Scanning Environments, Networks and Horizons

In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, it’s critical to keep a watchful eye on your organisation’s environment, networks and horizons. By doing so, you can identify trends, threats, opportunities and new markets, which in turn helps you stay ahead of the curve and make informed decisions.

Who’s it for?

This course is ideal for professionals who want to enhance their strategic thinking skills and keep their organisations ahead of the competition. It’s particularly useful for managers, executives, and entrepreneurs who need to scan the business environment to identify trends, threats, opportunities, and new markets.


Course content

Understanding the Importance of Scanning Environments, Networks and Horizons:
In this module, you will learn why it’s essential to scan your organisation’s environments, networks and horizons, and the benefits of doing so.

Tools and Techniques for Scanning:
This module covers the various tools and techniques used to scan environments, networks and horizons, including PEST analysis, SWOT analysis, trend analysis, and scenario planning.

The Role of Networks:
This module explores the role of networks in scanning environments, networks and horizons, and how to leverage networks to gather valuable insights and intelligence.

Keeping Up with Technological Change:
This module covers the impact of technological change on scanning environments, networks and horizons, and how to keep up with new developments.

Applying Scanning to Strategy Development:
In this final module, you will learn how to apply scanning environments, networks and horizons to strategy development, and how to make informed decisions based on the insights you have gathered.

Key Features

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Available as a standalone course or as part of a programme

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*This course is ready-to-go or fully customisable

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Face-to-face / Live virtual / Blended

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Fully updated for 2023 with content designed by Crescente

Scanning Environments, Networks and Horizons

Course Summary

Guided Learning

Half-day course*
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