A five day certificate program covering

  • Complexity and Analytics
  • Risk and Opportunity
  • Implications for Strategy

Featured Presenters:

Yaneer Bar-Yam, President and Professor,
New England Complex Systems Institute

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Real World Risk Institute,
author of The Black Swan and Antifragile

May 1-5, 2017
Westin Arlington Gateway
Washington, DC

Frame:

Understand and plan for risk and opportunity in a complex world.
Learn to anticipate and prepare for the unknown.

Detailed Objectives

Monday and Tuesday
May 1-2, 2017
Complexity and Analytics: Using complexity science to develop strategic insights

  • Learn how to to identify what is important in data
  • Identify emergent patterns that indicate shifts in markets or other conditions
  • Use your own and public data to identify seismic events and transitions
  • Create powerful tools for handling risks by learning the right questions to ask
  • How to use analytics as a tool for insight and strategic direction

Wednesday and Thursday
May 3-4, 2017
Risk and Complexity: Identify risk in complex environments

  • Recognize conditions of cascading risks
  • Learn what complexity really is and how to turn it from a liability to an asset
  • Learn to distinguish fragile from antifragile
  • Gain advantage from uncertainty, volatility and disorder
  • Harness the power of self-organization to be naturally antifragile
  • Assess the metaview

Friday
May 5, 2017
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 economic growth, and the impact of government decisions?
  • What can be expected in global risks, cascading crises, and the "new normal?"

Audience:

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.

This is a rigorous program backed by advanced math, but explained through ideas and pictures. No math background is needed to attend.

Important Dates:

April 1: Early Registration Deadline
April 24: Registration Deadline
May 1-5: Program

Registration:

Sign up now!

Accommodations:

After signing up for the course, you can book your room here.

 

 

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