Digital Foresight for Strategic Leaders

Future-Proof Your Team

The future is unfurling faster and more chaotically than ever before, but you can equip your team with the knowledge and skills to channel these trends into brilliant business decisions. In this 1-day online program, examine changing consumer trends, market forces, advances in technology and changing expectations.

Digital Foresight for Strategic Leaders

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Fees: $1,950
Length: 1 day of study
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Digital Foresight for Strategic Leaders

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Next Level Leadership to
Take Your Organization Into the Future

Understanding emerging technology and workplace trends is one thing—strategic leaders must predict how these changes will impact their organizations and prepare accordingly.

This interactive, 1-day program introduces participants to practical tools and methods for building more resilient organizations. Uncover how design thinking, market intelligence, competitive analysis and CX impact organizations. Gain a comprehensive understanding of disruptive technologies and the threats and opportunities they present for the future.

Modules cover relevant technological innovations such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, data analytics, robotic process automation (RPA), blockchain and distributed ledger systems, and augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR).

Participants will apply learnings directly to their own teams and organizations and build networks through peer-to-peer discussions and exercises. 

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Digital Fluency
Change Management
Digital Strategy
Leadership Skills

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education For Busy Professionals

This program packs rich insights into 1 day of study, so you can apply your new skills right away.

Stand Out From The Crowd

Get highly sought-after skills in strategic planning and digital fluency and help your organization prepare for future changes and take advantage of up-and-coming innovations.

Learn From An Industry Leader

Dive deep into future-oriented digital design and strategy with a renowned expert in design thinking and digital innovation.

Earn Higher Pay

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

Who Will Benefit

Mid-Career Leaders

Managers looking to improve their digital fluency skills and level up for more senior roles will learn how to turn emerging technologies into innovative opportunities and solutions. Ideal roles for this program include product strategy managers, corporate strategy managers, and innovation managers.

Senior Leaders

Directors, leads, and executives will gain a thorough understanding of the threats and opportunities that emerging technologies present. They will learn how disruptive technologies impact organizations to become future-ready leaders. Ideal positions include director or VP of innovation, digital transformation leader, and technology director.

Program Overview

  • Receive a primer on strategic foresight, futuristic thinking, machine learning, data analytics and RPA. Through an interactive exercise, use Janus Cones to apply module learnings and share insights with peers in a round table discussion.

  • A guest keynote speaker will introduce the role of Speculative Design. Afterwards, learn about AI, deep learning and ideation with future technologies. Discuss module topics with peers.

  • Understand the foresight behind strategic planning for teams, products or roadmaps, and get introduced to backcasting, blockchain and distributed ledger systems. Learn the Foresight Maturity Model Framework and practice module learnings with an interactive exercise.

  • Lead organizational change and develop foresight capabilities. Jump into a primer on AR/VR and consolidate learnings through exercises and in-class discussions.

  • Following Module 4, participants will be welcome to facilitate peer-to-peer sessions that focus on the challenges faced when going from training to implementation. 

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What You Get

After completing Digital Foresight for Strategic Leaders, 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.

Foundational Badge

Signifies that you’ve gained information and insight into new skills.

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.

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