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Important Announcement
Due to the health precautions placed by the Dubai Health Authority, all future courses and events are cancelled until further notice.
We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

December 2019

Strategic Foresight – bespoke

A 3 day workshop designed to build the skills used in applied foresight. The workshop involves bringing tools and approaches in an accessible way. It teaches how to build concrete, usable knowledge and insight about exploring and building possible futures in a wide range of contexts and environments. ...
08 Dec

Introduction to Blockchain

The aim of this course is to provide a deep understanding on Blockchain technology. In doing so, the course introduces Blockchain, assesses the disruptive nature of Blockchain, evaluates how various industry sectors are to be disrupted by this emerging technology, analyses issues related to cryptocurrencies, blockchain-based crowdfunding innovation and relevant regulation. It also presents important case studies from various industries and reports lessons learned. ...
11 Dec
1:00 am - 1:00 pm
January 2020

AI & Good Governance by Oxford

A 3 day program co-designed in collaboration with the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford. The program examines some of the key themes facing policymakers, business leaders and civil society in an increasingly digitized world. These include the deployment of Artificial Intelligence and algorithms, the role of technology in governance and political decision-making, and how governments and businesses can harness big data. ...
12 Jan - 14 Jan
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Governance 2.0
The Dynamics of the Future Boardroom

A 2 day workshop designed to equip the participants with the governance knowledge required in an uncertain and fast-paced environment, prepare for the challenges and trends of tomorrow and identify the mindset and characteristics of high performing boards of the future. ...
19 Jan - 20 Jan
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Leading in the Future

Changing global trends, market/digital disruption and data explosion means that in order for businesses, organisations and teams to succeed in the future, leaders will have to augment or change the methods they use to engage and motivate their people. ...
22 Jan
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
February 2020

Licensed Ethical Hacker

A 10 day program designed to help the participants learn and examine ethical hacking through an immersive hands-on experience that involves a 30 day live access to hacking labs which are designed to simulate real life networks and websites. ...
02 Feb - 27 Feb
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

From Foresight to Co-design

A 3 day workshop co-designed in collaboration with a Danish Design Center to help the participants utilize foresight in decision making, policy development and recommendations through co-design. ...
17 Feb - 19 Feb
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Impact Investing at the Crossroads
Exploring the Trends, Opportunities, and Risks of Financing for Social and Environmental Impact

An interactive workshop designed to explore trends, opportunities, and risks, drawing on perspectives from different regions and sectors. The workshop will also discuss the roles that foundations, civil society, government, financial institutions, corporations, and social enterprises can play. It’s a unique opportunity to learn, network, and contribute to this dynamic field. ...
18 Feb
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
March 2020

Design Thinking

Insights of the Future (In collaboration with Youth Council)
This workshop is a 120 minutes immersive activity meant to give participants a full cycle through the design thinking process in as short a time as possible. ...
21 Mar
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
April 2020

Future Storytelling

A 3 day workshop designed to teach techniques for telling engaging stories about the future based on structured scenarios. This will be done through applied learning techniques drawn from strategic foresight, design research and traditional narrative design for fiction, film, and other media to create a frame that communicates ideas about possible futures. ...
05 Apr - 07 Apr
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
September 2020

The World in 5 Years

A half day workshop designed to enhance the capacity to understand the anticipated changes taking place across the world over the next five years. Participants will get access to research informed by more than 2500 experts globally. They will gain knowledge on interconnections between socio-economic, political, technological and environmental drivers of change and their likely impact on Dubai and the UAE. ...
07 Sep
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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