Due to Covid-19 all the courses will be offered online via Zoom.
Mon & Wed, 6 - 9 PM
Virtual Training Through Zoom
14 September 2020
This course presents a survey of the foresight field, including its theories, methods, history, and current structure. The course presents an overview of foresight frameworks and the nature of change. Understanding the forces of change to enables more proactive and informed choices today, in both strategic decision-making and innovation. It provides a review of the major trends and issues in the world today that are shaping the future of tomorrow. The course will highlight the future of the priority domains for the UAE such as: energy, water, transportation, health and education.
Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
Dr. Al Dhaheri is the co-founder of the Emirates ID Authority and the former Director General. He is a well-known technologist, entrepreneur and speaker, and with over 30 years of experience in academics, leadership and advisory roles in the public and private sectors in the UAE. He enjoys speaking about the future of disruptive technologies and their impact on business and society. He is currently serving as the chairman of the board, Smartworld.
Dr. Abu Sitta is the co-author of the first edition of Dubai e-Government Excellence Criteria. He is an expert in the field of Agile Management and his research interest in Futures Uncertainty and Systems Thinking. He has helped government entities in the region with their transformation efforts to achieve international recognitions. He is currently leading the PMO at the Department of Culture and Tourism and serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Abu Dhabi University.