27 Feb – 03 March, 05 – 9 June, 18 – 22 Sept, 27 – 01 Dec 2023
The Business Xchange Hub, Marco Polo House 3-5 Lansdowne Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2BX United Kingdom
Strategy for any organisation is about the way its leaders fulfil its ‘mission’ in the environment in which they find themselves. The tendency is to assume that the wider environment is either unchanging or predictable. Based on forecasts, strategic thinking is converted into plans that get frozen into budgets and structures. These are slow to respond to rapid or unexpected change, and our workforce is left to deal with the crisis or failure to deliver. If we are to manage the risk of the ‘unknown’, we must imagine the unknown, be alert to its warning signals, and make our resources flexible enough to cope with the unknowable.
This course is an introduction to the technique of ‘Scenario Planning’, a strategic thinking tool designed to tease out the range of possibilities in your operating environment. This is a step beyond forecasting – it is creating a new reality, where imagining the unlikely future can make us prepare for its possibilities and demands: culturally, emotionally, structurally and intellectually.
At the end of this course you will:
- Have learned the technique of scenario planning
- Understand why it helps in coping with uncertainty
- Have applied it to your current strategic environment
- Have analysed the warning signals and lessons to be learned.
Who should attend
Managers and their teams who are responsible for setting the strategic direction of their organisation.
This course can also be taken in
Accra: 20 – 24 Feb, 05 – 09 June, 04 – 08 Sept, 27 Nov – 01 Dec 2023
Dubai: 20 – 24 Feb, 15 – 19 May, 24 – 28 July, 25 – 29 Sept 2023
Texas: on request
Book this course
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