RI-SP121 | Autumn | 3 ECTS

Future Thinking and Foresight Practice

Foresight is a strategic planning tool that envisages alternative futures. This short-course will focus on the study of foresight tools adapted for horizon scanning and its application by participants in the course. Its mains objective are threefold: a) give an understanding of the strategic foresight approach and its horizon scanning components; b) equip the participants to develop their own foresight analysis based upon these components, and c) lay the ground for an integration of foresight with other approaches, such as design thinking and systems-thinking.