Foundations of Exponential Thinking


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Learn how exponential technologies like robotics, quantum computing, and synthetic biology are shaping our future. This course will uncover the societal and ethical impact of these technologies while providing you with the tools to innovate ahead of the curve.

Duration: 4 weeks (2-3 hours per week).

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100% Online

100% Online

Self-paced cohort

Self-paced cohort

Four weeks

Four weeks

Videos readings and discussions

Videos & discussions

Interactive activities

Live facilitators

What You’ll Learn From This Course

  • Critical insight: Discover how technology is evolving and creating opportunities for innovation.
  • Practical skills: Learn proven methods from world-class faculty that will help you create and nurture your own ideas.
  • Community perspective: Participate in community-driven discussions that will broaden your perspective on accelerating change.

[I] thoroughly enjoyed the program. I would recommend this course to anyone interested in preparing themselves or their companies for what’s to come in our future.

— Mitch Talenfeld, CEO, MDT Marketing

Course Overview

Week 1

Discover the pace of accelerating technological change and explore the mindsets needed to create awe-inspiring solutions to humanity’s most pressing issues. With the support of the SU community, you will develop a moonshot idea and begin to gather feedback on it.

Week 2

Explore several exponential technologies that are helping to create a more abundant future. Through interactive learning with peers, you will begin to connect your ideas of the future to expert predictions.

Week 3

Take a closer look at artificial intelligence and digital biology and explore some ethical implications of these technologies. While investigating the implications of new technologies, you’ll refine your moonshot to for exponential impact.

Week 4

Practice exponential thinking by considering the timing, impact, and implications of breakthrough technologies on the horizon. During this week, you will synthesize your moonshot into a prediction highlighting how your idea can change the world.

Featured Presenters

Dr. Peter H. Diamandis

Executive Founder and Director

Dr. Ray Kurzweil

Co-Founder and Chancellor

Pascal Finette


Lisa Kay Solomon

Transformational Practices

Dr. Nicholas Haan

Global Grand Challenges

Dr. Ayanna Howard

Professor and Chair, School of Interactive Computing

Georgia Tech

Will Wiesman

Executive Director, Global Summit and Industry Summits

Robert Suarez

MD Innovation & Design

Singularity University

Dr. Tiffany Vora

Faculty Director & Vice Chair of Medicine & Digital Biology

Aaron Frank

Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality

Darlene Damm

Global Grand Challenges

Dr. Mark Jackson

Exponential Technology

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