There’s Got to be a Better Way…

A better way to plan, lead, innovate, inspire – to change the world. If your inner voice is screaming, “YES!” you are in the right place.

The futures school empowers you to create the world that you know is possible.

The Futures School (TFS) is a learning and development ecosystem fueled by Natural Foresight®.

Today’s accelerated, volatile environment demands that we define, design, refine and reframe our strategies, outcomes and actions.

Rather than relying on our antiquated, quantitative-based approaches, what if we fueled our organizations, institutions, systems, and leaders with foresight?

The future isn’t something to fear. It’s an opportunity to create. Your “better way” starts now…

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TFS ECOSYSTEM

  • Learning Events Lifelong learning, unlearning, and relearning means foresight professionals should never stop seeking out growth opportunities. TFS offers a variety of learning experiences, each catering to unique learning styles, developmental objectives, and geographies.
  • Professional Certification TFS offers a pathway to professional certification in Natural Foresight®. Natural Foresight® is a practical and proven approach to applying Strategic Foresight in organizational and personal contexts.
  • Custom Engagements We offer customized engagements and capacity-building programs to foster innovation, strengthen strategy development, and transform organizational culture.
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An assortment of experiential toys that we include on our tables for in-person sessions. An eight ball is an ironic inclusion because we cannot predict the future. Play dough and legos allow us to build and have fun while in the training. Post it notes and markers allow participants to take notes.

Guided by globally-recognized foresight experts, TFS events have been described as immersive, entertaining, and life-changing. Whether online or in-person, in-house or public-facing, TFS offerings will transport you to the future so you can make better decisions in the present.

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Our trademarked Natural Foresight® framework is designed to work in complex, real-world settings. Equipped with this repeatable process, you can begin driving business results right away.

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The movement spearheaded by TFS has spread to every corner of the globe, creating a community of change agents who speak a common language. Whether you are seeking new career opportunities, practical foresight advice, or support from your co-conspirators, choosing TFS means you’re never alone.

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Demonstrate that you have achieved the highest levels of rigor in your applied foresight practice with the only professional certification underwritten by the Global Foresight Advisory Council of practicing foresight professionals.

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Democratized Discovery (2.3)

Democratized Discovery: Foresight-Fueled Action

We’ve reframed Frankenstein’s Lab as Democratized Discovery using Strategic Foresight tools. We at The Futures School believe in the power of transformationalist foresight– pulling our aspirational, sustainable visions of the future to today.

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Featured Alumni

Anuskha Sonai

President, Creative Technology Hub

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Maisie McDowell

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Santini Basra

Founding Director, Andthen Ltd.

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Timothy Jaiyeoba

Managing Director, StrateDelta

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“I couldn’t anticipate the amount of insights, inspiration and tools that we received during this training. I now have a solid framework that upgrades my way of helping organizations with their strategic planning.”

Mia Liljeberg Strategic Advisor, Force Agile

“A powerful way to deconstruct our biases and environmental variables to predict various future scenarios that affect our long-term vision and mission.”

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