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 Learning Paths International

Steven Rosenbaum, President Learning Paths

Steve Rosenbaum  is president and founder of Learning Paths International.  For more than 20 years, he has lead successful Learning Paths initiatives for major corporations in manufacturing, sales, health care, customer service, finance and leadership.  He has developed and trained a network of Learning Path consultants and partners in the U.S. And internationally.   As an author, Steve has written 5 books including: Learning Paths:  Increase profits by reducing the time it takes to get employees up-to-speed, Managing and Measuring Productivity, and Fair Employment Interviewing. He is also a contributor to the Trainer's Portable Mentor and has written more than 100 articles and 400 blog postings on training and development topics.  Steve frequently speaks to professional HR, training, OD and Operations associations about Learning Paths and how to reduce time to proficiency.

Ira Kasdan, Senior Learning Path Consultant

Ira has more than 25 years experience working with professional salespeople and account managers in a variety of industries including: travel, hospitality, consulting and high technology.  Ira has designed sales processes and selling systems as well as developed and delivered sales training and sales management coaching for tens of thousands of people who call on and serve accounts of all sizes and types, ranging from small and mid-size companies to Fortune 500 global corporations and federal, state and local government

Ed Robbins, OD and Change Management Consultant

Ed brings more than 25 years of comprehensive management experience in human resource development, organizational consulting, and training. He has led major initiatives in strategic change, sales force effectiveness, leadership development and service quality. Ed has worked on consulting and training projects with a wide range of organizations including Texas Instruments, State Farm, GE, JP Morgan Chase, Accenture, Department of Justice, Hyatt Hotels, AT&T, and Union Pacific Railroad.

Kari Rosand Scanlon, Senior Learning Path Consultant

Kari has more than 10 years of human resources consulting and management training experience in several industries, including non-profit, manufacturing, construction, hospitality, retail, professional services, education and municipalities. She builds customized HR programs and provides training solutions in the areas of performance management, leadership development, communication and human resources compliance. Kari also provides keynote addresses, breakout sessions and webinars for human resources associations and industry-based organizations.


Arupa Tesolin, Learning Paths Canada

Arupa has more than 20 years experience in organizational development, operations management and training. She founded the Innovation Training company Intuita in 1996.  Arupa is passionate about the application of Learning Paths for innovation, productivity improvement. She is the author of 2 books "Ting!" and "Spark" as well as over 100 articles in leading training and management publications.  Her clients include a variety of business sectors, government and Associations.

South Africa

Lydia Cille Schmidt, Learning Paths South Africa

Lydia has been functioning as an independent consultant since July 2008. She has more than 26 years’ experience as an industrial psychologist and leader, working as a permanent employee for major corporate companies in South Africa. She has worked at Vodacom (a large telecommunications company) for 11 years and for the last 7 years at Vodacom Lydia has been the Head of Human Resources Development, taking responsibility for the total function and implementation of the company’s Human Capital development strategy.

Susan London, Learning Paths South Africa

Susan London has been an independent consultant for the past three years. Before this she has worked at Vodacom (a large telecommunications company). She worked at Vodacom for 11 years and has been promoted over the years from an administrator to the role of Senior Talent Management Consultant.   

Sandra Schlebusch, Learning Paths South Africa

Sandra Schlebusch is currently the managing director of LeMaSa (Pty) Ltd and the owner of LeCouSa Consulting, the company owning the brand The Consultants. She obtained a BCom Honours degree in Industrial Psychology at the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education.  She continued her studies in business and management-leadership and obtained an MBA during May 2004 at the University of the Northwest, Potchefstroom Campus.  


Shaun Palmer, Director

A senior strategic and commercially oriented Human Resources professional with extensive international expertise across mining, technical services, infrastructure, technology development and FMCG. Expertise includes operation efficiency, executive remuneration, strategy development and implementation.

Robert Bratusa, Director

Robert has 15 years Global B2B/E2E business transformation experience includes financial services, IT&T, biopharmaceuticals and professional services. PRINCE2 and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt qualification complement successful implementation and leadership of 60 business and IT projects.

