Behavioural Public Policy

How can organisations successfully encourage members of the public to take more responsibility for their well-being, or behave more ethically in their business transactions? How can doctors, teachers and social workers be motivated to provide the best possible care for their patients, pupils or clients? What methods can the government employ to create change in target populations for minimal costs? Does nudging really work? 

This training course gives delegates an insight into public behaviour and how change can be addressed within and outside of their organisations. It will critically explore the ideas of leading theorists about how we think and feel, and how this can be applied to real world policy and regulation.

It will also test the Behavioral Insights Team model (Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely) and see how it can be applied to delegates own policy areas. An Advanced level programme is also available upon request.

Part of our Policy Skills series, the Behavioural Public Policy course offers delegates critical insights into how to effectively change public behaviour through the implementation of successful policy.

At Civil Service College, we pride ourselves on our ability to tailor our courses to each delegate, ensuring that courses are applicable to attendee’s role and organisations so that each delegate can get the most from the training. Our courses and trainers are constantly updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.  


Key features of the course include:

  • 'Wicked' problems - obesity and public health - how to 'deliver' key policy  outcomes to a disengaged and passive public
  • Enhancing personal responsibility - division of responsibility between the individual, the community and government to enable society to function with a less coercive regulatory and judicial system
  • Theories and empirical evidence about behavioural change
  • The rational choice model
  • A 'social marketing' approach
  • The 'nudge' agenda
  • An introduction to the Behavioral Insights Team model (Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely)

Designed for: 

This courseis designed for anyone who is involved in policy making and implementation process.


Learning outcomes:

Delegates will gain a better understanding of how to effectively change behaviour and a confidently create a model for change that can be applied within their workplace. Attendees will leave with a real knowledge of the key ideas and theories in Behavioural Policy and the confidence to apply the EAST (Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely) toolkit to policy and regulation matters.  The benefits include the ability to create change in target populations for no or limited costs. 

 

Book

Summary

Duration

10:00 - 17:00

Price

£595 + VAT

Location

St James’s Park, London

Dates

3 August 2017 Book

14 November 2017 Book

Course Trainer

Dr Ajay Khandelwal

Dr Ajay Khandelwal

Ajay Khandelwal is a psychotherapist and executive coach with experience in innovation and change management, consulting with individuals and organisations.

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Dr Ajay Khandelwal

Dr Ajay Khandelwal

Ajay Khandelwal is a psychotherapist and executive coach with experience in innovation and change management, consulting with individuals and organisations.  He is currently the CEO and Clinical director of a London therapy centre and has 20 years experience of working with people in serious difficulties, which he draws on to inform his work with civil servants working through turbulent times.

He has been a visiting lecturer at London and Essex University and has a PhD in sociology and is a member of British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

 

 


Qualifications:

  • BA Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Christ Church College, Oxford
  • MA Sociological Research Methods, Essex University
  • PhD Sociology, Essex University
  • Honorary Psychotherapist at the Guild of Psychotherapists

Social Media Links:

ajaykhandelwal.com

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