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Before Week 1

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Week 1, Classes 1 & 2 | What’s This DT&L Thing About?

Discuss During Class
  • Introduction to DT&L (Monday)
    • DT&L Project
    • Team Organization
    • Project Focus
  • DT&L Alumni Day (Wednesday)

Week 2, Class 3 | How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall?

Monday: Labor Day – No Class
Learning Objectives
  • Explain the role and purpose of a futurist
  • Classify probable, plausible and possible trends and futures
  • Identify and summarize key 2020 trends
Review Before Class
Deliverable(s)

Week 3, Class 4 & 5 | Exponential Change

Learning Objectives
  • Identify and determine the implications of disruption across various domains
Review Before Class

Week 4, Classes 6 & 7 Strategic Forecasting

Learning Objectives
  • Define futures thinking and forecasting
  • Explain future timelines, eg, 5, 10, 15+ years
  • Identify benefits of future thinking
  • Thinking Outside The Box
Review Before Class
Deliverable(s)
  • P1: Preliminary Evaluation Due Saturday No Later Than 6:48p EDT

Week 5, Classes 8 & 9 | Signals

Learning Objectives
  • Define signals
  • Identify signals
  • Interpret signals
Review Before Class

Week 6, Classes 10 & 11 | Past, Present & Future

Learning Objectives
  • Identify past change as indication of future change
  • Explain how past influences future
Review Before Class

Week 7, Class 12 | The Importance of Storytelling

Monday: Fall Break – No Class
Learning Objectives
  • Explain the importance of storytelling
Review Before Class (Wednesday Discussion)
Discuss During Class

Prepare In Anticipation Of Discussion

  • Range, Introduction, Chapters 1, 2 & 3
Deliverable(s)
  • P2.1: Interim Report Due Saturday No Later Than 6:48p EDT

Week 8, Classes 13 & 14 | Jobs To Be Done & DT&L Project Updates

Learning Objectives
  • Interpret JTBD
  • Distinguish functional, social, and emotional jobs to be done
  • Explain status of DT&L Projects
Review Before Class (Monday Discussion)
Review Before Class (Wednesday Discussion)
  • Review all P2.1 Interim Reports; Each team will lead a DT&L Project status discussion (9 mins each)

Week 9, Classes 15 & 16 | Digital Transformation (Dx) & The Future |  Aggregation Theory & Antitrust

Learning Objectives (Monday)
  • Explain digital transformation
  • Distinguish between disruptive innovation and Dx
  • Explain the stages of Dx
Prepare In Anticipation Of Discussion
  • Range, Chapters 7, 8 & 9
Review Before Class (Monday Discussion)
Learning Objectives (Wednesday)
  • Explain Aggregation Theory
  • Summarize the implications of aggregation in a knowledge economy
  • Explain the difference between an economy of scarcity and one of abundance
  • Evaluate whether antitrust law is appropriate for the challenges presented by a knowledge economy
Review Before Class (Wednesday Discussion)

Week 10, Classes 17 & 18 | The Future of Work

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the implications presented by FoW
  • Explain the impact of accelerators on FoW
  • Analyze the work force implications of FoW
Review Before Class
Prepare In Anticipation Of Discussion
  • Range, Chapters 10, 11, 12 & Conclusion
Deliverable(s)
  • P2.2: Interim Report Due Thursday No Later Than 6:48p EDT

Week 11, Classes 19 & 20 | Perspective

Learning Objectives
  • Explain the role of the generalist
  • Explain the importance of strategic forecasting
Review Before Class 
  • Prepare for Range Discussions

Week 12, Classes 21 & 22 | DT&L Project Discussions | Visit With A Futurist

Review Before Class (Monday)
  • Review DT&L Projects in preparation for discussion of summaries
Discuss During Class (Monday)
  • DT&L Project Summary discussions
Review Before Class (Wednesday)
  • Prepare for Perspective Discussions
Discuss During Class
Deliverable(s)

Week 13, Class 23 | DT&L Project Discussions

Wednesday: Thanksgiving Break – No Class
Review Before Class  (Monday)
  • Review DT&L Projects in preparation for discussion of summaries
Discuss During Class  (Monday)

Week 14, Classes 24 & 25 | DT&L Project Discussions

Review Before Class 
  • Review DT&L Projects in preparation for discussion of summaries
Discuss During Class 
Deliverable(s)

Week 15, Classes 26 & 27 | DT&L Project Discussions

Review Before Class 
  • Review DT&L Projects in preparation for discussion of summaries
Discuss During Class 

Week 16, Class 28 | Gretzky Plan Discussions | Course Wrap

Learning Objectives
  • Assess progress since pre-course Gretzky Evaluation
  • Evaluate future preparedness for personal and professional success
Review Before Class
Discuss During Class
  • Discuss Gretzky Plans
  • Course Wrap