STRATEGIC FORESIGHT EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE

Building your capacity to respond when disruption occurs

Why should you choose this online programme? 

  • Work with a thought leader on foresight as an organisational capability with a track record in diverse sectors 
  • Study at your own pace, wherever you may be, anywhere in the world 
  • Gain a comprehensive approach to linking foresight with innovation and transformation through a proprietary Future FITness model 

PROGRAMME 

  • 1. Why foresight matters: Explain the power of principles for thinking in the future in a transient advantage economy
  • 2. Scan for signals: Identify, interpret and prioritise signals of change in complex systems 
  • 3. Develop scenarios: Build powerful scenarionarratives while actively managing diverse stakeholder perspectives 
  • 4. Craft strategies: Systematically develop alternative strategies that can robustly challenge industry norms 
  • 5. Build a portfolio of actions : Prepare for executing through a consistent set of actions over time

 

  • Overcome common obstacles to strategic thinking
  • Identify and interpret signals of change
  • Craft compelling future narratives
  • Build a portfolio of actions that allow you to adapt over the short, medium and long term
  • Apply tools and frameworks to move from strategy to action at pace
  • Build an internal network with shared language, knowledge and technique
  • Drive new organisational thinking by challenging outdated beliefs and assumptions
  • Share new ideas and ways of thinking throughout the organisation
  • Increase your expertise to manage uncertainty and complexity
  • Transform your midset to seek opportunity, even in the face of adversity
  • Envision completely different possibilities in a rapidly changing, volatile environment

 

ACADEMICS

             

René Rohrbeck     

Professor of Strategy

Director of the Chair for Foresight, Innovation and Transformation

“Helping firms to create superior positions in markets of the future”

 

Camelia Ram      

Affiliated Researcher

“Helping individuals to nurture their future self”

  • This is a balanced programme that combines academic content with practical tools for making sense of complexity and uncertainty.
  • You will be able to scan and detect signals that can have the most impact on the environment you operate in over the long term. You will translate these insights into actions over the short, medium and long term to build resilience.
  • This course is not just about having a better map for different challenges, it is about building your capacity to think and act that enables you to thrive.

OVERVIEW

35h in total spread over 5 weeks. On average, the programme takes 7 hours per week.

 

YOUR WEEKLY LEARNING JOURNEY

Resources to read online or to download

Immersion in responding to a current strategic challenge for a large company 

Weekly interactive live sessions to address questions and debate approaches

Develop and pitch your strategy as CEO of a large business

The virtual classroom is also available in replay mode

Videos and quizzes 

Exchanges with other participants through the EDHEC collaborative platform

Personalised follow up by the EDHEC Success Management Team

 

CERTIFICATE

The Strategic Foresight Executive Certificate is a certificate awarded by EDHEC Business School. 

Each module includes an online assessment made up of multiple choice questions and exercises. 

Certification is awarded upon a satisfactory course report, which consists of building documents in support of a strategy pitch that is reviewed by the Academic Mentor. 

 

TERMS 

Price: 

€1,995 Standard plus VAT*

€3,995 Premium with 10 hours of project coaching**

 

*2022 prices. Subject to change. 
**Project coaching is offered for groups no more than 5 from the same company, or for individuals, who seek tailored support on an aspect of strategic foresight. The budget of 10 hours can be allocated as the group/ individual wishes and can be used for up to 5 weeks after the course formally ends. For groups, we recommend that each coaching session is a minimum of 2 hours. For individuals, we recommend that each coaching session is a minimum of 1 hour.

Participant profile

A minimum of three years of management experience is recommended. A good command of working English is required. 

This programme is for:

  • General managers of medium-sized companies
  • Senior managers and leaders in public sector and third sector organisations facing disruptive changes in their environment
  • Senior functional or divisional managers, consultants, researchers or scholars interested in the areas of strategy, transformation and innovation

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR SUCCESS 

A learning environment that holds to the highest international standards

Courses are delivered through the EDHEC Online Campus, an international platform that employs the best of e-learning technology. 

A team dedicated to your growth 

You will enjoy personalised support to assist you all along your learning journey, including: 

  • A Success Management Team to help you stay engaged throughout the programme 
  • An Academic Mentor to answer your practical and academic questions regarding the course 

 

Duration: 

1 LIVE session per week for 5 weeks (Standard), with an additional 10 hours of coaching to be used for up to 5 weeks after the course formally ends (Premium). The platform remains accessible for one year after course completion. 

MEET OUR PARTICIPANTS

 

 

 

Lisa NEZAM

FIT Chair Project Manager

  Tel: +33650959933

 

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