Focused scenario analysis of the business environment

This course aims to develop skills in the application of the scenario approach in situations
where contextual uncertainties in the business environment cannot be (credibly) quantified. A scenario can range from a simple script associated with some sensitivities to involved stories around key uncertainties in the geopolitical, regulatory and macroeconomic arena. The objective is to understand how these uncertainties in the end may affect financial and other decision metrics.

Target audience: project economists, decision analysts, financial analysts, project staff, risk managers, strategy consultants.

Duration: ~10-15 hours (including all assignments).

Benefit: 60 days access to course and coaching, bi-weekly teleconferences for special topics and Q&A

There are 7 modules consisting of an introductory video, an interactive lesson, assignments and an end of lesson quiz.

  1. The scenario method – what is meant with a scenario?
  2. Contextual uncertainties – definition and examples
  3. Exploratory scenarios – scenarios with a broader objective
  4. Scenario development – several ways to develop scenarios
  5. Focused scenarios – scenarios with a focus on a business decision, the use of an influence diagram
  6. Quantification – how to quantitatively assess trends within the scenarios
  7. Decision making – incorporation of the analysis results in decisions

Available now at € 700 (excl VAT). Sign up.