General description

Strategic foresight is a great competence field for future-minded, multidisciplinary thinkers and leaders. Certified Foresight Professional Programme is a trans-disciplinary educational programme develops the ability to anticipate, create, and manage change.

The Certified Foresight Professional Programme gives the Participants new skills to choose from various methods when facing a particular development challenge. The Participants will get a versatile toolkit to implement foresight thinking for the benefit of one’s organisation. Ultimately, the entire organisation benefits from the Programme, as the participants introduces new methodologies to the strategy processes and operational development.

The Programme focus can be tailored to suit the field of the participants.


The Participants learn to

  • apply foresight methods in their own work,
  • understand the possibilities for strategic planning and innovative futures thinking in the development of organisations,
  • implement their learning during course in authentic context in their own work,
  • design strategic (policy) recommendations with participant empowerment,
  • disseminate their knowledge to their colleagues and to the organisation at large,
  • engage the colleagues and the organisation in the futures initiative process, and
  • produce a report and present the case.


Themes of the programme

  • Strategic planning and decision making.
  • Establishing vision, mission and action.
  • Building and running horizon scanning systems.
  • Tackling development challenge.
  • Applying the futures and foresight methods in one's field.


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Target Groups

Public authorities, as well as professionals in academia, business and non-governmental organizations benefit from the Programme.  


On request


9 months

Group size

Max. 30 participants