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One of the core objectives of the Institute for Futures Research is to assist senior leaders to make better decisions by anticipating risk earlier and by sensing opportunities in good time. Our CORE Service therefore strives to deliver the most recent thinking on the future(s) of South Africa and Africa through various publications and workshops.

Our publications provide concise, digestible pieces of well-researched information.

Our CORE service includes:

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Carefully curated information to provide you with an overview of key news events impacting the business landscape.

Weekly distribution


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Compilation of extracts from reports of strategic importance, research, journals, and the media.

Monthly distribution


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Futures Methods Workshops

These workshops aim to give participants insight into the practical application of Futures Thinking methods. Subscription clients can send two participants to every workshop at no additional charge.

Four workshops are scheduled, one per quarter. CORE Service clients can send up to 2 participants to each workshop at no additional charge.


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