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Conference Presentations

2020 Foresight

Scenario Planning in the Age of Pandemic
Published July 16, 2021
Presented by Jan O'Brien, Thompson Rivers University | Dana Prymak, Thompson Rivers University
Planning Types: Strategic Planning

Institution(s) referenced in this resource:
Thompson Rivers University

The disruptive nature of a post-COVID world provides the perfect opportunity for institutions to use scenario planning as a tool to navigate through an uncertain future. Scenario planning is especially useful for communicating external and internal trends and bridging a discussion between the most recent visioning exercise and transition. In this presentation, we'll demonstrate a step by step how-to for you to apply on your own campus with a vivid description of deliverables, tools, and 'gotchas.'

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We can’t tell you what the future will be, but we can help you figure out what it could be . . . and what that means for your institution.

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Learning Outcomes:

  1. Use step-by-step instructions to create a productive scenario planning session.
  2. Anticipate issues with a discussion of what you did right and what you could do better.
  3. Inform your own scenario planning sessions with a provided list of resources and background information.
  4. Add scenario planning to your toolbox and gain the confidence to use it in your institution's planning efforts.

Presenters:

Jan O'Brien, Associate Director, Thompson Rivers University
Dana Prymak, Learning Analyst, Thompson Rivers University

Recorded 7/16/21.

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