Email: petre@learningdistillery.com | Phone: +352 691602698 | Pétange, Luxembourg

 ABOUT ME 

A L&D professional with a business approach to learning and technology

Working for The Learning Distillery®️ in Luxembourg

International Partner for E-Campus in Romania

Well-rounded expertise

I have more than 16 years of experience in Learning & Development covering the complete training cycle, from assessing the needs and designing the programs to content production, project management, impact analysis, simplification and scaling.

In my work, I combine a deep understanding of how people learn, business consultancy skills, technology and instructional design capability in order to expand the reach and impact of training.

> 85

Training programs developed by me, both for offline and online learning environments.

> 120

Companies I worked for as an Instructional Designer and Learning Consultant.

> 650

L&D Professionals trained and led by me over the years within different international projects.

> 6

Instructional System Design projects - designing & implementing a Digital Learning strategy.

> 20000

People trained over the years - different soft skills and technical subjects in various industries.

Well-rounded expertise

I have more than 16 years of experience in Learning & Development covering the complete training cycle, from assessing the needs and designing the programs to content production, project management, impact analysis, simplification and scaling.

In my work, I combine a deep understanding of how people learn, business consultancy skills, technology and instructional design capability in order to expand the reach and impact of training.

> 85

Training programs developed by me, both for offline and online learning environments.

> 120

Companies I worked for as an Instructional Designer and Learning Consultant.

> 650

L&D Professionals trained and led by me over the years within different international projects.

> 6

Instructional System Design projects - designing & implementing a Digital Learning strategy.

> 20000

People trained over the years - different soft skills and technical subjects in various industries.

Educational background

A selection of the most relevant schools and professional certfication programs I attended over the years that influenced my L&D mindset and skillset. 

  • Air Force Military High School and Academy, RO
  • BSLS in Philosophy and Sociology, RO
  • Diploma in Training and Occupational Learning - ITOL, UK
  • Certificate & Diploma - Open University MBA Program, UK
  • ATD Master Instructional Designer Certification, US
  • Learning Design & Technology Certificate - Harvard ES, US

Learning & Development Skills

DIGITAL LEARNING

Full expertise in designing, producing, and implementing virtual learning experiences that utilize the newest and the most relevant technologies: learning interactions, games and assessments, instructional videos, VR, AR, online simulations.

TRAINING DELIVERY

Mastering the techniques and practices to facilitate training groups and enhance learning: delivering explanations, offering examples, using case studies, helping trainees practicing, storytelling, data visualization, etc.

LEAN 6 SIGMA APPLIED TO L&D

Mastering L&D processes audit and improvement techniques adapted from Lean Six Sigma, a powerful mix of methodologies. Mapping the value stream towards the learners.

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

The art of designing learning programs aligned to business objectives and the way human brain works. Prioritizing content and ideas to ensure retention and choosing the right methods for delivery: examples, case studies, exercises, stories, projects, etc.

NEUROSCIENCE FOR L&D

Using the main latest insights from neuroscience research to better align training programs to the adult learning principles. Embedding the brain functioning rules into the programs architectures. 

L&D MANAGEMENT

Leading multiple L&D teams within different companies, projects and environments. Offering support to the L&D professionals in achieving their objectives. 

LEARNING CONSULTANCY

Competencies in investigating work processes and analyzing the training needs, designing metrics and assessments, evaluating and scaling impact. Designing learning strategies for future organizational challenges and supporting companies to deploy them.

L&D TECH

Mastering E-learning Authoring tools (like Articulate Storyline & Rise, Adobe Captivate, Easygenerator or Zebra Zapps), Video-Audio Editing tools (Final Cut Pro X, Camtasia, Screenflow, Audacity), LMS/LXP.

I.D. PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Planning and coordinating large-scale Instructional Design (I.D.) projects for developing corporate learning experiences. Assessing projects impact.

Client companies

Clients testimonials

Jorge CASTRILLO

BDO Edunexis

Excellent trainer. Focus on the participants.

I worked with Petre on a Lean training program for managers. He is an excellent trainer. Feedback from the participants was consistently very good. He knows well the subject and, most important, he places the focus on the participants and how to make their learning experience useful, relevant and valuable for them.

David brown

Project4 Learning Plan

An all round experienced approach to learning.

Petre is without doubt one of the best training and development experts i have ever worked with. Professional and hard working with years of training experience in both creating and delivery training to all business sectors, this has given him an all round experienced approach to learning. I would recommend Petre to any company that need somebody who is capable of creating bespoke training packages to the highest standard for any aspect of learning.

ANDREEA PĂTRAȘCU

Orange Group

Large business expertise; well-developed coaching skills

I’ve worked with Petre in several OD & Training interventions and now I can say that he is a great and reliable consultant but also the best trainer that I know. He has all the qualities needed in such interventions: highly professional behavior with a very good judgment and analytical skills due to a large business expertise supported by a well-developed coaching skills and a flawless delivery of agreed output.

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