Efficacy of Compliance and Ethics Training using a Virtual Reality Interface- BC-561

Desired discipline(s): Computer science, Mathematical Sciences, Finance, Other, Social Sciences & Humanities
Company: V-TRAIN
Project Length: Flexible
Preferred start date: As soon as possible.
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 1-2
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About the company: 

V-Train is developing a platform to deliver compliance, ethics and feedback training using a Virtual Reality interface. The platform seeks to benefit organizations by delivering compliance training in a manner that increases employee engagement, enables better internalization of materials and improves employee behaviour and outcomes, while also providing productivity benefits to organizations

Please describe the project.: 

For this project the researcher will be working on:

- Identifying target module for delivery of VR training

- Creating VR training delivery playbook in physical form

- Building incentives and different scenarios in playbook using behavorioul science applications to better engage the trainee in the VR format

- Developing initial VR module interface using the playbook; develop parallel powerpoint training presentation for desktop delivery

- Analyzing the impact of training delivered using the VR interface vs regular desktop training

- Recommendations for generalized incorporation into different VR training module playbooks

Required expertise/skills: 

We are looking for a researcher with experience in:

  • Behavioural Science
  • Ethics
  • Virtual Reality programming (can work with vendor)
  • Financial Compliance (can work with vendor)