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Behavioural insights (BI) course: running a project (online)

This behavioural insights online course will teach you the basics of planning, establishing and managing a BI Project. In this behavioural insights online course you will learn a set of tools to match BI project approaches with policy problems, as well as arguments to advocate for a BI methodology.

About this course

This behavioural insights online course will teach you the basics of planning, establishing and managing a BI Project. In this behavioural insights online course you will learn a set of tools to match BI project approaches with policy problems, as well as arguments to advocate for a BI methodology. Our senior practitioners will also share lessons learned from applying BI with governments to ensure successful delivery. Finally, this BI course will introduce you to randomised controlled trials in order to oversee BI projects with a testing focus.

This behavioural insights course is the second of five in our BI online series which includes:

  1. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: An Introduction (Online)
  2. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: Running a Project (Online)
  3. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: Online Experiments (Online)
  4. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: Asking Better Questions (Online)
  5. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: Communications and Compliance (Online)

Course structure

This behavioural insights (BI) course covers the following content:

  • Matching BI projects to problems.
  • Building the authorising environment.
  • Basics of running a randomised controlled trial (RCT).
  • Resolving challenges to running a BI project


Learning outcomes

At the completion of this behavioural insights (BI) course online you will be able to:

  1. Select the right type of BI project to address their policy problem.
  2. Advocate for greater testing in policymaking.
  3. Establish a BI project with their stakeholders.
  4. Resolve common challenges to a BI project.
  5. Understand the basics of running a randomised controlled trial.

 

Delivery style

This behavioural insights course online will be facilitated through an interactive live video link. Registered participants will be able to connect to the video link using Zoom (available free) and a reliable internet connection is required. Video connection details will be made available to each participant prior to the course via Canvas, the UTS Learning Management System (LMS). Course materials, presentations and/or readings will also be made available to participants within Canvas LMS.

In-house training solutions

This behavioural insights course online can also be customised and/or delivered in-house. Find out more.

Course prerequisites

This online BI course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public. This online course is the first in the BI online course series. Participants are not required to complete all the courses within the series although it is the suggested learning pathway.

  1. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: An Introduction (Online)
  2. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: Running a Project (Online)
  3. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: Online Experiments (Online)
  4. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: Asking Better Questions (Online)
  5. Behavioural Insights (BI) Course: Communications and Compliance (Online)

 

Who is this course for?

This BI online course is suitable for those who are interested in running a behavioural insights project but want to learn more before starting. You want to understand types of BI projects, how to establish these projects and ensure they are delivered successfully. This BI course is designed for those who want to manage the technical components of a BI project even if you’re not a technical specialist yourself.

$485.00

START DATE

08 September

MODE

Online

DURATION

3 hrs

Meet the Expert

Dr Rory Gallagher

Dr Rory Gallagher
Managing Director

Rory is Managing Director of BIT’s work across Australia and the Asia-Pacific, and has been with BIT since its inception in 2010. Based in Sydney since November 2012, Rory led the establishment of the New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet’s Behavioural Insights Unit – the first Australian agency dedicated to applying BI to public policy – as well as the development of the inaugural Behavioural Exchange Conference (BX2014 Sydney).  Rory holds a PhD in health and behaviour change from Cambridge University, and he has been a Visiting Fellow at the Singapore Civil Service College since 2014.  Prior to joining BIT, Rory worked in the UK Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit and the UK Department of Education. He is the co-author of ‘Think Small: The surprisingly simple ways to reach big goals’ (2017).

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Book a session

Tue 08 Sep 2020 -
Tue 08 Sep 2020
Expert: Dr Rory Gallagher
  • Online, via zoom video link
  • Online
  • 1 session, 3 hours total
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