3 Alternative Futures

A tool to envision diverse futures scenarios

What is it?

This workshop allows participants to think systematically about the disruptive potential of possible futures using consistent stories around three archetypes: Continuity, Collapse & Chaos, and Transformation.
This toolkit contains scenarios templates, examples, and a workshop agenda.

Use it to

  • Unpack current assumptions, critical pain points, and uncertainties
  • Expand imagination with provoking future possibilities
  • Highlight plausible outcomes and key trends that lead to better decision-making


This toolkit is particularly suited for young futurists (between ages 14-18). It is customised for the initiative “Future Forward” and is part of set of lessons to become a future-conscious global citizen. 


Adaptation of Jim Dator (2009)

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