Scenario Planning Training
– Including Strategic Thinking Training and Change Management –

This Scenario Planning Training programme is offered throughout South Africa
– Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth –

We now offer this programme, and all our training courses as Virtual Training,
to meet your unique needs arising from the COVID-19 Corona Virus epidemic.

Scenario Planning Training
– Including Strategic Thinking and Change Management –
Suitable for Managers and Management Teams
Course Duration: 2 daysNQF Level: 5
Course Objective:
Through this Scenario Planning Training, delegates will be equipped with methodologies, tools and templates for strategic thinking and change management, enabling them to:

  • Learn from their past – by converting hindsight to foresight

  • Develop and focus on foresight – by identifying probabilities, possibilities and potential wildcards in the future for their companies

  • Identify scenarios that are “plausible” and “preferable” for their future

  • Implement effective change management programmes – to ensure the organisation and employees can navigate through the “transitions of change”

  • Focus on building effective implementation and follow up processes

Course content and outcomes:

Through this Scenario Planning Training – Including Strategic Thinking Training and Change Management Training, delegates will learn:


  Strategic Thinking and Scenario Planning


  • Organisational Performance Analysis: Where does our performance go?

  • 5 Step Model for Scenario Planning & Strategic Implementation

  •         o   Converting hindsight to foresight

    • Learning from our past: What could we have done better?

    o   Developing and focusing on foresight

    • Identifying probabilities, possibilities and potential wildcards in the future

    o   Implementing scenario planning

    • Identifying “plausible & preferable” scenarios that you could / should pursue

    o   From scenarios to strategic planning

    • Agreeing on appropriate scenarios & strategies to address future opportunities and threats

    o   Focusing on strategic implementation



  Change Management – for the implementation of scenario planning and strategic thinking



  • Understand why people resist change

  • The change curve, and its effect on individual and team performance

  • Understand the principles of how best to manage the transitions through change

  • Management misconceptions about how to handle change

  • Types of loss employees experience during periods of major changes

  • The phases of transition through change

  • Essential principles leaders should apply for change management

  • How to ensure trust in the process of implementing change?

    o   The speed of trust – and how it affects individuals’ willingness to embrace strategic change

    o   The Caring Model of Trust

  • The 6 Phases Model for Effective Change Management

    o   Analysis of the envisioned change: SWOT

    o   Motivating change

    o   Creating the vision of change

    o   Developing political support, and ensuring the effectiveness of the change sponsor and change agents

    o   Managing the transition of change

    o   Sustaining momentum

  • Reflecting on other change management models: Kotter, McKinsey 7-S, ADKAR, Kubler-Ross


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