Students critically understand the various contexts, aims and practices of strategic foresight. They are able to apply this knowledge in different organizational settings and processes. Students are equipped to explicitly consider and analyse the relationship between futures studies and business practice.

The course will teach students following generic working life skills: analytical thinking, communication and presentation skills, team working skills, skills for organization and coordination and leadership skills. The course will also teach following futures skills: imagining multiple futures, systems thinking, perceiving complexity, and dealing with uncertainty.