RSM MBA 2010 Scenarios

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Scenario Questions

Numbers that matter presentation dates

Tue 17th of Aug-
Wed 18th of Aug- "Future of the City Centre 2025" presentation
Thu 19th of Aug- "Future of Mobility in Netherlands 2030" presentation
Mon 23rd of Aug-"Climate Change Negotiations" presentation
Tue 24th of Aug- "Tablets in Education" presentation
Wed 25th of Aug- "Future of Consulting" presentation
Fri 27th of Aug- "Future of Innovation 2020" presentation

Future of Mobility in Netherlands 2030

The Netherlands has 90 billion km driven in NL, of which 50% is business related, with a significant increase in business use, yet not a corresponding increase in productivity of the economy. This means that investing in new roads is NOT the best way to spend public money. How will mobility evolve in the next 20 years.
- Herman Wagter, Business Development Director Glasvezelnet Amsterdam

Team Members: Imelia Bonahan, Pieter Cusell, Vikas Rajgarhia, Vishal Kapoor, Mert Cakar

Future of the City Centre 2025

How will city centre be like in 2025? What could change in the city centre, in a post-crisis environment. Will it stay as a meeting spot, with a business function. Will offices still be the place where people work? City centres in Huston or Detriot city has returned to markert gardering, with the houses abandoned. Or will it have a new lease of life, renewed through urban agriculture, (witness the NYC lightrail project, etc)? What will the city's relevance be when physical meetings come to an end?
Problem Owner:Sander de Iong, Secretary General Rotterdam IAB, EDBR<p>

Team members: Cole Carrigan, Eglantine Dang, Akcan Islamoglu, Fahad Nayyar, Louis Tzeng

Future of Tablets in Education

Future of Tablets in Education Main Page

Future of Consulting 2020

Traditional consulting evolved out of McKinsey's practice in New York who famously said that men's socks should reach their knees, because "a client should never see flesh". Much of these ideas are still alive in consulting today. Joost Pryde, Co-Founder House of Performance

Team members: Pankaj Daryani, Taras Ivanysenko, Kiho Lee, Conor Ruff, Lidia Sholkova

Interview questions

Numbers that matter in Consulting - global statistics for consulting industry: (LS)

Global Consulting Industry Revenue (including HR, IT, strategy, operations management & business advisory services) equals 345 Billion US Dollars. (LS)
Management Consulting is by far the largest segment with $142.7B in 2008 (CR)

-What is the fastest growing segment of consulting? IT? We should be able to find this out with numbers (CR)


Joost Preyde (IT):
quote: "All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
1981-1985 Flight Engineering; 1985-1987 MBA
Work: •Partner House of Performance (12 years)
•Consultant at Principal Consult; •Consultant at Alexander Proudfoot; •Marketing Sales B2B at Shell Chemical
Reading book now: Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back if You Lose It (so we can talk/ask him the most strange questions)

Future of Innovation 2020

Future of Innovation Main Page

Future of Climate Change Negotiations in 2020

A scenario set that explores the different pathways that negotiations on Climate change will take in the next 10 years. Will there be multilateral agreements lead by the UN, or bilateral agreements, will countries or companies be in the lead, will this result in a new economic order, etc.
Aart van der Horst:

Further information could be found on the scenario page