Simulation of Scenarios: Case Study in the Funding Sources of the Foundation of Support for Education, Research and Scientific and Technological Development of the Federal Technological University of Paraná – Campus Pato Branco

Osni Hoss, Vanderlei Bromberger, Claudio Antonio Rojo, Almir Ferreira de Sousa


Running a business in the current context is a complex task. Changes and market requirements are becoming more dynamic. Given this reality it is necessary to simulate possible scenarios. Studies of scenario simulation have emerged to enable organizations a guidance on this new reality. Using a methodology based on critical variables, the simulation of scenarios extends the capability of organizations visualize their future strategic actions in order to achieve their goals. Through the theoretical framework, this study aimed to study this methodology, gathering information and presenting the main concepts related to the subject to, in the case study, apply them in the fund sources of FUNTEF-PR, Campus Pato Branco. The study found that a scenario rarely happens exactly as it was simulated, but it reduces the future organizational uncertainties. It is shown as a tool able to assist the organization in defining its strategy, at the same time,allowing a more flexible and appropriate position to deal with the uncertainty and the new, making the future less doubtful.


Strategic Planning; Simulation of Scenarios; Critical Variables.



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