Horizon Scanning

Horizon Scanning


    At the end of the course, students should be able to:
  • Explain the concept, importance, and objectives of environmental scanning as a planning model;
  • Outline the different types of environmental scanning used in the environmental planning;
  • Discuss the major principles of environmental scanning
  • Explain the four modes of environmental planning
  • Describe the conceptual model of an environmental planning process for future-proofing an organization
  • Explain the four stages of environmental scanning of an organization
  • Explain the major environmental scanning strategies for maintaining stable future operations of an organization
  • Explain the methods, tools and techniques for conducting an environment scan of an organization
  • Explain how to prepare for environmental scanning of an organization‚Äôs operations
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of the process of conducting an environmental scan
  • Prepare a environmental scanning report for enhanced planning in an organization


  • Introduction to environmental Scanning
  • Types of Environmental Scanning
  • Principles of Environmental Scanning
  • Modes of Environmental Scanning
  • Conceptual Framework of Environmental Scanning Process
  • Stages of Environmental Scanning
  • Managing Environmental Scanning
  • Measurement of Scanning Variables
  • Methods of Environmental Scanning
  • Tools and Techniques of Environmental Scanning
  • Preparation for an Environmental Scan
  • Conducting an Environmental Scan
  • Environmental Scanning Report

Learning outcome

Course participants who have a strong understanding of the concept, principles and practice of energy management system and can supervise or use it a business context.

Couse duration

5 days

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for facilitators and consultants, business leaders, strategic planners, managers, team leaders, and trustees.


Apart from end of session quizzes, participants will take a test to assess their understanding of concepts, principles and applications of environmental scanning.

Course dates

Contact CCE for dates.


On completion of the course, each participant will receive a certificate to demonstrate that they have achieved an acceptable level of competence in the course.


£1050 + VAT

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