General description

The study visit introduces modern futures research and unique participatory working methods for foresight oriented strategic development. It includes expert presentations, lectures, and discussion, as well as practical demonstration on the application of foresight methods.


Preliminary schedule

Day 1

Morning Programme

  • Finland Futures Research Centre and Finnish Society for Futures Studies
  • Keynote lecture: Introduction to Futures Studies and Foresight


Afternoon programme

  • Futures Studies methods and applications
  • Futures Consciousness test
  • Discussion
Day 2

Morning session

  • Case studies on applying futures studies and foresight, to be tailored for the group. Possibilities include e.g. sustainable development, business, education, and energy.
  • Discussion


Afternoon session

  • Futures Studies in Practice: Practical demonstration on the futures methods in a workshop. The topic is tailored to each group.


The visit is tailored-made for each group.


Contact us for more information


Leaders and experts of strategic development, whether in public administration, business or non-profit organisations. 


On request


2 days in Finland 


7 000


20 participants