This class considers the changes that may occur in America during
the next fifty years. The business environment is divided into four
areas: Political, Economic, Social and Technology.
The Political sector includes the world order, war and terrorism,
The Economic sector deals with the growth and decline of various
economies, debt structure, trade balances, and resource availability.
The Social sector deals with world population shifts, demographics,
family structure, relationships among ethnic groups, conflicts among
various age groups, and lifestyle changes.
Technology focuses on innovations in communication, health care,
housing, automobiles, and energy supply.
The class will also discuss how to prepare for the future.