In times of high uncertainty, one essential foresight method stands out—alternative scenarios. If you want to add scenario thinking to your toolbox for foresight, design, strategic planning, or innovation leadership, this Scenario Building course will walk you step by step through the process of crafting visionary scenarios—one of the most rewarding, impactful, and challenging activities in a foresight practice. This time-tested framework from world-renowned futurist Jim Dator helps sort through the chaos and complexity of world-changing moments like the Covid-19 pandemic. It provides us with the tools to organize overwhelming events, signals, and memes into four clear paths to the future—and to convert those paths to strategic action.
Orientation: Mon, Oct 23 | 9-9:30am PDT | 12-12:30pm EDT | 6-6:30pm CEST
Session 1: Tue, Oct 24 | 9am-12pm PDT | 12-3pm EDT | 6-9pm CEST
Session 2: Fri, Oct 27 | 9am-12pm PDT | 12-3pm EDT | 6-9pm CEST
Session 3: Tue, Oct 31 | 9am-12pm PDT | 12-3pm EDT | 5-8pm CET
Session 4: Fri, Nov 3 | 9am-12pm PDT | 12-3pm EDT | 5-8pm CET
Session 5: Tue, Nov 7 | 9am-12pm PsT | 12-3pm EST | 6-9pm CET