changing world. In addition to interactive lectures, workshops and assignments, the master class also focuses on the real-world challenges facing participants.

Day 1: Future scenarios

Day 1 involves a general exploration of what we may expect from the future, the new technologies that may play a role and their potential impact on society.

Day 2: Scenario planning

The future is not a spot on the horizon, but a whole array of options and possibilities. On day 2, you learn which future scenarios are relevant to your organization.

Day 3: Forecasting

On day 3, you work towards the scenario choices that are right for you. Use the right decision-making and leadership approaches to get a handle on the future of your organization.

The Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class offers different starting dates and locations:

NameLocationStart date
Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class - 21, 22, 23 March 2023Utrecht CampusMarch 21, 2023
Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class - 11, 12, 13 September 2023Tilburg CampusSeptember 11, 2023

Sign up

Challenge yourself and futureproof your organization. Sign up for the Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class.

Admission requirements

We strive for participant groups full of talent, experience and potential. We therefore impose admission requirements. This allows us to guarantee the highest quality education for you.

We expect:

  • At least 5 years of work experience in a relevant role.
  • Ability to work and think at the higher professional or university level.

Costs Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class 

The cost of the Strategic Foresight & Scenario Planning Master Class is €3,350 (VAT exempt).

This price includes:

  • Catering packages (lunch, coffee or tea and soft drinks) during lecture periods
  • Enrollment, registration and administration costs
  • Access to the online learning environment
  • Mandatory reading material, textbooks and learning resources

How do you finance your education?

You have found the program that best suits your learning goals and ambitions. But how do you finance this? There are different ways to do that. Your employer can play a role, but there are also interesting statutory regulations that you can use yourself. We list the possibilities for you.

Read about the possibilities here »

Faculty

Marc Vermeulen
Full Professor
Freek Aertsen
Adjunct Professor
Jorien van Loopik-van Dijk
Jorien van Loopik-van Dijk
Program Adviser
+31 13 466 86 14

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