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Decision Insights for Business & Society

Events & Resources

Enroll in a Behavioural Insights Course

UBC-DIBS has partnered with UBC Sauder Continuing Business Studies to offer Behavioural Insights (BI) courses to help you hone your BI knowledge and skills.

Fundamentals of Behavioural Insights

Learn how Behavioural Insights creates positive behaviour change with this introductory, three-week, live online course that gives you the knowledge to add a BI lens to how you approach problems.

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Advanced Professional Certificate in Behavioural Insights

Become a Behavioural Insights Practitioner with this rigorous, nine-month, live online program that combines coursework and a capstone project. A focus on experiential learning helps you develop the knowledge and skills to tackle sticky problems and create positive behaviour change by designing and testing BI solutions.

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Attend a Behavioural Insights Event

UBC-DIBS hosts a variety of online and in-person events throughout the academic year (September-May).

BIG Difference BC Conference

Save the date for BIG Difference BC 2022 on Friday, November 4, 2022!  Each fall, UBC-DIBS co-hosts this annual conference that celebrates using the behavioural and decision sciences for positive social impact by sharing case studies, research results, best practices, and lessons learned. In between conferences, you can check out videos and materials from previous years.

UBC-DIBS Seminar Series

UBC-DIBS hosts a regular online seminar series during the academic year that features presentations from a variety of Behavioural Insights researchers and practitioners. We'll be releasing the 2022-2023 seminar line-up soon. In the meantime, watch recordings of past events.

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Learn More About Behavioural Insights

Behavioural Insights Wiki

The UBC-DIBS BI wiki hosts resources to support folks wanting to learn about or use Behavioural Insights to tackle challenges. The wiki also has news, job postings, and recommendations for further reading, listening, and watching. 

Calling DIBS Podcast

Learn the inside story of Behavioural Insights in this series of interviews with BI enthusiasts and experts from BC and beyond, hosted by Dr. Kirstin Appelt, UBC-DIBS Research Director. New episodes are posted regularly during the academic year.

BIG Difference BC Community & Blog

Through newsletters, conferences, a blog and other activities, BIG Difference BC brings together a network of BI enthusiasts and experts from government, academia, and across the public, non-profit, and private sectors in British Columbia and beyond. BIG Difference BC is co-led by UBC-DIBS and the BC Behavioural Insights Group (BC BIG) with the support of a cross-sectoral advisory board.

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  • Have a question?

    Our team is happy to help.

  • Get in touch

    Kirstin Appelt | Research Director
    DIBS@sauder.ubc.ca