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Futures Thinking and Strategic Foresight

Learn how to actively shape your organisation’s future by identifying new strategic options and business models. This 2-day masterclass challenges your mindset about the future through strategic foresight thinking. You will learn to find creative ways of adapting to or mitigating the impact of less desirable future events and unlock your ability to create pathways for preferable futures.

Important facts and dates

•    Tuition: €1,950* •    Eligible for STAP budget
•    Duration: 2 days •    Language: English 
•    Next start date: December 2023 •    Type: Masterclass
•    Lectures: Wednesday and Thursday (09:00 – 17:00) •    Location: Roeterseiland campus

*UvA alumni receive a 10% discount. Fees are VAT-exempt.

For whom?

This masterclass is specifically aimed at professionals who work as manager, project manager, innovation or brand manager.

Need help?

Reach out to us so we can give you more insight into this masterclass. We respond within 2 business days.

Jannice Daha LLM
Manager Executive Education
T: +31 (0)20 525 6134

Why join this masterclass?
Learn to actively shape the future
Balanced mix of theory and practice
Expand your business network

What will you learn?

At the end of the masterclass you will:

  1. understand the basics of strategic foresight.
  2. learn why and how individuals and organisations (can) engage in it.
  3. learn how strategic foresight thinking can be cultivated in yourself and others.
  4. get an overview of different approaches to strategic foresight and the techniques that are available.
  5. be able to judge the value of strategic foresight for your work and career – be it to support decision-making or to facilitate innovation.

STAP Budget

You can request STAP Budget for this programme. To be eligible for the subsidy of €1,000 you need a STAP registration certificate. Take into account that there are deadlines for registration and receiving the necessary certificate.

More about the STAP Budget

Teaching staff

Dr. S.N. (Siri) Boe-Lillegraven

Assistant professor at the Amsterdam Business School

Areas of expertise
Siri teaches strategic management. Her expertise lies within the microfoundations of strategy, including the impact of strategic foresight on how practitioners think and choose.

Dr. M.P. (Markus) Paukku

Senior Lecturer at the Amsterdam Business School

Areas of expertise
Markus teaches international strategy, ethics and sustainability. His interests include the emergence of novel business models, the innovation of strategy, and the study of outlier organisations.

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Facts & Figures
Mode Part-time, short-term, module
Credits 0 ECTS, 2 days
Language of instruction English
Conditions for admission Open
Starts in December
Location Roeterseiland campus