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A series of training courses which combines Strategic Foresight, and Strategic Planning skills and perspectives to build leaders in all organisations.

Our training courses are innovative and uniquely different in approach as they introduce the emerging fields of Strategic Foresight and Scenario Planning as major dimensions of the entire Strategic Planning development process.

Our special brand of Strategic Planning incorporates Systems Thinking and Narrative approaches to understanding and managing change which is state of the art for those who want to embrace whole of nation and anticipatory governance.

We will provide an assessment of each participant’s progress who may be awarded a certificate of competency or certificate of competency with merit. Assessment include evaluation by UNESCO Chair for Future Studies, Sejahtera Centre for Sustainability and Humanity, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), and Haines Centre regional expert for Strategic Management.

Course 1: Certificate Competency in Strategic Foresight

(18 -19 & 23 - 25 October 2023 - 5 days)

Course 1 provides the foundations in Strategic Foresight to support policy making and strategic planning to create wiser futures. Participants will achieve competency in foresight tools and scenario planning approaches such as emerging issues analysis, horizon scanning, futures wheel, Shell scenario building, Manoa method, causal layered analysis and more. The course will have international recognition as it incorporates competency assessment evaluated by UNESCO Chair for Future Studies, and Sejahtera Centre for Sustainability and Humanity, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

Course 2: Strategic Planning

 (6 - 9 November 2023 - 4 days)

Course 2 is based on the Haines Centre for Strategic Management Course of Strategic Planning, and it will guide participants through the 10-step Haines Model of Strategic Management using Systems Thinking: prepare to begin, envision the preferred future, define key success measures, assess the current state, develop core strategies, develop three-year business plans, develop annual plans and strategic budget, prepare to implement, drive implementation and transformation, and conduct annual strategic review and updates.

Course 3: Masterclass Certificate in Strategic Planning Facilitation

 (27 - 29 November 2023 - 3 days)

Course 3 is a Haines Masterclass where participants attend a 3 days immersion and boot camp, to demonstrate their mastery of the topic and acquire more in depth knowledge and competency. Our Haines expert facilitator will provide feedback on performance and assess understanding of the topic. Haines certification will be awarded upon completion of this course. Course 2 is compulsory for Course 3.