Consulting Background and Experience

Derek Stockley is a training, learning and performance management consultant based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, serving government, business and the not-for-profit sector. Derek is the Director of Achieve ABC Pty Ltd. AABC stands for: Achieve Actual Behaviour Change.

The following provides an insight into his background and 25+ years of experience (including training, human resources development, line & project management, performance management and organisational change).

Derek Stockley has conducted training programs in Australia, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Dubai and the Solomon Islands.

If you are interested in organising a training program, or you require consulting assistance, see: training courses and services or or telephone or write to Derek Stockley at Derek Stockley Contact Details

If you are seeking a training consultant for leadership programs, see: Leadership Training Consultant.

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  • Personal information - some highlights of personal activities which have influenced consulting expertise.


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Derek Stockley has knowledge and skills drawn from over 25 years of employment and consulting experience; his education; community participation and life experience. He has HR, line management and project management experience and expertise. His ability to quickly assess and comprehend a new situation, and his relaxed but effective communication ability, make Derek an ideal candidate for a wide variety of training and consulting assignments.

He is suitable for specific human resources assignments, organisation reviews and system/process reviews. He can conduct a variety of development programs. He can design and implement a variety of e-learning strategies (see E-learning).

As a presenter and facilitator, he can also conduct programs explaining new organisational initiatives eg. a new performance review system for a particular organisation. As a technical writer, he has written a variety of training and management resources. He has extensive experience in Performance Management. He is also considered skilled in Training Needs Analysis and Train the Trainer.

He is suitable for specific and/or "big picture" assignments, where it is known that a solution is required but the problem or situation is unclear or ambiguous. He has been committed to continuous improvement throughout his working life.

Derek has worked with employees, staff, team leaders, managers, executives, union officials, consultants, contractors and the like. He can communicate intelligently with specialists such as engineers, information technology staff, financial/ accounting staff and administrative staff.

Derek has worked effectively with people from the public, private, education and community sectors.

He has extensive writing and training design experience (including being an educational consultant for the development of seven business training productions (videos)), see: writing/content development experience.

Derek has specific skills in designing, leading or helping in training needs analysis projects, see: TNA experience and comments.

Derek achieves results. He often adds value by achieving more than was originally envisaged. He assists organisations by demonstrating effective management skills, often achieving a transfer of skills to the staff he is working with.

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Contacting Derek Stockley for further discussions

If you are interested in organising a training program, or you require consulting assistance, see: training courses and services or or telephone or write to Derek Stockley at Derek Stockley Contact Details

For more information about Derek Stockley and e-learning, select: E-learning - Derek Stockley or Free Online Training and E-learning - a comprehensive list of free examples/tutorials on a variety of business and learning subjects.

The broader topic of training is discussed in detail at: Derek Stockley’s Training (Human Resources Development) Links.