Strathclyde MBA Masterclass: Introduction to Foresight for Strategy Development by Dr. Nur Anisah
In this Masterclass, Dr Nur Anisah Abdullah, academic and consultant in the field of Foresight and Future Studies will introduce the applied skill of Foresight and its role in the strategy development process, illustrated by short organisational vignettes.
The class will introduce conceptual tools for foresight in strategy development and for its application in collaborative and participative modelling and simulation activities for innovation.
This class will give you an insight into the Strategic Management for Sustainable Success module of the MBA.
Dr Nur Anisah Abdullah, academic and consultant in the field of Foresight and Future Studies, teaches Operations Management and on the Strategic Management for Sustainable Success module of the Strathclyde MBA (Exploring the International Business Environment, and Strategic Consulting in Practice).
Dr Anisah is an operations research analyst and senior teaching fellow at Strathclyde Business School’s International Centre in Dubai. In her work, she uses futures, foresight, and scenario planning to help organizations go beyond forecasting and instead move toward the creation of preferred futures.
Anisah’s teaching and research covers futures studies, higher education, management, and organizational design. In an effort to promote futures literacy, Anisah created @Futures_Sandbox an initiative for transformative action learning and youth development. This project aims to develop critical and reflective modes of awareness and inquiry and features an independent, collaborative, and open platform for workshops, seminars, games, and experiential futures.
Anisah has facilitated workshops on policy and strategy development processes for Malaysia’s Ministry of Higher Education and Georgia’s Public Service Development Agency in collaboration with UNDP.
From 2011 to 2017, she was a Research Fellow at the National Higher Education Research Institute in Malaysia. Anisah received her PhD from Strathclyde Business School in the UK. She tweets regularly on futures at @itsAnisah.
Date/time: 16 August 2018 (Thursday), 7pm
Venue: CDC Management Development, 501 Level 5 Block F Phileo Damansara 1, No. 9 Jalan 16/11 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor. (https://goo.gl/maps/5utE9Tf6o3R2)
7.00pm: Programme briefing
8.00pm: Sharing by current student/alumni + Q & A
8.30pm: MBA Masterclass by Dr Nur Anisah
9.30pm: Networking + end
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