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Changing Minds: Workshops In Advanced Behavioural Science

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We offer a range of in-person and online workshops in advanced behavioural science. All details, including dates, prices and booking information, can be found on our website.

Who this course is for

Professionals in various roles interested in applying behavioural science insights at work.

Course content

Different topics in behavioural science, please see our website for more information.

Course team

Dr Alicia Melis

Dr Alicia Melis

Alicia is Associate Professor in Behavioural Science and Decision-Making at UCL. Incorporating insights from psychology, behavioural economics and anthropology, she investigates the psychology supporting teamwork and prosocial behaviour. Alicia works with human children and with chimpanzee populations in East Africa to explore how our social skills develop, and how insights from our closest-living primate relatives can inform our understanding of human behaviour.

Professor Nichola Raihani

Professor Nichola Raihani

Nichola is a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Professor of Evolution and Behaviour at UCL. She studies the evolution of social behaviour, and specifically focuses on the intricacies of human social behaviour. Nichola has worked in the Kalahari Desert, the Australian outback and the Great Barrier Reef. She’s the author of The Social Instinct: How Cooperation Shaped the World (published in 2021). She’s worked with a variety of companies, including JustGiving, International Hotel Group and Ogilvy. 

Learner reviews

“The Changing Minds Influence course is perfect for professionals with a hunger for learning more about the psychology behind why people make choices. If you work in Marketing, Advertising, Human Resources, Legal - any role where you are working directly with people - you will benefit from this course's teaching in understanding how and why people tick.” Kristen Hyde

“Fantastic Course, it gave me great insight into consumer behaviour using stories and detailed explanations. It has absolutely improved the way I am going to approach a number of areas of my business. I highly recommend it.”  Andy Butterfield, UK CX Lead, Salesforce

"Excellent course. Good to unpick the theory behind teamwork and some great practical exercises that demonstrate how teams can come to better decision making." Catherine Mallaband, United Minds

“A fascinating journey through individual and group behaviours and the factors that influence those, combined with practical tools to help drive behaviour change and effect culture change.” Andrea Stevenson, Deloitte

Course information last modified: 24 Aug 2023, 12:51