Social Psychology of Risk Workshop-Sydney

by Dave Collins on January 27, 2017

in Psychology of Safety and Risk

Social Psychology of Risk Workshop – Sydney


DATE: 8,9,10 February 2017

LOCATION: King Cross, Sydney, Australia, Wayside Chapel

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER:  CLLR-SPoR-Unit1.pdf (113 downloads)

About the Workshop: Dr Rob Long and associates provide an engaging and interactive hands-on workshop with challenging new ideas about the psychology of culture and risk. New and interesting approaches to leadership thinking are discussed and practiced. The skills learned in this workshop are transferable and practical. Participants leave the course with enthusiasm and skills to influence and change attitudes, better understand decision-making and, apply new skills to the tackling and managing risk.

Places are limited to 20 and the program is packed with diversity and experience one rarely gets. Including a show around the incredible work of the Wayside Chapel and a chat from Graham Long.

Who Should Attend

  • Leaders and Managers
  • WHS Professionals
  • Security Professionals
  • Operations Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Site Managers
  • HR Professionals
  • Project Managers

Training Strategies

  • Lecture
  • Group work
  • Micro-training
  • Semiotics mapping
  • Experiential learning

Workshop Overview

  • DAY 1 – Psychology of Risk Intro
  • DAY 2 – Risk Intelligence
  • DAY 3 – Applied Social Psychology in Risk

Learning Outcomes

By the conclusion of the Program participants will:

  • Develop a stronger capability in risk intelligence.
  • Understand how the social psychology of risk is foundational to effective management of risk
  • Better understand the nature of culture, language, discourse and semiotics as ‘frames’ for risk intelligence.
  • Learn about “hidden” aspects of culture and human decision making which increase understanding about events.
  • Learn about tame, messy and wicked risk leadership.
  • Understand a number of collaborative strategies for tackling wicked risk issues
  • Better understand the intent of AS/NZS 31000 and HB 327.
  • Become alert to priming, framing, anchoring, pitching and flooding in the attribution and amplification of risk.
  • Access a range of tools to understand and influence human decision making at work.
  • Be skilled in understanding perception and motivation.
  • Better assess how Primary Secondary and Tertiary approaches in risk can be identified.
  • Understand a range of critical principles in social psychology of risk
  • Develop skills in using tools for Risk Intelligence.


Facilitator Presenter – Dr Rob Long

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER:  CLLR-SPoR-Unit1.pdf (113 downloads)

  • Adam Johns

    How about a road show, that comes to, say… Hong Kong? 😉

    • Rob Long

      Sorry Adam, can’t come to Hong Kong for 1 person but happy to come if a group interested.

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