Understand and plan for risk and opportunity in a complex world. Learn to anticipate and prepare for the unknown.
This seminar is for anyone who wants to understand risk, opportunity and strategy in the real world, especially key decision makers and those who advise them: executives, senior managers, government policy makers, public administrators, management consultants, organizational development professionals and business educators.
Monday and Tuesday
April 23-24, 2018 Complexity and Analytics: Using complexity and data science to develop strategic insights
How to use analytics as a tool for insight and strategic direction
Identify emergent patterns that indicate shifts in markets and the environment
Learn how to to identify what is important in data by learning the right questions to ask
Create powerful tools for handling risks and coping with uncertainty
Use your own and public data to identify critical events and transitions
Wednesday and Thursday
April 25-26, 2018 Risk and Complexity: Identify risk in complex environments
Gain advantage from uncertainty, volatility and disorder
Learn what complexity really is and how to turn it from a menace to a benefit
Recognize conditions of hidden and cascading risks
Learn to distinguish fragile from antifragile
Harness the power of self-organization to be naturally antifragile
See the big picture
April 27, 2018 What Have We Learned?
What can we say today about the rapidly changing world we live in?
What does global integration and disorder mean for the future?
How can business thrive in this context?
How can we set up strategies that achieve objectives?
What can be known about the impact of government decisions on markets and society?
What can be expected in global risks, cascading crises, and the "new normal?"
April 2: Early Registration Deadline
April 16: Registration Deadline
April 23-27: Program