In this module we introduce you to the importance that Foresight concepts and methods can have in respect to supporting people in building future career paths. In particular, the module addresses future studies taking into consideration also two different work domain: research and entrepreneurship.

On one hand you will understand methodological approaches and the main concepts at the basis of the Future Literacy scientific field as well as their practical application and case studies. On the other hand, concrete knowledge concerning entrepreneurship and approaches to conceive and develop new business ideas will be provided.

Topics, which are covered in this module include:

Lesson 1: Future-oriented mindset construction

  • 5.1.1 Tackling global challenges
  • 5.1.2 Introduction to business foresight
  • 5.1.3 Introduction to explore foresight in research

Lesson 2: Future-oriented methodologies

  • 5.2.1 Exploring futures with Framework Foresight
  • 5.2.2 Patent Analysis for technology forecasting
  • 5.2.3 Time series analysis
  • 5.2.4 Text mining in foresight studies
  • 5.2.5 Roadmapping – Case studies
  • 5.2.6 Delphi method – Case studies
  • 5.2.7 Intuitive logics school of scenario construction – Case studies

Lesson 3: Future-oriented entrepreneurship

  • 5.3.1 From Futures to Strategy – Fail fast
  • 5.3.2 From Futures to Strategy – Fail cheap