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Bespoke training courses

We deliver interactive and engaging behaviour change skills training to organisations across the commercial, public and charity sectors. Recent clients include Safefood Ireland, the NSPCC, Pembrokeshire County Council, the Trygfonden Foundation, GirlGuiding UK and CFE Research.

We tailor the course materials to the needs of your organisation, where possible, and build time into the workshops to look at case studies of current behaviour change projects that attendees are involved in. Our courses are priced according to the number facilitators needed and the type of organisation (e.g. commercial, charity, public sector). 

An example two-day course outline would be:

Day One 
Session 1 
  • Welcome, introductions and overview
  • Behaviour: how should we think about it?
  • There need for a scientific approach to the design of behaviour change interventions
  • Introduction to the Behaviour Change Wheel framework
Session 2
  • Behavioural analysis and diagnosis: Using the COM-B model to understand the target behaviour in context
 
  • Lunch
Session 3 and 4Understanding and using Intervention and Policy Functions to change behaviour
Day Two 
Session 1
  • Reflections on learning from Day One
  • Linking Interventions and Policy Functions to COM-B domains
  • Using the APEASE criteria to select interventions
Session 2
  • Introduction to Behaviour Change Techniques and the Behaviour Change Technique Taxonomy
  • Identifying and selecting Behaviour Change Techniques
 
  • Lunch
Session 3 and 4
  • Action learning sessions: applying and embedding BCW principles within your organisation

If you would like to enquire about booking a training course, please complete the enquiry form below and one of the CBC team will be in touch to discuss.

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Summer Schools

We offer five-day summer schools in Behaviour Change Principles & Practice a the UCL campus in central London, in late July and early August. We also run an Advanced Summer School in mid-August for people who are already familiar with the Behaviour Change Wheel framework and want to enhance their skills in considering motivation, systems-mapping, organisational behaviour change and/or the evaluation of behaviour change interventions. If you would like to put on our CBC mailing list and informed when Summer School 2020 are open for booking, please sign-up here.

For more information on our Summer School series visit our Summer School page.


MSc Behaviour Change

Our most detailed training offered is our MSc Behaviour Change. This innovative one-year full-time (or two years part-time) MSc programme is centred around the systematic application of behaviour change theory and methods to design, implement and evaluate interventions. This approach equips students to work in this emerging and exciting field to address global problems. Further details about the MSc can be found here.