Future Forecasting

Program Overview

Strategic planning has always been one of the main components for governments. The absence or negligence of it leads to serious consequences and challenges on the level of government readiness to deal with changes locally and internationally. It also leads to not being able to adapt with organizational, management, operational and technological developments prevailing in other countries. Therefore, this program is designed as a guide to achieve progress and foresee the future.

Program Objectives

This program focuses on building knowledge, based on management facts according to international standards. This knowledge paves the way to practice future forecasting techniques in the field of interest. The students will learn about the methods and tools related to future focrecasting. You will also be able to identify the drivers of change in the work environment and how to successfully classify them to serve the strategic and forecasted plans. This will result in the ability of building future scenarios based on drivers for the possibility to identify opportunities or threats, which will enhance the chances of being prepared for what is coming in the future and thus reduce the element of surprise. In general, the main objectives of this program can be summarized as follows:

  • Identify the current main challenges facing government sectors
  • Discuss the future challenges and build effective mechanisms to overcome them
  • Develop mechanisms to evaluate implemented strategies to minimize the risk of future challenges
  • Develop a future forcasted vision in specialized fields, such as economics, health and technology
  • Analyze future developments
  • Predict the future accurately and logically
  • Enhance preparation and readiness for sudden and unexpected future events

Program Outcomes

At the end of this training program, you will be able to:

  • Forecast the future logically
  • Analyze future developments in a logical way using realistic data in a comprehensive and complete manner
  • Nurture critical thinking skills through analyzing the path of events in the long run
  • Develop the ability to identify indicators to be adopted in the forecasted future
  • Identify operational plans to implement future scenarios

Modules Covered:

Module 1: Concepts of Future Forecasting

Module 2: Future Forecasting Tools

Module 3: Current and Future Challenges

Module 4: Strategic Government Vision

Module 5: Scenario Thinking 

Module 6: Strategic Planning and Analysis


This program requires that students meet the following prerequisites:

  1. The candidate must have a commitment to the pursuit of
  2. The candidate must have completed a high school or secondary school diploma or similar educational
  3. The trainer must be a CBP™ at ATP accredited training center or a candidate to be a CBP™

Program Duration

The duration of this program is 15 training hours. The training hours vary according to the schedules of the certified and Authorized CBP- Certified Business Professional centers.

Program Language Delivery

This program is delivered in English Language by certified CBP™ trainers.