Certificate in Futureproof Your Organization

Let creativity drive your business agility.

Go beyond the status quo of standard problem-solving methods. In this 3-day program, uncover the key principles of strategic foresight and gain the tools and techniques needed to adapt an entrepreneurial mindset to your organization.


Take this program alongside Certificate in Innovation and Creative Leadership to earn a Masters Certificate in Innovation Leadership

Certificate in Futureproof Your Organization

Enrol Now
Fees: $4,950
Length: 3 days of study
Next Session: November 21, 2024 to
November 29, 2024
  • Location:
  • Online
Download Brochure
Talk to an Advisor
Enrol Now

Certificate in Futureproof Your Organization

Download Brochure
Talk to an Advisor
Enrol Now
  • Programs
  • Certificate in Futureproof Your Organization

Solve Business
Challenges With Innovation

Our accelerated program provides you with practical tools and techniques grounded in strategic foresight. Learn how to identify changing needs and risks with a user-centric focus, using advanced foresight tools to anticipate and navigate future trends. Test your ideas, learn from failures, and maintain momentum. Cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset to approach product and service development from a fresh perspective, driving innovation within your organization.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Marketing Strategy
Business Analysis
Strategic Problem Solving
Risk Management
Creative Thinking

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This accelerated program packs powerful insights and practical tools into 3 days of study so you can apply your new skills right away.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Get highly sought-after skills in creative business thinking and set yourself up as an innovative leader.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit


Develop the ability to identify and capitalize on emerging trends, using strategic foresight to position their organization ahead of the competition.

Mid-Career Leaders

Learn to foster a culture of innovation and drive creative solutions to business challenges. Ideal for managers and senior managers.

Senior Leaders

Gain the skills to lead enterprise-wide innovation initiatives, cultivating resilience and adaptability within their organizations.

Program Overview

  • November 21, 2024 (Thursday), 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

    Learn the tools for futureproofing and innovation. Equip yourself with powerful strategic foresight tools to anticipate future trends and challenges. Gain the skills to analyze potential futures and prepare your organization to navigate uncertainties effectively. Explore various strategic foresight methodologies and learn how to apply them to ensure your organization remains resilient and adaptive in a rapidly changing environment.

  • November 22, 2024 (Friday), 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

    Be equipped with an entrepreneurial mindset and persuasion skills. Delve into the characteristics and behaviors of successful entrepreneurs. Learn how to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset to drive innovation and navigate uncertainty effectively. Master the art of influence and persuasion. Gain insights into techniques to garner support and drive the adoption of innovative ideas within your organization.


  • November 29, 2024 (Friday), 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

    Understand how to communicate through visualization and storytelling. Gain the crucial skills of effectively communicating complex ideas and data. Learn how to create impactful narratives that foster understanding and alignment across diverse stakeholders. Convey your innovative concepts clearly and persuasively. Enhance your ability to drive innovation and lead your organization toward a successful future.

  • Fall 2024 Dates Time
    Certificate in Futureproof Your Organization 11/21/2024 - 11/29/2024 9:00 am - 4:30 pm


Catherine Dine,

View Profile

Lee-Anne McAlear,

View Profile

Megan Mitchell,

View Profile

Myles Ritson,

View Profile

Shane Saunderson,
PhD, MBA, B.Eng

View Profile

What You Get

After completing the program, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.


Provided upon completing a longer program that may comprise several badges signifying a more extensive skill set.

Pre-Approved HRPA Hours

18 HRPA-CPD Hours

This program has been approved for CPD hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

Start Here