The Strategy Paradox: Those who are paid to think strategically spend an average of just 90 seconds to 4.5 minutes per day doing so.

Past Events

Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 3 1 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 3.1
Friday, October 29, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 3.1 ] In this session we will discuss the three “Future Zones” as well teach you the characteristics of good scenarios.

[ Module 3 ] Imagining: How to use stories to challenge people’s thinking about the future.If we want better futures, we need better stories. In this module, we discuss and practice scenario development. What are they? How are scenarios used? What are the characteristics of good ones? What tools and techniques can I use to brainstorm and develop scenarios?

Pre-reading will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!

Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 3 2 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 3.2
Friday, November 5, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 3.2 ] Discuss approaches to scenario brainstorming and learn how to construct a futures wheel for your domain!

[ Module 3 ]
Imagining: How to use stories to challenge people’s thinking about the future. If we want better futures, we need better stories. In this module, we discuss and practice scenario development. What are they? How are scenarios used? What are the characteristics of good ones? What tools and techniques can I use to brainstorm and develop scenarios?

Pre-reading will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!

Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 3 3 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 3.3
Friday, November 12, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 3.3 ] In this session we will discuss alternative approaches to scenario brainstorming and construct a scenario matrix for your domain,

[ Module 3 ] Imagining: How to use stories to challenge people’s thinking about the future.If we want better futures, we need better stories. In this module, we discuss and practice scenario development. What are they? How are scenarios used? What are the characteristics of good ones? What tools and techniques can I use to brainstorm and develop scenarios?

Pre-reading will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!

Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 3 4 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 3.4
Friday, November 19, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 3.4 ] Discuss research and design options for scenarios with our scenario writer extraordinaire, Dr. Kay Daniels, APF.


[ Module 3 ] Imagining: How to use stories to challenge people’s thinking about the future.If we want better futures, we need better stories. In this module, we discuss and practice scenario development. What are they? How are scenarios used? What are the characteristics of good ones? What tools and techniques can I use to brainstorm and develop scenarios?

Pre-reading will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!

Futures Friday Event Images3 FF Module 3 5 Futures Friday: You, Futurist + Foresight Module 3.5
Friday, December 3, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Central (Chicago)

[ 3.5 ] In this session we will outline or draft two alternative scenarios. This session will wrap up Module 3.

[ Module 3 ] Imagining: How to use stories to challenge people’s thinking about the future.If we want better futures, we need better stories. In this module, we discuss and practice scenario development. What are they? How are scenarios used? What are the characteristics of good ones? What tools and techniques can I use to brainstorm and develop scenarios?

Pre-work will be sent via confirmation email following registration. Only registered participants will be able to access the event recording post-event!