I will teach a one-day master course at the World Future Society this summer to precede their annual conference. I am calling it the Foresight Educator’s BootCamp.
Recently I was asked me to develop a course that anyone could take on “how to think like a futurist.” What emerged was a 16-week elective, A&S 392: Contemporary Futurist Thought: From H.G. Wells to Ray Kurzweil.
This paper reviews the Master of Strategic Foresight and Doctor of Strategic Leadership foresight major launched by Regent University.
Are you a practicing futurist? If you have done it all in life, and now want to give back to the field, I encourage to join me in studying for your PhD in Organizational Leadership at Regent University. Since 2004 I have done the same, and applied futures studies to it.
This paper explores how a PhD in Futures Studies, if refocused on theory-building could create anticipatory theories across the social sciences, and buttress the work of a new generation of futurists.
Dr. Michael Marien, the long-time editor of Future Survey from 1979 to 2009, and winner of the 2008 Distinguished Service Award from the World Future Society, has launched a new service, called Global Foresight Books.
Regent University will offer a new course online, entitled ‘Defense Futures,’ appropriate for any mid-career professional interested in working in national security policy or defense planning as a consultant.
The ability to think forward, to foresee possible outcomes and to act accordingly, is a vital human trait. I just completed a 45-page paper that reviews the literature on foresight to determine what we can learn. Here’s the abstract.
From 2009 to 2011 I served as the regional editor of Foresight, the journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy.