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Paul Rasmussen - Spectrum Organization. Brisbane, Australia, , AU

Paul Rasmussen

National Training Manager | Spectrum Organization

Brisbane, Australia, AUSTRALIA

Award winning Learning and development professional, thought leader, author and speaker



Paul Rasmussen Publication Paul Rasmussen Publication


Chasing butterflies - Capturing the results of informal learning Managing an enterprise rto Can I have that as a half day Creating a high impact learning culture.ppt



2013 Leadership in VET Quality Award - Mr Paul Rasmussen Suicide Intervention Roleplay




Paul is multi award winning Learning and Development Professional. He is a Thought Leader and Speaker on Organisational Learning, The Australian VET and RTO sector, Formal and Informal Learning and the future of learning. He speaks widely and has published work in the areas of Learning and Development, Learning evaluation, Vocational Education and the business of RTO's. With Qualifications in Ethics and Bioethics, Organisational Learning and Development, Training, and Business Management and Leadership, Paul has worked in and with a wide range of public, private, government and not for profit organisations. He is currently the National Training Manager for Spectrum Training and the principal consultant with Rasmussen Learning.

• Organisational Learning and Development
• Ethics (Business, Professional and Theoretical)
• Learning Management and Evaluation
• RTO Management and the Australian VET Sector
• E-Learning
• Management
• Leadership

Industry Expertise (4)



Training and Development

Human Resources

Areas of Expertise (15)

Vocational Education

Training and Development


Learning and Development Strategy

Education Policy


Learning Management

Learning Evaluation

Rto Management


Learning Management

Learning Management Systems

Disability Services

Learning and Development

Organisational Learning

Accomplishments (3)

National Leadership in Vocational Education and Training Quality Award - Australian Training Awards (professional)


Commencing in 1994, the Australian Training Awards Program is the peak, national awards program for the vocational education and training (VET) sector, recognising organisations, training providers and individuals for their contribution to skilling Australia.

Learning Manager of the Year 2013 - LearnX (professional)


The LearnX awards are Australia's Premier awards for Learning and Development

Learning Elite 2013 - Chief Learning Officer Magazine (professional)


“Chief Learning Officer is proud to recognize organizations such as UnitingCare Community that make learning and development a key part of their business strategy as well as their culture,“ said Norm Kamikow, president and editor in chief of MediaTec and its Human Capital Media Group. “This level of commitment is what enables enterprises to build and maintain high-performing workforces with the competencies, capabilities and leadership skills to carry out the company’s mission.

Education (6)

Flinders University: Masters, Philosophy; Ethics (Bioethics) and Business 2006

The University of Queensland: BA hons, Philosophy 2001

Australian Distance Education: Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management, Management - Not for Profit (Community Services)

Distance Learning Australia: Graduate Certificate of Management, Management

MRWED - Training and Assessment: Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Training and Education

UnitingCare : Diploma of Counselling, Social Science

Affiliations (2)

  • Australian Institute of Training and Development
  • Association for Talent Development

Media Appearances (1)

Community Recovery Suicide Prevention in Drought effected areas

ABC Radio  radio


Interview about suicide prevention in drought effected communities in western Queensland

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Event Appearances (8)

Integrating formal and informal learning in an agile organisation

AITD National Conference  Sydney Australia


Translating Key Business Metrics into Actionable L&D Programmes and Ensure a Return on Investment

IQPC - Organisational Learning and Development Conference  Melbourne Australia


Using a Blended Learning Approach to accelerate new hires

Tonkin - Onboarding Talent Forum  Sydney Australia


Managing an enterprise RTO

VELG National Conference  Gold Coast Queensland


Chasing Butterflies - Evaluating the organizational impact of informal Learning

AITD National Confernce  Sydney Australia


Keynote speaker, Moderator and MC

Skilling Australia  Melbourne Australia


Can I have that as a half day - Business need vs Training outcomes

IQPC - Organisational Learning and Development  Melbourne Australia


Improving the Technical capabilities of mature aged employess

Tonkin - Embracing our mature workforce  Sydney Australia




  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Corporate Training


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