NICF- Strategic Futures & Foresight

Overview

Robust foresight can be utilised to enhance the quality of strategic decision making in complex and uncertain operating environments.

This course will enable leaders and managers to implement foresight programmes that improve their organisation’s capacity to realise the opportunities and manage the risks of disruptive technological, economic and social change.

This course is part of the Digital Leadership Series offered by NUS-ISS.
  • NICF- Strategic Futures & Foresight
  • NICF- Strategic Futures & Foresight

Enquiry

Please contact Ms. Geraldine WONG at tel: 65168554 or email for more details.

Facts

Class Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Upcoming Classes

Class 123 Nov 2017 to 24 Nov 2017

Duration: 2 days

Class 208 Mar 2018 to 09 Mar 2018

Duration: 2 days

Course Details

  • Key Takeaways
  • Who Should Attend
  • What Will Be Covered
  • Fees & Funding
  • Certificate
  • Preparing for Your Course

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply a range of qualitative and quantitative trends and drivers analysis techniques
  • Apply a range of technology horizon scanning and assessment techniques
  • Use blended approaches to the sense-making and communication of foresight findings
  • Analyse the strategic implications of foresight findings for the organisation or project
  • Use the findings of foresight to guide priority-setting, risk management, action planning, and strategy development
  • Influence the future by communicating vision and managing change
  • Implement a practical, long term, and flexible strategic foresight programme in the organisation

This programme has been designed for Board of Directors, C-Suite Executives, Executive Leadership teams, Strategic/Transformation teams. Senior Management, and their teams who work on the development of strategic futures and foresight perspectives for their organisations will find this programme highly relevant.

The course is particularly relevant for those engaged in:

  • Technology management
  • Strategic management
  • Innovation
  • Business development
  • Operations development

This executive programme is relevant to public and private sectors.

Corporate runs can be customised to incorporate the topics and issues of specific interest to participants.
  • Trends and drivers analysis
  • Horizon scanning and technology assessment
  • Sense-making techniques aiding understanding and communication
  • Implications analysis, risk management, and prioritisation
  • Action planning and strategy development
  • Leadership and management of change
  • Practical implementation of strategic foresight programmes

These topics will be covered in a 2-day, 13-hour programme blending theory, case study and practical workshop exercises that can be applied directly in the workplace.

It can be customised to accommodate the specific projects, topics or issues relevant to course participants. In this case, the workshop will focus on a set foresight project or challenge highlighted by participants.

Format

Lectures, case study and workshop

Self-sponsored

International Students

S'poreans (below 40 years old)/ PRs (of any age)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy 
(i.e. S’porean aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support

Full course fee

S$2000

S$2000

S$2000

S$2000

7% GST on full course fee

S$140

S$140

S$140

S$140

Less: Grant amount

-

(S$150)

(S$500)

(S$1900)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$2140

S$1990

S$1640

S$240

Company-sponsored

International Students

S'poreans (below 40 years old)/ PRs (of any age)

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy 
(i.e. S’porean aged 40 and above)

Workfare Training Support

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs^

Full course fee

S$2000

S$2000

S$2000

S$2000

S$2000

GST (7%) on full course fee

S$140

S$140

S$140

S$140

S$140

Less: Grant Amount

- (S$150) (S$500) (S$1900) (S$500)

Total nett course fee payable, including GST

S$2140

S$1990

S$1640

S$240

S$1640

*Companies will be required to submit the training grant for ISS endorsement in the Skillsconnect system before course start date OR no later than 30 days after course start date

Application is via Skillsconnect. You may wish to refer to Skillsconnect guide 4.1 for more information.

^For more information on Enhanced Training Support for SMEs, click here.

This course is aligned to the National Infocomm Competency Framework (NICF) and accredited by SSG. Absentee payroll subsidy is available for eligible companies and companies on a short work week system will receive the absentee payroll subsidy based on their employees' current income. Absentee Payroll will be capped at 10 hours. Please visit www.ssg.gov.sg for full details.


Certificate of Completion

The ISS Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who have attended at least 75% of the course.

WSQ Assessment

  • Broad Schedule of Assessment: During the course
  • Passing Criteria: The group exercises will be evaluated based on team effort and the individual quiz will be evaluated based on the understanding of key takeaways. The grading for both group exercises as well as individual quiz is either a pass/fail grade by ISS assessors
  • Assessment Method: Group exercises will be assessed based on a case study which the team will work on the solution and presentations; Individual quiz – open-book reflection

Upon passing the assessment, Statement of Attainment (SOAs) will be issued to certify that the participant has passed the following Competency Units:

  • IT-CIO-519S-1 Conduct research to evaluate new technologies

Participants may need to attend additional coaching sessions and re-assessments if they do not pass the required competency units. ISS reserves the right not to disclose any information on the course assessment process.

NUS-ISS Course Registration Terms and Conditions

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NUS-ISS and Learner’s Commitment and Responsibilities

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WIFI Access

WIFI access will be made available. User ID and password will be provided in the participant’s kit.

Venue

Institute of Systems Science, NUS
25 Heng Mui Keng Terrace
Singapore 119615 

Click here for directions to NUS-ISS.

In the event of a change of venue, participants are advised to refer to the acceptance email sent one week prior to the commencement date.

Course Confirmation

All classes are subject to confirmation and ISS will send an acceptance email to participants one week prior to the commencement date. Confirmed registrants are to attend and complete all lectures, class exercises, workshops and assessments (where applicable). Additionally, all responses to feedbacks and surveys conducted by ISS and its partners must be submitted. All training and assessments will be delivered as described in the course webpage.

General Enquiry

Please feel free to write to isstraining@nus.edu.sg or call 6516 2093 if you have any enquiry or feedback.

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