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Course Overview

This 1-day primer course introduces the field of behavioural insights (BI). This is the application of behavioural sciences to improve policy design, work processes, and service delivery through nudging individuals’ behaviours. This course focuses on how behavioural insights can be applied in the social service sector.

Temasek Polytechnic conducts this course in collaboration with Social Service Institute (SSI). 

Who Should Attend

Social Service Leaders (i.e., individuals who are able to make executive decisions within their organizations)

What You'll Learn

  1. Introduction to Behavioural Insights 

  2. Application of Behavioural Insights to Social Service Sector 

  3. Why would BI Work? 

  4. Common Behavioural Insights Solutions 

  5. How to write a BI Problem Statement 





There will be an assessment at the end of the course, and participants will be awarded with a Certificate of Accomplishment upon passing the assessment and upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance.



Mode of Delivery


Online / Face to face

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be advised


(9 AM – 5 PM) 


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


Application Procedures


Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online. Steps to follow in your application:

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.
Step 2 - Select ZNH and course commencement date.
Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).
Step 4 (if applicable) - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.
Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$535.00
Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents To be advised
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above To be advised
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 To be advised

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National Silver Academy (NSA) Funding is applicable to self-paying and company-sponsored Singapore Citizens aged 50 & above only.

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    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

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    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A,

    Level 3, Unit 81

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.

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