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.
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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.
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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.
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Short Course: Future Thinking - A new way of approaching tomorrow by thinking beyond strategy
Date: 22 - 24 November 2016
Venue: Casa Toscana Guesthouse
For more info:http://www.ce.up.ac.za/Course?tabid=58&Course=e149eb35-eaf0-e511-947c-005056b26505
Course fees are payable 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course to secure your seat.
R 9 900.00 (VAT included) course fees includes all course material, lunch and refreshments during the block sessions.
Contact Makhanani Mtsetwene for more information
Tel: +27 (0)12 434 2596
Cell: +27 (0)83 266 6065
Fax: +27 (0)86 581 7875
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Africa Youth Transformation and Development Conference
Dates: 9 – 10 November 2016 - Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa Youth transformation and development conference goal is to come up with innovations of how to address youth issues in Africa for a better tomorrow and to set up a collaborative agenda for advancing youth empowerment and development initiative. As communities and countries increasingly encourage prioritisation of youth entrepreneurs who create jobs, and opportunities for all. 2016 Africa Youth Transformational development conference bring experiences and best practices from all over Africa to learn on existing opportunities in our rich continent and beyond. The conference aims to address the Social, economic, political, spiritual successes and challenges facing the African youth in a globalised economy.
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15-16 August 2016
Hosted by NMMU Business School
NMMU Business School is proud to present the Futures Summit, featuring world renowned experts in futures, foresight and strategic thinking. As a first for Nelson Mandela Bay – don’t miss this unique opportunity.
15 August - Master Class – Future Scenarios for Business
16 August - Future Summit – Towards South African Futures: 25 years on
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