Geoff Rip

About the facilitator

If you're looking for a highly experienced and highly skilled facilitator in developing FINANCIAL ACUMEN, you've come to the right place! Geoff has successfully delivered more than 600 financial acumen programs, locally and overseas.

Geoff also has specialist expertise in LEARNING EXPERIENCE DESIGN and has conducted numerous programs on how to design and deliver training (including e-learning) that is efficient, effective and engaging. Many learning professionals have benefitted from his 'Predictable Learning' methodology and his 'Ready-Set-Go-Show' implementation framework for impactful blended learning.

Geoff's programs are evidence of the power of the above methodology and four-phase approach, which significantly increase learner engagement and application of learning in the workplace. His programs are also suited to ONLINE DELIVERY, using a combination of virtual workshops and self-paced learning.

CLIENTS include many well-known organisations. Geoff has worked with Australia Post, Big W, BWS, CITEC, Energex, Laing O'Rourke, Myer, Queensland Health, St George Bank, Suncorp, Woolworths Supermarkets, and many others. Participants of his public workshops represent multiple industries and range from small professional service businesses to large, multinational corporations.

PARTICIPANTS rate Geoff's programs very highly. They frequently highlight his depth of knowledge, enthusiastic style and use of meaningful stories/humour. Geoff has a very successful track record in working with major corporations and maintains an exceptionally high level of repeat business.

Geoff is involved with the MindLeap company, which is creating new blended learning programs to develop CRITICAL THINKING skills in the USA. The company has already delivered programs for the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other high profile organisations. These leading edge programs will become available in Australia.

Geoff has played an active role in the L&D INDUSTRY. He has held a number of roles at the Asia Pacific Institute of Learning & Performance, which awarded him Life Fellow status. Geoff is especially proud of the APILP Innovation Award for the unique, work-based leadership development program that he created.

In case formal QUALIFICATIONS matter, Geoff has a Bachelor of Business Science (Hons.) majoring in Business Science and Psychology. He also has an MBA (specialising in Organisation Development and a research thesis on Transfer of Training).

A favourite QUOTE of Geoff's: "The quality of an organisation can never exceed the quality of the minds that make it up." -- Harold R McAlindon

Key Expertise

  • Financial Acumen Development
  • Human Performance Diagnosis
  • Blended Learning Design
  • Assessment-based Team Development
  • Leader Self-development
  • Self-directed Learning
  • Corporate Values Development
  • Learning Culture Development
  • Critical Thinking Development

Industry Focus

  • Financial Acumen - Commercial organisations, including government business enterprises.
  • Learning Experience Design - Organisations with L&D specialists/departments.
Workshops Duration Public or
Financial Acumen for L&D Full Day In-House 14 $3960
Financial Acumen for Managers Full Day In-House 14 $3960

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