The Science of Change

Using Behavioral Science to Help Clients Change
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5 (150 ratings)
4,559 students
40min of on-demand video
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Help their clients who are resisting change.
Create change management plans that incorporate a necessary unlearning process
Compassionately provide motivation for clients to keep at the change process until they succeed


  • A basic knowledge of change processes is required to understand the content of this course


The job of a coach or a manager, is to help someone who is rational and wants to change, learn how to actually do that by helping them to overcome their instinctual responses so that they can change. The science of how behaviors are shaped and molded, behavioral conditioning techniques known as operant conditioning, is really useful knowledge for a coach or manager. 

This course explores the science of how behaviors are changed and how we can use that to help the people we mentor and coach to actually change their behavior so they can succeed in whatever it is they want to do.  The course consists of a set of video lesson with lecture notes for reference. 

Take this course if you are a life coach or mentor looking to improve your knowledge and skills so that you can more effectively help your clients and the people you mentor. 

Who this course is for:

  • Coaches
  • Mentors
  • Managers
  • Learning Development Professionals
  • Counselors


Jennifer Hancock
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 644 Reviews
  • 11,348 Students
  • 15 Courses

Jennifer Hancock is a bestselling author and founder of Humanist Learning Systems. She is a renowned expert in the world of Humanism, known for her unique approach of combining dignity, compassion, and science-based techniques to create positive workplace cultures and eliminate bullying, harassment, and discrimination. With a background in cognitive linguistics, psychology and her work as a dolphin trainer, she has over 30 years of experience in executive leadership and management. Her innovative approach blends philosophy and science to offer practical solutions to the world's pressing problems. Through her work, she has inspired and empowered individuals globally to create positive change in their communities.

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