Hi!

I'm

Petre Bica

Learning Consultant

& Senior Trainer

Hi!

I'm Petre Bica

Learning Consultant

WELCOME


About Me

Hello, I am Petre Bica, Learning Consultant.

I have an innate passion for challenging the obvious and to discover what is behind the curtain, what works and what doesn‘t. I help individuals and companies to cope up with the speed and challenges of modern world, to innovate and to improve their performance. My main focus is to support clients in moving from a training culture to a learning one, from a team of people that learn to a learning organization.

Basic information


Personal Details

Websites: petrebica.ro, learningdistillery.com

Location: Bucharest / Luxembourg

Age: 39

Email: petre@learningdistillery.com

Phone: 0040 720096904

Skype ID: petre_bica

PROFESSIONAL skills


I'm Good At Designing and Implementing ...

Learning Strategy

Helping organizations to define and develop their strategy for Learning & Development

Learning Operations

Designing robust and agile systems, processes and tools to deploy the defined Learning Strategy 

Video-Based Learning

Complete competencies to design Online Video-Based Training programs and Elearning Simulations

IT Systems for Learning

Implementing existing LMS/LCMS solutions or writing IT specifications for brand new ones

Learning Strategy

Helping organizations to define and develop their strategy for Learning & Development

Learning Operations

Designing robust and agile systems, processes and tools to deploy the defined Learning Strategy

Video-Based Learning

Complete competencies to design Online Video-Based Training programs and Elearning Simulations

IT Systems for Learning

Implementing existing LMS/LCMS solutions or writing IT specifications for brand new ones

Training Delivery

Sustaining trainings & workshops on different topics within my area of expertise, both offline & online 

Tactical Coaching

On-the-job support for clients to sustain the learning curve, reduce risks and shorten time to competence

Process Improvement

Top notch consultancy skills validated within international projects on improvement carried out so far

Cultural Change

Deep understanding of how organizational culture works and capability to plan & lead large scale projects of change

Training Delivery

Sustaining trainings & workshops on different topics within my area of expertise, both offline & online 

Tactical Coaching

On-the-job support for clients to sustain the learning curve, reduce risks and shorten time to competence

Process Improvement

Top notch consultancy skills validated within international projects on improvement carried out so far

Cultural Change

Deep understanding of how organizational culture works and capability to plan & lead large scale projects of change

MY skills


Personality Traits

Discipline

Punctual, structured, well organized, able to assess and change my own habits

Relevance

Concise, able to find and give a meaning to knowledge, keen to the question "Why?"

Passion

Self-motivated, able to sustain a rhythm both when working in a team and on my own

Innovation

Always challenging people and myself to find new useful ideas and solutions

Humour

My key ingredient to bring to life activities and to create a pace in every project I have

Discipline

Punctual, structured, well organized, able to assess and change my own habits

Relevance

Concise, able to find and give a meaning to knowledge, keen to the question "Why?"

Passion

Self-motivated, able to sustain a rhythm both when working in a team and on my own

Innovation

Always challenging people and myself to find new useful ideas and solutions

Humour

My key ingredient to bring to life activities and to create a pace in every project I have

Language Skills

Romanian

Native

English

IELTS Band 8

French

Work in progress

Spanish

Work in progress

Business

CxO level

Digital Skills

Productivity

MS Office, iWork, different CRMs/ERPs solutions, Automator

Authoring

Adobe Captivate and other several Rapid Development Apps

Video Editing

Screenflow, Camtasia, Final Cut Pro X, After Effects and others

LMS/LCMS

Mainstream solutions such as Docebo, Wordpress LMS Plugins

Web Design

Wordpress, Thrive Themes Tools Kit, Graphic, Illustrator 

Productivity

MS Office, iWork, different CRMs/ERPs solutions, Automator

Authoring

Adobe Captivate and other several Rapid Development Apps

Video Editing

Screenflow, Camtasia, Final Cut Pro X, After Effects and others

LMS/LCMS

Mainstream solutions such as Docebo, Wordpress LMS Plugins

Web Design

Wordpress, Thrive Themes Tools Kit, Graphic, Illustrator 

Studied and Practiced Methodologies

Instructional Design

A.D.D.I.E., S.A.M., 4MAT, Instructional Video Design Process, Learning Distillery proprietary methodology for I.D. alignment

Learning Consultancy

I.T.O.L. methodology exposed in D.T.O.L. program, Learning Distillery proprietary methodology developed on Lean principles

Process Improvement

Lean Thinking, Six Sigma and several methodological applications developed for non-traditional Lean industries (services, etc)

Cultural Change

Lean Thinking principles, methods and tools; Human Synergistics; The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) from Franklin Covey 

Instructional Design

A.D.D.I.E., S.A.M., 4MAT, Instructional Video Design Process, Learning Distillery proprietary methodology for I.D. alignment

Learning Consultancy

I.T.O.L. methodology exposed in D.T.O.L. program, Learning Distillery proprietary methodology developed on Lean principles

Process Improvement

Lean Thinking, Six Sigma and several methodological applications developed for non-traditional Lean industries (services, etc)

Cultural Change

Lean Thinking principles, methods and tools; Human Synergistics; The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) from Franklin Covey 

MY experience


Work Experience

2006 -2009

Senior Trainer & Consultant

CODECS

Expanding products and clients portfolio, delivering trainings and workshops, leading one major project of the company within the Banking industry, developing training processes and tools.

2009 - 2012

Managing Partner

Artech Software Development

Developing a Training Management System called Training Manager with complete support to help companies standardize their L&D processes and to reduce variation in the quality of the delivery. 

2009 - PRESENT

Managing Partner

Lean Coaching RO

Research, design and deployment of numerous relevant training & consultancy programs on Lean Management, organizational alignment, learning function enhancement and many more. 

MY EDUCATION


My Studies

2010 - 2011

D.T.O.L.

I.T.O.L., UK

Diploma in Training and Occupational Learning from Institute of Training & Occupational Learning UK, covering key knowledge on learning consultancy.

2007 - 2009

Business Administration

Open University Business School, UK

Professional Certificate and Diploma in Management covering all the key issues of managing a company: marketing, financial, performance management, human resources. 

1998 - 2002

Philosophy - Sociology

University, Social Sciences, RO

University degree both in Philosophy & Sociology, covering the history of human ideas and philosophical theories, the principles of sociological research and analysis, marketing research techniques and many more. 

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My Work

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Partner & Client Testimonials

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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 delivering training to all business sectors, this has given him an all round experienced approach to learning.

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David Brown

Associate Consultant

LeanCoaching, UK

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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. 

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Jorge Castrillo

Partner

Kairos Management, ES

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I have worked with Petre in several Training & OD projects and I can say that he is a great and reliable consultant but also the best trainer that I know. During our collaboration he demonstrated a true interest in understanding and supporting the client, the business and the processes involved.

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Andreea Patrascu

Training & OD Manager

Orange, RO

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let's get in touch


Contact Details

If you met a L&D challenge in your activity or just want to say hello, please give me a message. I am happy to know you and to learn about your ideas and your professional opinions. Cheers. 

phone

Phone number

0040 720096904

envelope-o

Email Address

petre@learningdistillery.com

skype

Skype

petre_bica