PMI UK Chapter

December 2020 | Managing in Complex Futures by Scott Smith

December 2020 | Managing in Complex Futures by Scott Smith

Webinar Description

The world is experiencing a state of hyper change influenced by global movements, disruptive technologies, political uprisings and new consumer expectations. This webinar considers aspects to prepare futuring mindset to adapt and embrace uncertainties impacting projects.

Outline of subjects that will be covered:

  • Megatrends impacting the future of managing work.
  • Uses of futuring.
  • Building futuring culture and practices.

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About Scott Smith


Scott Smith is founder and managing partner of Changeist, a futures research and consulting partnership established in 2007. Scott has consulted to a range of global institutions, including SWIFT, UNICEF, The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, The Royal Society, Nesta, and the Dubai Future Foundation. He has also worked with some of the largest and most respected global financial, retail, telecoms, technology and media brands, such as the BBC, ASOS, AXA, and Comcast.

Scott has written for international publications such as The Atlantic, Quartz, WIRED UK, and How We Get to Next. He has taught futures methods, strategy and design in the US, Spain, and UAE, and is on the Executive Board of the Center for Future Studies at the University of Dubai. He is the author of "How to Future: Leading and Sense-making in an Age of Hyper change," published by Kogan Page Inspire in September 2020. He is based in The Hague.

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Further Reading

 If you would like to buy Scott's book, you can buy it from the links below:

- How to Future website: Click here.

- Kogan Page website: Click here.



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