Professional development seminar featuring George Rivers: Fundamental concepts in CBA: Overview of issues and challenges - ONLINE ONLY
From: Thursday April 30, 2020, 12:30 pm
To: Thursday April 30, 2020, 1:30 pm
Fundamental concepts in CBA: Overview of issues and challenges
Understanding the conceptual basis for CBA is critical for those involved in studies that seek to inform investment decisions. This professional development session will explore fundamental concepts in CBA and issues and challenges around decision making, including its strengths and limitations), including tools available in measuring intangible benefits and ranking of decisions.
About our speaker
Dr George Rivers is an economist at the Monash Business School, specialising in cost benefit analysis; legislation assessment; project/program evaluation and pricing. George was the Associate Dean Industry Research between 2012 and 2019. He was also a former Director of the Telstra Executive Training program and Deputy Head and instructor of the Monash MBA. Dr Rivers is also currently an adjunct faculty member of the Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) and an instructor in the Executive Masters of Public Administration – providing economic policy lectures for senior public sector officials in various state and federal government jurisdictions. Dr Rivers has also delivered cost-benefit workshops on behalf of the Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission the Queensland Competition Authority (OBPR) and the New Zealand Government Economic Network (GEN) between 2010 and December 2012. During 2011, George also delivered innovation productivity workshops for the Department of Business and Innovation on ICT projects and brand value/productivity workshop for the Corporate Valuations Unit of the Australian Tax office.