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.
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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!

THE NUMBER OF CERTIFIED FUTURE STRATEGIST GROWS

Endurance and perseverance is key to success. Despite much hard work and many interruptions, Roger Sundberg of the Swedish Transport Agency didn’t give up. He has now presented a very good home assignment on the topic of the future of connected vehicles. We were happy to send him his diploma and certification on 1st October...
TWO MORE ICFS 2017 PARTICIPANTS GET CERTIFIED

TWO MORE ICFS 2017 PARTICIPANTS GET CERTIFIED

The list of participants getting certified according to ICFS is getting longer. We are happy to announce that two more participants of the last ICFS 2017 cohort have now received their certification. Congratulations to Evangelos Kosmidis (Greece) and Peter Eriksson (Sweden) on their achievements! Learn more about the ICFS certification process here.
NEW 2019 COURSE DATES RELEASED

NEW 2019 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 understanding your contextual environment. After...

2017 ICFS COURSE TESTIMONIALS

Testimonials from the international participants who completed the 2017 ICFS course in Stockholm together with some figures about their background. ”As far as I know the ICFS course is unique – there are no other similar courses in the market.”   ”The particular strengths of the course are its international participants from different business areas,...
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 and knowledge to be part...
2017 ICFS REUNION TO BE HELD IN BRUSSELS

2017 ICFS REUNION TO BE HELD IN BRUSSELS

The second ICFS alumni reunion will be hosted by Vlaams EnergieBedrijf, VEB, in Brussels on the 12th and 13th October 2017. We are very excited to come back to the city where the first ICFS pilot course was launched and are looking forward to two exciting days filled with group discussions, learning exchange and future...

THE FIRST TWO ICFS 2017 PARTICIPANTS GET CERTIFIED

We are proud to announce that two participants of the last ICFS 2017 cohort have now received their certification according to ICFS. We congratulate Jussi Matilainen (Finland) and Helena Wänerstrand (Sweden) for a job well done!    
THIRD COHORT OF ICFS FUTURE STRATEGISTS COMPLETE THE COURSE

THIRD COHORT OF ICFS FUTURE STRATEGISTS COMPLETE THE COURSE

All good things come to an end, and so is the ICFS 2017. This week we are hosting the fourth and last module of the International Certified Future Strategist. Focus will be on strategy & action, where we will cover how to be a change agenting, how to communicate change, and how to carry a...

SECOND ICFS PARTICIPANT GAINS CHARTERED MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE LEVEL 7 QUALIFICATION

We are pleased to announce that the second ICFS participant has successfully gained a Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership issued by the Chartered Management Institute. Congratulations from the all the ICFS team, Nina Al-Ghussein Norrman, Oyster Advisory, Stockholm! Learn more about the ICFS certification process here.

HALF-WAY THROUGH THE ICFS 2017

Time flies when you are having fun! We are already half-way through the ICFS 2017 course. This week we’re hosting the third module of the program with focus on vision and strategy analysis. Don’t miss the opportunity to join next year’s course! More information about the ICFS content and dates can be found here.  ...