Workshop: Capitalize on Megatrends - Enrich your CI/MI Function by Integrating Future Management

As a CI/MI manager, how do you deal with the uncertainty of your corporate environment? The  increased complexity in our business world combined with the growing pressure to innovate and the  demand for returns increase the need for orientation knowledge and decision-making confidence in  management. Companies that know the dynamics of their business environment will have a clear  advantage. In this seminar, you will look beyond your sphere of influence and learn about established  methods of future management to enrich your CI/MI function. This workshop is designed for all who  want to learn and exchange on how Foresight / Future Management is used in companies to improve  management decisions within your company  with research-based insights to minimize risk and  capitalize on opportunities. In this workshop case studies and experience reports will help to 


Key topics

  • The importance of thinking about the future at an early stage and what we already know about the future today. Dealing with uncertainty - What is changing in today's business world and why? 
  • How you could enrich your MI/CI function by elements of Strategic Foresight to improve the future robustness of your internal decision-making 
  • Applied foresight methods and how other companies use it – e.g. scenarios at work 
  • Megatrend Gallery - You will gain insights into a multitude of megatrends and discuss how you  can support business innovation in your company.  

Workshop 1: Capitalize on Megatrends to Enrich CI

  • May 7th, Full-Day; 8:30-17:30;
  • Hand-outs, refreshments, lunch;
Diana Wolf-Dolgner - Capitalize on Megatrends - Enrich your CI/MI Function by Integrating Future Management, May 7th, 8:30-17:30

690,00 €

Trainer profile

Diana Wolf-Dolgner is Managing Director of MARKET & BEYOND, a management consultancy 

focusing on market intelligence, foresight and business innovation. Until end of 2016, she worked for  over 15 years as a senior executive with international groups (Rolls-Royce, Daimler / MTU  Friedrichshafen).

As Director Market & Economic Research, Future Management for Rolls-Royce Land  & Sea she was responsible for the systematic market and competitor analysis for the entire  international market.  After having successfully set up an international MI/CI analysis-team including  locations in Shanghai and Singapore, she established this as an important in-house consulting  function. She integrated the structured approach of megatrends and introduced future management  within the company. As an expert for MI/foresight, she is in demand at universities and management  institutes and is active in expert committees. Diana was recently appointed a member of the board  Diplomatic Council Mission Switzerland.