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Opintojakson nimi Futures Thinking, Trends and Transformations
Opintojakson ajankohta 25.03.2024 - 17.05.2024
Korkeakoulu Haaga-Helia ammattikorkeakoulu
Opintojakson kieli Englanti
Opintopisteet 5 OP

Opintojakson ala Matkailu-, ravitsemis- ja liikunta-ala, Yhteiskuntatieteiden, liiketalouden ja hallinnon ala
Opettaja Annika Konttinen
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Ilmoittautumisaika 20.11.2023 - 01.03.2024
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Futures Thinking, Trends and Transformations

25.03.2024 - 17.05.2024

Opintojakson kuvaus

With strong futures thinking skills, you will have a competitive advantage in seeing the future before it happens. You will be able to consider possibilities that others do not see coming. You will learn to unveil opportunities that will help a business thrive or to tackle a future change that a company needs to be prepared for. You will also be ready to help others in preparing for and adapting to the future.

Upon completion of the course, the student is able to

  • understand the importance of future orientation and trend watching for the success of businesses and individuals
  • research the most important technologies, global events and big ideas that are shaping the future to discover new possibilities and opportunities for doing business
  • apply innovative development methods to futures thinking and scenario planning in a chosen industry
  • describe the different stages and key steps of the transformation process
  • innovate ideas for business transformations for the future and provide solutions and scenarios for how to adapt to and benefit from the future changes
  • set goals (preassignment) and evaluate learning in the module (post-assignment)

Contents

  • Pre-assignment
    • Personal expectations and goals for the module
  • Part 1: Industry, trends and scenarios
    • Future orientation and trend analysis. Application of an innovative development method to selected trends and scenario planning in the chosen industry.
  • Part 2: Letter from the future
    • Transformation description of how the trends and transformation will shape the chosen industry: business opportunities and possibilities
  • Post-assignment
    • Evaluation of own learning and goals reached during the module

Arviointikriteerit

  • Part 1: Industry, trends and scenarios (60%)
  • Part 2: Letter from the future (40%)

Assessment criteria – grade 1

The student is aware of future orientation and trend watching for the success of businesses and individuals. The student can identify potential technologies, global events and big ideas that are shaping the future to a limited degree. The student finds it challenging to apply innovative development methods to futures thinking and scenario planning in a chosen industry. The student has basic understanding of the importance of innovating ideas for business transformations for the future. The student needs help in finding solutions and scenarios for how to adapt to and benefit from the future changes. The student understands some of the stages and key steps of the transformation process.

Assessment criteria – grade 3

The student understands the importance of future orientation and trend watching for the success of businesses and individuals. The student can identify potential technologies, global events and big ideas that are shaping the future rather well. The student is able to apply innovative development methods to futures thinking and scenario planning in a chosen industry. The student has a rather good understanding of the importance of innovating ideas for business transformations for the future. The student is able to find solutions and scenarios for how to adapt to and benefit from the future changes. The student understands the stages and key steps of the transformation process fairly well.

Assessment criteria – grade 5

The student understands and can justify the importance of future orientation and trend watching for the success of businesses and individuals. The student can identify potential technologies, global events and big ideas that are shaping the future very well. The student is able to apply and evaluate innovative development methods to futures thinking and scenario planning in a chosen industry. The student has a very good understanding of the importance of innovating ideas for business transformations for the future. The student is able to find versatile solutions and scenarios for how to adapt to and benefit from the future changes. The student understands the stages and key steps of the transformation process very well.

Opintojakson työskentelytavat ja aikataulutus

This is a virtual course with no contact hours

Ilmoittautumistiedot

Enrolment link above. Please note if the course is not available on the enrolment list it is already full.

Haaga-Helia students enrol to the course (TOU011AS3AE) during Haaga-Helia enrolment period through Peppi.