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ANZSOG Two Day Course – Influencing Human Behaviour: Solutions for public policy programs and projects with Dr Liam Smith

June 21, 2017

Influencing Human Behaviour: Solutions for public policy

A two-day workshop with Dr Liam Smith, BehaviourWorks Australia

According to Dr Liam Smith… “So much government activity is about behaviour change. We increase the odds of success by opening up new ways of thinking and revealing new methods and tools.”

Key Benefits

This workshop will explore problems and help you understand behavioural drivers, how to design and test interventions supported by the right data, methods to collect the right data, and how to evaluate impact. It has been developed for those leading government programs, who are keen to understand how behaviour plays a role in the success of their work. By attending you will:

The methods covered can be scaled for projects of different sizes and budgetary parameters.

Course details

Over two days, Liam will use public sector case studies and compelling examples of behavioural solutions to show participants how to apply a behavioural lens to problems faced by policy makers at any level.

Content will include:

About your facilitator: Dr Liam Smith, BehaviourWorks Australia (BWA)

Liam Smith is the Director of BWA at the Monash Sustainability Development Institute. Prior to taking up this role, he was Director of the Tourism Research Unit, also at Monash University. Liam has recently overseen the creation of a new Strategic Plan for BWA and over the next five years will direct the transition from a sustainability-focused research unit to one with a broader public good focus, conducting research on behavioural issues in health, state revenues and workplace safety.

Event Details:

Date:          Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 June 2017

Time:         9:00am (registration) 9.30am – 5.00pm

Location:   PwC, Level 11, 70 Franklin Street, Adelaide

Cost:          $1,300 + GST

Eligibility: This course is open to state, commonwealth and local government executives, middle managers and aspiring managers.

Click here to register for this workshop on the ANZSOG website.

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