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Futures, Strategic Design & Innovation

  • 9th Edition
  • 34 hours
  • To be announced
  • 2950 €
  • 9am to 6pm
  •  Lisbon, Portugal
  • Taught in English
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Course overview

Develop your skills to act as a true change-maker through exclusive access to frameworks, international speakers, and hands-on design thinking sessions.


The Benefits for You

  • Understand the value and impact of design on business strategy, differentiation, and competitive advantage.

  • Explore Design Thinking and Strategic Design tools to migrate from consumer and market insight to actionable solutions.

  • Learn from some of the best experts and business minds in the world.

  • Carry out your Future-Proof Leadership Assessment, which is designed to transform the way you work and lead in today’s dynamic and complex business environment. 

  • Improve your adaptive, authentic, and agile skills with practical tools on emotional intelligence, influence and communication strategies, building strong teams, and managing change.


  • You will have premium access to the World Economic Forum Strategic Intelligence Platform for six months. Explore and monitor the issues and forces driving transformational change across economies, industries, and global issues.

The Benefits for the Company

  • Preparing leaders and teams capable of managing in periods of uncertainty;

  • The creation of a disruptive and innovative mindset;

  • People development, in a programme that counts with international speakers, reference partners, and the exclusive access to tools and frameworks.

For whom

  • Senior-level leaders

  • Executives and managers

  • Managers and staff of companies

  • Team members

  • Individuals and teams

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Futures, Strategic Design & Innovation

The driving force behind this programme is to help people in organisations improve the way they face uncertain and turbulent contexts. We will help you develop the ability to anticipate trends and explore scenarios and how this can improve your approach to strategy and innovation processes.

During 5 days, participants will have the opportunity to explore the most advanced concepts and tools in the areas of foresight, strategic design and innovation, integrated in a unique Futures Framework.



Develop your skills to reframe and re-perceive Strategic Decisions

The use of a knowledge toolbox and the "SCANNING, SENSING AND ACTING" framework (specifically designed and adapted for this programme) will enable you to fully understand these concepts and facilitate its future application in your organisations.

World Economic Forum Partnership
World Economic Forum Partnership – Sessions and Tools
Scanning Sensing Acting Framework
Scanning, Sensing and Acting Framework
International Speakers
International Speakers
Practical Exercises
Practical Exercises
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Experts in the Field


The programme that aims to develop the capacity to anticipate trends and explore scenarios and to understand how this can improve your approach to strategy and innovation processes.

Francisco Horta Costa

This Course is amazing.

I see myself putting into action and applying the concepts that I have learned here, about Design Thinking and Problem Solving.

Francisco Horta e Costa , Managing Director, CBRE

This programme possesses all the ingredients required to test our minds and nurture our knowledge.

No doubt about it: the Future is conceived through our actions today.

José Miguel Leonardo , CEO, Randstad Portugal
Cipriano Lomba

The programme was an excellent immersive experience, centered on proven methodologies for creating innovation strategies.

This immersive experience was greatly enhanced by the excellent keynote speakers in key areas for Strategic Design and Innovation.

Cipriano Lomba , Technology & Innovation Coordinator, EFACEC
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Futures, Strategic Design & Innovation

See summary of all information.
  • Face-to-face
  • 34 Hours
  • 20 November, 2024 a 27 November, 2024
2.950 €

This amount includes:

  • Access to a platform where supporting documentation will be made available in digital format
  • Welcome kit
  • Coffee-breaks
  • Reserved parking in the ISEG car park
  • Final diploma of program

Applications should be submitted by filling in the online form on the respective page of each programme. The following documents are required: an updated CV and/or link to the applicant’s Linkedin page. On average the decision of the coordination team takes 8 to 15 working days after the submission of the complete documentation.

Ideally up to one week before the start of the Programme, although you can enrol later should places still be available.

No. There is no fee for the submission of an application. You will only be asked to pay a registration fee to secure your place in the programme after being admitted to the Postgraduate or MBA programmes.

Attendance is not controlled for the Postgraduate Programmes. However participants are obliged to attend at least 80% of lectures of the Executive Programmes.

There are various discounts: alumni discounts, discounts for professionals covered by agreements established between ISEG Executive Education and their Employer, prompt payment discounts, and discounts contemplated in our sales policy. For further information, you should contact the Programme Advisor of the respective programme. Discounts cannot be accumulated, with the exception of prompt payment discounts.

ISEG is located in Lisbon, next to the Assembly of the Republic parliament building. It is accessible by the following public transport: Metro (Underground) - Yellow line to Rato station Buses 727 and 706; Train – get off at Santos station; and, finally, Tram No. 18. If you come by car, you can park in ISEG’s on-campus car park.

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