People are often not willing to try new solutions because of their fear of failing. “If it has never been done, how do you know it works?” is a common objection that enables good proposals to be swept under the rug. Trying, however, is not the same as adopting. This course focuses on the importance of experimentation in organisations and provides hands-on experience with proposing solutions to practical problems and designing a strategy to evaluate their effectiveness.
If it has never been done, how do you know it works?
the costs and benefits of experimentation.
behavioral solutions and approaches to organizational problems.
a strategy to evaluate their effectiveness.
You are curious to improve through experimentation. This programme is relevant to participants across industries and academic backgrounds. No prior knowledge is necessary.
This course consists of four two-hour sessions taking place on:
April 27th, 11:00 - 13:00 CEST
April 30th, 11:00 - 13:00 CEST
May 4th, 11:00 - 13:00 CEST
May 7th, 11:00 - 13:00 CEST
Applications are open until April 13th, 2021.
No further requirements are needed to successfully participate in this course.
This course is led by Prof. Maroš Servátka, Professor of Economics at Australia’s leading graduate business school - Macquarie Business School/Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
Maroš served as the Economics Discipline Leader at MGSM in 2015-2018 and is the Founding Director of the MGSM Vernon L. Smith Experimental Economics Laboratory. Maroš is also the Founder, Fellow, and Past President of the Slovak Economic Association. He previously held an Associate Professor position at University of Canterbury where he also co-founded and directed the New Zealand Experimental Economics Laboratory. He has received multiple scholarly and research awards and obtained national and international competitive grants. His research has been published in leading economics and management journals. Maroš is a recent recipient of the Ronald Coase Institute Outstanding Achievement Award.
For further enquiries, contact Maroš at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that this course will take place once a minimum of 8 participants is reached.