Our aim is to develop a tailored education program with the objective of leading to International Certified Future Strategist (ICFS) and a new job category in Europe. The programme is run by business professionals from five European countries with more than 15 years of experience each in the fields of future studies and strategy.
NEW 2020 COURSE DATES RELEASED

NEW 2020 COURSE DATES RELEASED

The International Certified Future Strategist programme runs over five months and four three-day modules. The ICFS covers step-by-step the theory and practice of futures thinking and strategy development. The course ensures you understand how to link future with strategy and action; how to enhance your strategic thinking and planning by...
SEVEN REASONS TO JOIN ICFS

SEVEN REASONS TO JOIN ICFS

The International Certified Future Strategist (ICFS) is maybe the first in-depth programme blending theory and practice for • business environment analysis • future and scenario studies • vision building • strategy development and action In short: from words to action – from future to strategy. ”ICFS gave me the tools...
ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

Together with several partners around Europe we have developed a unique programme for future strategists. Each partner has specific expertise and experience in future studies, in training methodologies and in evaluation techniques. The future related methods used in the programme are developed by Kairos Future, a leading European consultancy in...
INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED FUTURE STRATEGIST

INTERNATIONAL CERTIFIED FUTURE STRATEGIST

Companies and organizations act in an increasingly complex environment. The speed of change is tremendous. In order to successfully cope with rapid change companiesand organisations need to understand their business environment as well as the future development. That is why through this project we aim at developing a tailored education...
ANNOUNCEMENTS

EXPERIENCES FROM ICFS PARTICIPANTS

Some of our participants in the 2019 ICFS share their experiences with the program:

WHAT DOES A FUTURE STRATEGIST LOOK LIKE?

The ICFS 2019 has come to an end. 13 dedicated participants discussed and worked diligently on future and strategy. One of our participants, Didem Gürdür shared her views on what a Future Strategist is, and we happily share her thoughts. Read more here!

ICFS 2020 COURSE DATES ANNOUNCED

We are delighted to announce the dates for the 2020 ICFS course that will start on January 2020. As usual, the 12-day programme will focus on environmental analysis, scenario, vision, and strategy building. The ICFS is composed of four modules and taught by international business professionals with extended experience in the field. We will repeat...

INTERVIEW NONDAS CHRISTOPHILOPOULOS

Epaminondas “Nondas” Christophilopoulos of PRAXI/FORTH & Phemonoe Lab, Greec, has both been part of developing the ICFS program and one of the first to be certified as International Certified Future Strategist. Since then he has developed and deepened his understanding and expertise for scenario planning and future studies. In September 2018 ha also achieved his...
WELCOME TO BECOME A FUTURE STRATEGIST!

WELCOME TO BECOME A FUTURE STRATEGIST!