Experimentation

Experimentation In Organisations

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.

Start Date

April 27th, 2021

Duration

8 Hours

Cost

1 credit

Language

English

If it has never been done, how do you know it works?

Maroš Servátka, Faculty

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Key Takeaways

Understand

the costs and benefits of experimentation.

Apply

behavioral solutions and approaches to organizational problems. 

Develop

a strategy to evaluate their effectiveness.

This course is right for you if…

You are curious to improve through experimentation. This programme is relevant to participants across industries and academic backgrounds. No prior knowledge is necessary.

More Information

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. 

Maroš Servátka

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 maros.servatka@mgsm.edu.au.

Note that this course will take place once a minimum of 8 participants is reached.

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