An Introduction to Futures Analysis: Through a new lens

National Security College | Professional course


The world is rapidly changing, and disruption has become the new norm.

Course date: 
9am 3 November – 5pm 4 November 2021
National Security College, #132 Crawford Building, Lennox Crossing, ANU

$2,250 (GST ex) for government, $2,700 (GST ex) open rate. Course is fully catered.

Course overview

Thinking proactively about the future landscape, and taking a systematic approach to understanding future possibilities and risks, is an increasingly vital tool of enquiry for national security professionals.

This program introduces participants to the basics of futures analysis, including a range of methods for considering both short and long-term challenges and opportunities. These methods help analysts and policymakers identify the drivers of change, enables a better understanding of plausible operating and policy environments, and helps in shaping possible responses.

Past presenters for this program include: Dr Ryan Young and others.


Please click here to register or contact us at or on (02) 6125 2233 for further information.

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