Future Foresight

The Future Foresight Certification is based on a combination of methodological tools used for horizon scanning, creative thinking, idea generation, trend analysis, uncertainty tracking, weak signals detection, disruption alerts and scenario planning.

The skillset developed throughout the Certification focuses on building foresight capabilities and questioning participants’ current assumptions, key to achieving a balance between one’s analytical and intuitive mindset, as well as the creative components of the process.


Certification by level

The GIMI Future Foresight certification program has three levels of certification.

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Our Foresight Certification Programs are designed for anyone interested in becoming certified in Foresight as a business discipline

GIMI Future Foresight Program

The Certification is strongly anchored in understanding challenges as major growth steppingstones for the future and it focuses on evidence-based future foresight, with uncertainties at its core, preventing variables that influence the medium and long term futures to be kept on a leash by traditional ways of thinking.

1 Scoping

Design and Frame the Picture

  • Audience, Teams, and Experts
  • Attitudes and Work
  • Environment
  • Key Factors
  • Focal Issue
  • Time Horizon
2 Scanning

Understand and Capture the Horizon

  • Trends and Megatrends
  • Uncertainties and Pre-determined
  • Elements
  • Weak Signals and Emergent Issues
  • Wild Cards and Strategic Surprises
  • Black Swans and Black Elephants
3 Scenarios

Planning and Building Alternative Futures

  • Alternative Futures
  • Scenario Building
  • Matrix Approach
  • Inductive Approach
  • Morphological Approach
  • Porter’s Approach
  • Incremental Approach
  • Extreme-World Method
  • To The Best Of Our Knowledge
    Today Approach
4 Strategy

Thinking and Executing

  • Implications and Options
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Organizing the Collective Wish
  • Strategy Execution
  • Communication, Appropriation, and Monitoring

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