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Scenario Planning (Eng)

Introduction

Scenario Planning gives organisations insight into possible future paths by developing a limited set of realistic and diverging scenarios. And thus, based on these scenarios a plan for the future can be built.

When using Scenario planning, your organization will not be surprised by future developments. Because it will recognize these developments, your organisation can then take the right decisions and implement improvement actions quickly. Scenarios also help to inspire the development of new and creative ideas about markets/products and even the organisation.

At the present time it is important to be prepared for different Covid scenarios. As a result of Scenario Planning, organisations are able to respond effectively to the uncertainties of this pandemic.

Purpose

Firstly the participants will be able to independently draw up various realistic scenarios for the future. Secondly to make plans based on these scenarios. And lastly to substantiate these plans financially.

Set-up

In order to transfer knowledge dynamically and interactively, real life case studies will be used. Furthermore, there will be both quizzes and polls. In other words: this course stimulates and expects active participation.

The course in fact uses real life case studies of multiple organisations that worked with Scenario Planning. The teaching is interactive and encourages active participation, there will be both quizzes and polls on the day.

The course takes 1 day.

Content of Scenario Planning

  • Creating scenarios
    • Identify important and uncertain developments
    • Select key developments based on probability and impact
    • Build scenarios based on selected developments
  • Making a scenario plan
    • Identify and quantify the main opportunities and risks
    • Identify and quantify improvement actions
    • Present the result of improvement actions under different scenarios
    • Sketch the outlines of an implementation plan
  • Using scenarios for strategy development and investment decisions
  • Success factors in Scenario Planning

Target audience

The course is specifically created for managers and professionals involved in strategy development and / or business optimisation. For example: strategy advisers, business planners, consultants, policy managers, analysts, financial managers and controllers.

Requirements

  • Laptop with Excel and Powerpoint.
  • A basic knowledge of financial / economic terminology is required.
  • Level is post-academic.

In-company training

SPBI can also realise Scenario Planning at your company, furthermore there is the possibility to adjust the course to your specific needs. For more information, you can contact both Tridata and SPBI.

Because of the pandemic the course is constructed for interactive and dynamic online participation as well.

Dates for 2021 – Scenario Planning

15 okt (English)   13 okt (Dutch)
10 dec (English)  08 dec (Dutch)

This course is given in both English and Dutch.

Costs

The costs per person are € 750.

The course is exempted from VAT (tariff 0%) and includes course material and a participant certificate as well as coffee/tea and a luxury lunch.

Location

Europalaan 400 | 3526 KS Utrecht or virtual.

The lecturers

Ir Raoul Scheepmaker MBA studied Geodesy at the Technical University in Delft and thereafter completed his full-time MBA at the “Rotterdam School of Management” in Rotterdam and ISA in Paris. He has worked at Shell for 28 years in commercial areas such as strategy and planning at multiple locations around the world (such as the UK, Brunei and Australia). Raoul led Shell’s global software strategy and planning team as well as the economics and planning teams in Australia and Brunei. During this time he developed a scenario-based country master plan for Brunei.  In the Netherlands he was JV Governor Gas for Europe, where he prepared decisions regarding not only NAM / GasTerra / Groningen but also the gas distribution company in Athens.

Drs Hein Dungelmann MBA obtained his master’s degree in Medicine from Leiden University and after that completed a full-time MBA at the “Rotterdam School of Management” and the “University of Michigan”. He has extensive experience in strategic and improvement projects in particular with health insurance companies and healthcare providers. As a result of this experience he is a specialist in setting up, expanding and maintaining strategic partnerships as well.

Hein and Raoul are founding partners of SPBI Consulting. A consultancy firm specialised in Strategic Planning and Business Improvements. Consequently one of their main services is to help organizations with Scenario Planning.

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