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.
- Level 1 covers an overview of future foresight, including fundamentals and literacy, key premises and principles
- Program immerses participants in main schools of thought and practice.
2 Who Should Apply?
- Individuals seeking to understand fundamentals of future foresight
- Those wishing to learn about the main schools of thought leading to its grounded theory
- Practitioners exploring key concepts, processes, and tools of foresight and scenarios
3 Eligibility Requirements
- No eligibility requirements
4 What is Included?
- Foundation Workshop (4 half-days live online or 2 days on-site)
- Future Foresight Body of Knowledge | Level 1 Guide (e-copy)
- Certified Foresight Professional Exam Fee (online exam)
- Certified Foresight Professional Certificate (based on passing exam)
- Remote Proctor Fee
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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.
Design and Frame the Picture
- Audience, Teams, and Experts
- Attitudes and Work
- Key Factors
- Focal Issue
- Time Horizon
Understand and Capture the Horizon
- Trends and Megatrends
- Uncertainties and Pre-determined
- Weak Signals and Emergent Issues
- Wild Cards and Strategic Surprises
- Black Swans and Black Elephants
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
Thinking and Executing
- Implications and Options
- Business Model Innovation
- Organizing the Collective Wish
- Strategy Execution
- Communication, Appropriation, and Monitoring