May 2-5, 2016

Futures Thinking and Strategy Development, Mt Eliza/Melbourne. Futures Thinking and Strategy Development is centred on practical, applied learning. Residential course.

Futurist Advocates for ‘Strategic Foresight’ in Corporate Planning (2015)

By: Natalie Greve, Creamer Media Contributing Editor Online United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation chair in futures studies Professor Sohail Inayatullah has touted the adoption of “transformative and strategic foresight” by companies in future scenario planning, telling a workshop that this approach creates flexibility in decision-making by moving from a focus on one inevitable […]

University of Stellenbosch Workshop 2015

The Institute for Futures Research (IFR) at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) is delighted to invite you to a Masterclass by renowned futurist Prof Sohail Inayatullah. Since the establishment of IFR 41 years ago, we have hosted some of the world’s leading futurists, and we are proud to present this dynamic and interactive […]

Foresight methods

“Six Pillars” Model Summarised

Mapping the Present and the Future – through methods and tools such as the futures triangle and the futures landscape. Anticipating the Future – through methods such as emerging issues analysis and the futures wheel. Timing the Future – understanding the grand patterns of change, macrohistory and macrofutures. Deepening the Future – through methods such […]

Featured Book: What Works (2015)

What Works: Case Studies in the Practice of Foresight By Sohail Inayatullah Tamkang University Press, Tamsui, Taiwan, 2015   What Works furthers the practice of foresight in organizations, institutions, cities and nations. Divided into three parts, What Works moves from theorizing the future to case studies of foresight in action and concludes with innovative futures […]

Featured Book: CLA 2.0 (2015)

CLA 2.0: Transformative Research in Theory and Practice Edited by Sohail Inayatullah and Ivana Milojević, Tamkang University Press, Tamsui, Taiwan, 2015 CLA 2.0 consolidates the latest in scholarly research on layered approaches to transformative change by thinkers and activists from around the world. The authors use CLA to investigate topics such as: The Global Financial […]