Module 1: Anticipate - the Art of Leading by Looking Ahead (full day) 

A highly interactive learning experience aimed at developing the vital leadership competencies of leading under uncertainty and growing visionary capacity. The module is based on a developmental learning and practice framework that identifies the critical growth factors in becoming more visionary, more inspirational and more imaginative.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Establishes easy-to-understand growth dimensions for growing one’s visionary capacity
  • Connects vision to inspirational leadership
  • Provokes out-of-the-box thinking
  • Explores the required behaviors, mind sets and emotional states to become more visionary
  • Practices with hands-on techniques to grow visionary capacity (e.g. FutureFacts,  FuturePriming and Multiple-Future-Techniques)
  • Uncovers essential elements of visionary communication

Module 2: Visionary Communication (half day)

In this module, delegates develop a personal, coherent future-oriented outlook on their industry and/or business (e.g. in combination with module ‘Raising Visionary Capacity’). They learn how to improve the impact of their communication by integrating inspirational layers as well as authenticity to their content-oriented vision story. They practice sharing their story in a live setting.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Uncovers essential elements of visionary communication
  • Extends beyond presentation techniques by growing stories from factual to inspirational
  • Practice the art of story-telling

Module 3: FutureFacts – short (half day)

The proprietary FutureFacts methodology explores trends, disruptions and changing realities through a content-rich group-wise conversation using FutureFacts. In groups, delegates discuss in a fast pace numerous potential changing realities, and rank them on likelihood and impact. Votes and views are processed using an on-line platform, and the collective perspective of the future mind map gets explored. In multiple session settings, aggregate results uncover the future-view and blind spots of the organization at large. The on-line platform can be used to extend the experience beyond the workshop and grow a strategic community within the organization that continues to explore the horizon.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Structures a highly interactive, strategic dialogue around future developments
  • Challenges and reframes participants assumptions
  • Creates a learning laboratory in engaging with uncertainty

Module 4: FutureFacts – extended (full day)– the extended module adds 2 steps to the module above. Following the likelihood and impact discussion, the conversation is extended using several scenarios. Delegates create various future scripts and explore how each would impact their business future. Using the outcomes, strategic actions and strategic options are generated and considered, eventually arriving at a robust perspective on the strategy for the future.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Challenges and reframes participants assumptions
  • Engages with uncertainty in an empowering fashion
  • Creates coherence and agility in how to respond to plausible future changing realities

Module 5: The Art & Science of Influence and Persuasion (half day)– participants learn how to apply the art and science of influence to their personal challenges. They review the psychology of behavior, and how behavior can be nudged to help them achieve their objectives. Six powerful principles of persuasion are uncovered and demonstrated, and participants practice applying these principles to a personal case.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Understand the impact of stereotypes and automatic behaviors
  • Learn and experience six core principles in persuasion
  • Apply the principles to a personal case, in order to improve one’s persuasive abilities

Module 6: Strategic Decision Making (full day)– using a current (or recent) strategic decision process one has been involved in, delegates learn how they can improve their leadership role in mastering and designing a robust strategic decisions making process. A phased, proven process is explained, biases and pitfalls in each phase are explored, and remedy strategies to protect oneself against these biases are uncovered. Throughout the session, delegates apply the lessons to their personal case.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Learn and experience biases in strategic decision processes
  • Reflect on one’s personal current leadership role in strategic decisions
  • Learn which critical questions to ask at every step of the decision making process
  • Comprehend and practice with a proven, phased process for making better decisions

Module 7: Scenario Planning (half day)– Scenario Planning is a proven methodology to structurally explore the future by developing several equally plausible futures, drawing implications and generating strategic options. In this module, delegates familiarize themselves with the foundation, and group-wise engage with the 4-step process to arrive at a set of powerful scenarios.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Experiment with the scenario planning process
  • Learn how to apply the scenario planning methodology to one’s business domain
  • Have an active group discussion on implications, early warning signals and strategic options

Module 8: Full Circle Innovation (full day)– This module guides participants in this process of creating, structuring and managing a robust path towards innovation for their organization. With the integrating of the critical dimensions of process, creativity and culture, this module deals with innovation in a coherent, real-life and applied fashion. In our discovery-oriented approach, with the use of new and established cases from sources such as the Harvard Business School, IMD and other re-known business schools, participants explore these dimensions interactively, and learn what it takes to design, transform and lead an innovative organization.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Develop a coherent understanding on the design of an innovative organization
  • Explore and assess the critical cultural aspects of innovation
  • Master various innovation unleashing methodologies
  • Create a strategic framework to assess, filter and prioritize innovative ideas
  • Apply insights to one’s own organization

Module 9: Unleashing Strategic Creativity (2 full days) - designed to help your organization achieve improved performance by harnessing its creative potential. This module illustrates the fundamental principles of developing an organizational culture that

stimulates and nourishes creativity. You will master methods to expand both your own

creative capacity and encourage the creativity of everyone in your organization.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Examine the (psychological) foundations and environmental factors of creativity, within the context of strategy, innovation and culture
  • Practice and apply various inspirational, improvisational and creative techniques to stimulate strategic creativity, within yourself and your organization
  • Engage in hands-on, real world application of creative problem solving on participants’ cases
  • Develop an original and compelling vision for the organization and yourself

This module is always delivered by two facilitators. Each party brings in strong academic and applied expertise in strategy and innovation on one hand and the wisdom and experience from the world of performing arts on the other.

Module 10: Strategic Conceptualization (full day) - provides a case-based discovery experience into powerful management frameworks. Cases used are internationally acclaimed cases from sources such as the Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business and INSEAD. Participants experience and explore management frameworks in their aim to reduce the complexity of a specific case. Unique about this module is that participants are not provided a case with a given methodology, but are required to select the most appropriate framework themselves using the state-of-the-art web service ProvenModels, which hosts over 70 re-known frameworks. This approach helps (future) leaders grow a repertoire of frameworks to fit their needs.

This module fulfills the following learning objectives:

  • Wrestle with complexity in challenging cases
  • Experience the power of complexity reduction through the use of a management framework
  • Become acquainted with over 70 classical management frameworks
  • Grow the ability to appropriately apply a management framework
  • Increase the ability to produce convincing and clear stories to drive strategic transformation

This module is always delivered by two facilitators, in partnership with ProvenModels ( Each party brings in strong academic and applied expertise in strategic thinking and conceptualization.