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Future of banking, finance and services - Applied strategic foresight for strategic management

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Learn how to apply strategic foresight for strategic management in a complex and uncertain business environment.

How are you managing external changes and disruption in relation to your internal capabilities and capacity? How can you apply strategic foresight to strategic management?

This half-day masterclass facilitated by Marius Oosthuizen, GIBS faculty, will shed light on how you can use strategic foresight to anticipate new opportunities and threats, and what the competitive landscape will look like in the future.
Agenda:

  • The future of industry;
  • The future of business: disruption, change and new business models;
  • Key trends shaping the industry; and
  • Strategies to navigate the new normal.

Who should attend?
This event is ideal for CEOs, MDs, GMs, functional heads, divisional heads, senior managers, business consultants, strategy executives, business development executives and those in senior roles in innovation.

Date:      Thursday, 6 April 2017 (Half-day)
Venue:   GIBS campus, 26 Melville Road, Illovo, Sandton
Fee:        R2 500 per person

For more information or to register, please click here. For queries contact Belinda Boxall on 011 771 4000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

https://www.gibs.co.za/news-events/events/open-programmes/pages/future-of-banking-finance-and-services---applied-strategic-foresight-for-strategic-management.aspx

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Colloquium on ‘Resilience for Development’

 

 

 

 

 

Colloquium on ‘Resilience for Development

Assessment Methods and Transformative Practices
8-10 May 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa
www.resdev2017.org

Call for Abstracts
We hereby invite you to submit an abstract to this innovative colloquium, which aims to further transdisciplinary dialogue between researchers and practitioners interested in the relationship between resilience and complexity thinking, and development in dynamic social-ecological systems.

We welcome a range of submissions for the colloquium.

Colloquium Theme
‘Assessment Methods and Transformative Practices’

Themes

  • Resilience assessment, monitoring and evaluation
  • Creating transformative spaces
  • Urban resilience and infrastructure
  • Indigenous and local knowledge for stewardship and resilience
  • Science-society partnerships for building resilience and transformation
  • Addressing inequality and human wellbeing through ecosystem services
  • Human rights in the Anthropocene
  • Achieving the SDGs in Africa

Read more: http://www.resdev2017.org/call-for-abstracts.html

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The Millennium Project - Newsletter 1.0

 

 

 

 

 

The Millennium Project - Newsletter 1.0

 

1.    Future Work/Tech 2050 Global Scenarios

2.    Workshops to address issues in the Work/Tech 2050 Scenarios

3.    NATO workshop on future terrorism and book

4.    Pakistan State of the Future Index

5.    New Nodes in Portugal and Georgia

6.    New website under construction

7.    GFIS scanning items added by new Interns

8.    RIBER and FEN

9.    FRM 3.0 Translated into Persian/Farsi into five volumes

10.  MPPC Meeting in Washington, DC

 

http://millennium-project.org/Newsletter.html

 

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Master’s Degree Programme in Future Studies

Master’s Degree Programme in Future Studies

University of Turku

The Master’s Degree Programme in Futures Studies provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary and practical education in the field of futures studies. It is designed to educate foresight experts who help organisations to harness future opportunities and avoid unnecessary risks.

The Programme includes plenty of rehearsal, case-studies and real-life experiences on using foresight methodology. These range from quantitative and qualitative methods to innovative and creative futures design techniques.

http://masters.utu.fi/programmes/futures-studies/

 

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Seminar: Africa to 2030 and beyond

Seminar: Africa to 2030 and beyond

 

Date: 09 Dec 2016

Time: 10:00 to 13:00

Venue: Conference room, ISS Pretoria, Block C, Brooklyn Court

 

This event will be webcast live

Which long-term trends will have the most impact on Africa’s future? Are security developments more important than economics? Or will demographics or technology trump all other factors?

 

African Futures and Innovation at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) will debate its trajectories with those of the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre in the UK’s Ministry of Defence. Speakers will also assess whether Africa can meet key targets of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

 

The discussions will cover dimensions related to human development, security, economics, governance, technology and the role of the private sector with a time horizon to 2030 and beyond.

 

This event is co-hosted with the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre, UK Ministry of Defence.

 

Register online

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Southern Africa Food Lab’s System Shift Summit

Southern Africa Food Lab’s System Shift Summit

15 November 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa

The South African food system is in crisis. What would it take for stakeholders from across the food system to shift the trajectory, with the goal meeting the existing and future challenges of feeding our nation? How do we build on current efforts, and what new opportunities are emerging?

The Southern Africa Food Lab is convening a leadership summit that will bring together a diverse group of leaders concerned with the failing food system in South Africa. At this summit, we will identify the potential levers for large-scale positive shifts, and identify opportunities for creative and collaborative responses.

Interested in attending? Please email Suzanne Maree: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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