Decision Insights for Business & Society

Initiatives

Upcoming Initiatives

Behavioural Insights UBC Advanced Professional Certificate Program

Behavioural Insights (BI) uses decision science (psychology and economics) to help people make better decisions that promote health, wellness, and happiness. By accounting for the ways that people make decisions and behave in the real world, BI improves programs, policies, and products in ways that encourage positive changes in consumers, citizens, and employees. The program is now accepting applications for the first cohort, launching in September 2020. Spots are limited; apply now! If you have questions, please email dibs@sauder.ubc.ca.

A BIG Difference for BC

BIG Difference BC brings together Behavioural Insights (BI) experts from academia and the non-profit sector and policy experts from all levels of government, Crown corporations, and industry to create a strong collaborative network that can work across boundaries to use behavioural insights to solve policy challenges in BC.

Big Difference BC | 2020

In 2020, BIG Difference BC 2020 is moving online with the theme "Using Behavioural Insights to Encourage Positive Behaviour Change". Register now and submit an abstract for a lightning talk or a digital poster!

Big Difference BC | 2019

For Big Difference BC 2019, our theme was "Notes from Using Behaviourals Insights in Practice", which meant encouraging practitioners to share the results of recent BI projects in government, industry, and beyond. Read more about how Big Difference BC encourages government and industry to put people first!

Big Difference BC | 2018

In 2018, we launched Big Difference BC with our partners, the BC Behavioural Insights Group and the City of Vancouver. Our inaugural theme was "Using Behavioural Insights to Solve Policy Challenges Together", which highlighted our goal to create a strong collaborative network and solve policy challenges in BC.

 

 

Projects

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