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L&D Consulting

Expert analysis, advice and design for learning and performance  

Turn Optimism’s experience into an extension of your learning team

Applying the skills and experience of our Learning Partners to your business situations and requirements.

How we can help you

We can provide expert analysis to help you with:  

  • Training Reviews
  • Needs Analysis
  • Performance Analysis
  • Learning Design  

We can help you when:

  • You need fresh perspectives
  • You don’t have the resources internally (too busy, overloaded, starting a new project)
  • You don’t have the expertise internally (beyond the skills or experience of internal team)
  • You want it done quickly and efficiently
  • It’s a showcase piece that you need to nail (using best practices, taking advantage of our tools, technologies and fresh approaches)

L&D Consulting Services

Applying the skills and experience of our Learning Partners to your business situations and requirements

Training Reviews

An expert review of how you’re currently delivering training, resulting in practical recommendations for improvement.

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Needs Analysis

Assessment of the learning gaps for your organisation or for a particular audience, resulting in clarity of learning requirements, outcomes and objectives.

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Learning Design

The design and development of learning and performance solutions, activities and experiences for a specific purpose.   

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Performance Analysis

Analysis of the current versus desired capability for a particular audience, and identification of the learning and performance interventions required.

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NZSTA has been working with Optimism for over two 2 years now and we have always found our dealings with them to be professional and effective. They truly care about our business and continue to look for innovative solutions for our needs. They are approachable and supportive and great at keeping us on track. I would thoroughly recommend them to any progressive organisation.

Operations Manager, New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA)

We found Optimism to be highly professional, innovative and easy to work with. They took the time to understand us and our challenges up-front meaning we ended up with exactly what we needed at the end of the process.  In addition the quality, performance to agreed timelines and budget were spot on.

National Manager HR, NZ Blood Service

Why Optimism?

Efficient and effective

We have refined our methodologies over many years, so we know what to do and how to do it meaning you get great results, quickly.

Specialist skills

We have a strong range of specialist skills to support your in-house team.

Massive experience & expertise

Collectively we have experience across every industry and every type of project, and we will apply that experience to your situation.


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