Scenario Planning for Regulators

This is an in-house and an open programme seminar. For details or to discuss any aspect of the seminar, please email David Leakey on [email protected] or phone on +44 20 7661 7817

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Objectives

As a result of participating in this highly interactive workshop, you will:

  • Understand how scenario planning and futures thinking contribute to effective regulation.
  • Improve your skills in scenario planning, horizon scanning, futures thinking and foresight generally.
  • Gain insights into the potential future threats and opportunities that could affect the suitability of a regulatory framework and how it is applied.
  • Consider how regulators can ensure their approach is dynamic enough to respond to different possible scenarios.

Agenda

Introductions and Aim of Day

Overview of Futures Thinking and its Relevance to Regulatory Practice

  • Why looking ahead matters and how it supports strategic thinking and effective regulation
  • Who to involve?
  • Using PESTLE/ STEEPLE to identify drivers that are opportunities and/ or threats
  • How to prioritise future opportunities and threats for action (taking into account organisational strengths and weaknesses)

Short Break

Scenario Planning

  • The impact of uncertainty on achieving regulatory objectives
  • Trends analysis and scenario planning compared
  • Scenario creation exercise
  • Considering combinations of scenarios
  • Analysing the opportunities and threats in different scenarios
  • Using scenarios for stress testing how regulation will work in practice

Short Break

Achieving Dynamic Regulation?

  • Considerations in achieving regulation that is “future-proof”?
  • What does it mean to be agile in the regulatory cycle?
  • Targeting regulation at the right stage (before, during, after activity) and ensuring dynamic integration between approaches at the different stages
  • Innovation and regulation
  • Examples of adopting a more dynamic approach
  • Conclusions
  • Further questions

Close of Day

This is an in-house and an open programme seminar. For details or to discuss any aspect of the seminar, please email David Leakey on [email protected] or phone on +44 20 7661 7817

Crown Commercial Service supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services.