Anticipating change is a critical component of strategic decision making and is necessary for staying relevant in today's fast- paced world - both in government and in the private sector. As a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, many trends are accelerating. Digital transformation and new ways of working have become a requirement rather than an option. The global pandemic has highlighted the need for leaders to understand how to anticipate multiple future scenarios, better understand the new normal, and adapt programs and policies to new sets of constraints.
Who is this For?
Managers and leaders interested in being able to adapt to change rather than be left behind. Leaders who want to sharpen their capabilities in systems and critical thinking and develop their creative impulses essential for anticipatory innovation. Strategic Foresight can help create a culture of innovation and prepare leaders to reshape amidst the ambiguity of emerging change.
Objectives of the Program
- Learn fundamentals of Strategic Foresight, including best practices, processes and tools.
- Identify and explore trends that will impact the future of work, including advances in 5G, robotics, sensors and artificial intelligence enable new capabilities.
- Delve into future scenarios and discuss implications of these futures for their respective industries.
Program Date Options
- October 18 -20, 2021
- June 13 - 15, 2022
- October 17 - 20, 2022
$2,450 per person (early bird discount of 10% off)
- all meals
Group rates available, email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sam Miller is the Director of Undergraduate Studies for Innovation & Entrepreneurship and an Associate Teaching Professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, teaching course work in entrepreneurship and strategic foresight at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Mendoza is a leader in developing and delivering course work in foresight as a lens for emerging opportunities and disruptive innovation.Sam holds a Master of Science in Engineering from Northwestern University, an MBA from the University of Michigan, and a BA in Economics from the University of Illinois. In 2009, Sam was recognized as one of “21 People Who Will Change Business” by BusinessWeek. In 2015, Sam was recognized as one of the Top 100 Professors of Entrepreneurship around the globe by Hot Topics. He is a member of the Association of Professional Futurists and World Future Studies Federation and has been a frequent speaker on sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship.