Psychology for Digital Behavior Change [DBC1]
2-Day Essential Psychology Workshop (1 of 2)
Master the essential lessons in digital psychology
Over two days, discover how to harness digital psychology to build online products that are more motivating, usable, and persuasive. This workshop covers the foundational principles in digital psychology, key tools, and over 40 principles, with a focus on psychology-driven technologies and campaigns.
Based on behavioral science but presented in plain language with clear visual examples, you’ll enjoy training that combines educational modules with live group polling, scenario-based learning games, discussions and hands-on exercises, all designed to reinforce your understanding and help you develop new skills, that are both practical and results-focused.
Our training will inspire you with new ideas, deepen your understanding of digital psychology, and help you develop new skills in human-centered design.
This is our most popular workshop and the starting point that we recommend for most people who are new to digital psychology.
Skills and knowledge you’ll gain
By the end of this workshop, you’ll be able to:
- Boost user acquisition, engagement, conversion, and retention
- Integrate psychological strategies into websites, social media, ads, and apps
- Critically assess your existing technologies and make them more engaging
- Reverse engineer your competitors’ success factors—then outflank them
- Better justify your design choices when speaking to colleagues or clients
- Save time and money by using scientific principles to speed up projects
- Make better decisions when facing design or marketing dilemmas
- Avoid “psychological backfires”, where psychology accidently damages your work
- Understand the basic triggers that influence user emotion, motivation, and behavior
- Build wireframes and mocks from psychology rather than generic elements
Over 2 days, we’ll cover:
- Persuasive psychology & digital media
- Setting realistic expectations for online influence
- Science of persuasive design & optimization (made easy)
- Auditing psychological architectures
- Source credibility 1: digital source psychology
- Source credibility 2: influence factors
- The core elements of audience influence
- Visual factors in UX and persuasion
- Cognitive impacts, comprehensions, and schemas
- Motivating emotions and neuroscience
- Decision support and behavioral economics
- Trust, risk, security, and credibility
- Navigational systems, UX, and efficacy
- Training users with behaviorism
- Managing dropout, attrition, and disinterest
- Media impacts on digital persuasion
- Social psychology & environmental factors
- Psychological audits of websites and mobile apps
- Building psychological wireframes and mocks
- Using psychology in conversion rate optimization
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Behavioral science made easy and practical
What you learn is all based on hard science, but we’ve tailored the content to working professionals who need to get to the point and learn what works, fast. We present the science in clear, jargon-free language, using case studies, examples, and practical exercises that are accessible and easy to pick up, learn, and apply.
Obtain exclusive resources
Your training kit includes our proprietary design resources that will help you use psychology to build new technologies, audit your existing products, and reverse-engineer what drives success in your industry. You’ll receive:
- Training Guide
- Reference Manual
- Oversized Wireframes
- Oversized Screen Shots
Who this workshop is for
This workshop is for digital professionals who want guidance on science-based design and industry-best practices. It’s ideally suited to:
- Usability and UI/UX professionals
- Graphic designers and interactive designers
- Digital marketing and advertising specialists
- Content strategists and web writers
- Product marketing managers
- Digital project managers
- Health promotion specialists
- Conversion optimizers & researchers
The professionals you’ll meet at our workshop
Our training attracts an eclectic blend of professionals from a wide range of sectors. We’ve designed the content to be relevant to those working across a broad range of organizations, including:
- Technology firms, Cloud services
- Digital agencies, Creative firms
- Non-profit organizations
- Government, Health sector
- Retail businesses, Consulting services
- Financial services, Insurance
- Media, Gaming, Entertainment
- Telecommunications, Infrastructure
- Small businesses, Freelancers, Students
- Academia, Behavioral science, Psychology
This is our most popular workshop and the one we recommend as a starting point for most people who want to learn how to apply digital psychology. This workshop is suitable for those who use digital media across a range of applications, from tactical hands-on builders to strategic planners.
Timing and logistics
The workshop runs 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (but please arrive by 8:50 as we start at 9:00 sharp). There is a 15-minute break in the morning, an hour for lunch, and another 15-minute break in the afternoon.
We’ll provide all the training materials, so you’ll only need to bring a pen, some paper, and, if you’d like to participate in our live polling, bring a smartphone or tablet. We’ll provide Wi-Fi.
Meet your instructor
Brian Cugelman, PhD
With an extensive career running online projects and studies for industry, non-profit organizations, governments, and the United Nations, Dr. Brian Cugelman has been working as an online behavior change specialist since 1997.
To see our training packages, early bird rates, and group promotions, visit our tuition fee page.
Get this course for only $266.3/day on a 3-day Foundations Package or $249.8/day on a 5-day Complete Package.
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