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What you will learn

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to adapt to new ways of working – at this time more than ever before, rethinking workspace design is crucial for employee productivity, safety, connectedness and wellbeing. Evaluation is a critical examination methodology which can play a role of the journey towards better workspace design decisions.

This course enables People & Culture and other leadership professionals to apply evaluation knowledge and skills to help build healthier, fit-for-purpose workspaces.

Explore how workspaces impact employee wellbeing

Discover how workspace design can influence employee productivity, create a sense of belonging, and enhance overall health and wellbeing. Examine contemporary design trends and discussions, and consider how these apply to your own workspace context.

Gain the skills to plan effective evaluations

Develop a fundamental understanding of evaluation – a critical examination methodology – and how it can be applied to workspace design. Learn to plan evaluations using key information including workforce (user) attributes, organisational context, environmental context and design process.

Discover tools and methods to conduct evaluations

Understand how to select the appropriate evaluation approaches, methods and tools for your setting, and how to conduct evaluations in credible and ethical ways. Learn to formulate appropriate evaluation questions and evaluation indicators, and how to engage key stakeholders in the process.

Put theory into practice in your own organisation

Drawing on theories of change management, you'll explore strategies to optimise how evaluation is used by decision makers. You'll also translate your knowledge into practice by identifying how evaluation can be applied within your own organisation, ultimately leading to better workspace design.

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Associate Professor Lucio Naccarella

Principal Research Fellow, Health Workforce

Lucio has 25 years of experience as a health services researcher and evaluator. He's taught evaluation in the Master of Public Health and conducted over 70 evaluations in health service settings. He's passionate about ensuring workspace design supports workers at a time of increasing demands, stress and changes to the world of work, especially now due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


For individuals

To take Transforming Workspace Design Using Evaluation as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.

$990 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.

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Registration closes Apr 16, 2023

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Transforming Workspace Design Using Evaluation, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.


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17 April – 28 May 2023

Registration closes Apr 16, 2023

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