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Online Edition - Strategic Foresight: Tools and Techniques for Planning in Uncertain Times 2020

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Five ½ days of virtual sessions, with additional expert guided independent work and exchange

In today’s fast-paced world, policymakers and executives, more than ever, need well-informed foresight to gauge policy responses. This course explores the fundamentals of strategic foresight and how to create sustainable decisions in uncertain and rapidly changing contexts. It examines emerging security challenges, foresight methodologies, as well as when to apply specific tools and how to design purpose-driven processes.


The course is designed for:

  • government officials (including diplomats, military officers, intelligence analysts)
  • staff from international organisations
  • representatives from the non-profit sector
  • private sector actors.

Course Phases

Phase 1: Discover - Introductions & Guided Self-Reflection
Phase 2: Connect the Dots - Enhancing Knowledge & Skills
Phase 3: Achieve Impact - Consolidation & Closing

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Fee information

COSTS: 750 CHF The GCSP reserves the right to modify the course dates, location and fee at any time. Apply by 12 August 2020 to qualify for a 15% discount. Alumni qualify for a 20% discount. A limited number of partial tuition waivers may be available. Discounts are not cumulative.

How to Register

Please register via this link, your application will be reviewed and the course coordination team will be in touch with you regarding your application as soon as possible.