Karl Sussebach, Principal

A senior executive of business development and operations with extensive international experience across professional services, ICT and healthcare technology. Expertise includes process optimisation, systems integration, product and service development, customer relationship management and contact centre operations. Principal at CtechBA, a Business Accelerator. Non-executive director of technology ventures in Australia and Europe.

Learning Path Consultants

Raymond Zhu, President Learning Paths China &  Vice President Learning Paths International

Raymond Zhu has 10 years of experience in the learning function, management and instructional deign.  He has provided learning solutions for more than 20 corporations in a diverse range of businesses and industries in China.  With a strong background of Six Sigma and Cognitive Psychology, he has assisted enterprises and universities in understanding the Learning Path methodology and designing effective learning solutions which closely relate to business strategies.  Raymond's series of articles on Learning Paths in Training Magazine China has helped numerous organizations speed up time to proficiency.


Cees W.M. Nieboer, Learning Paths Europe

Cees heads HeRoes Group, which focuses on organizational development. Combining the latest personality profiling tools by Lumina Learning, with own developed on line HR solutions, training programs and partner of Learning Paths Methodology in Europe, has demonstrated being a successful formula.  During the last 11 years HeRoes Group has become a recognized player in the market. Cees brings over 25 years of experience as a manager, trainer, coach, consultant, QA lead assessor and author of HR solutions. He worked and lived in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. His passion is to deliver results by matching, and developing, human potential with measurable organizational results.

Simona Kukovičič, Learning Paths Slovenia

Simona is an experienced human resources management specialist, entrepreneur since 2003. Positive attitude, discipline, goal orientation and honesty are her qualities, which enabled her to perform a number of reference projects in the area of human resource development, project and process management and executive coaching. Simona has on several occasions been involved with restructuring of organizations, optimizing processes and workflows and implementation of formalized management systems.

Caslav Mancic, Learning Paths Serbia

Caslav is representative of Learning Path International in Serbia. He is a DOOR International  master trainer on the international level and manages DOOR's office in Serbia. Graduating on Faculty of Philology on University of Belgrade, his main areas of interest were naturally connected to phenomenon of communication, but during his 20-year long career of a trainer he has been exploring other fields of skills and knowledge, and gained almost 30 international certifications.

Željko Šundov, Learning Paths Croatia

Željko Šundov has acquired knowledge and skills with consultancy work, but also trust from business partners that has allowed independent involvement in such work. He has led a whole series of projects in the region, participated in their development and implementation, there hardly exists a large company with whom he hasn’t worked, either  developing competencies or on projects involving reorganization and implementation.

Terry Watts Learning Paths, UK

Terry has an extensive range of business experience with IBM, and a range of technology and consulting companies specialising in growth, change and strategic partnerships in people centred businesses. For the last 11 years Terry has been at the heart of the Vocational Skills development work in the UK, initially as Operations Director of the body responsible for skills in the IT Sector and then going on to establish and run the Sector Skills Council for the Process and Manufacturing sector in the UK. Terry is now building Ten to the Ninth Ltd to enable businesses to see the bottom line benefits of their investment in skills. Terry’s passion is to see people and businesses achieve and deliver on their potential.

Neil Edwards, Learning Paths, UK

Neil has over 30 years business experience, the majority of which were spent in the Automotive Sector with well-known European brands, holding senior management positions within sales and marketing, customer service, technical training and engineering disciplines. In the last 6 years, he has worked for a large and successful Further Education provider in the UK as Business Development Manager, helping to triple its work based learning provision and grow its influence with key stakeholders. Neil has substantial experience in implementing continuous process improvement within his previous employers and works on Learning Path projects within his current organization.

Karen Sanders, Learning Paths UK

 Karen has worked in the Learning & Skills Sector for over 15 years working with leading FE and Specialist Colleges to develop their HR Strategies.  Her background in industry includes 10 years in the event and leisure sector where she organised, managed and resourced major outdoor events. As Group Director – Human Resources & Organisational Development for the Activate Learning Group her remit includes responsibilities for all aspects of corporate and strategic HR matters and leads on Organisational Development across the group.  Under her guidance, Karen has successfully led her organisations through IIP, IiD and Best Companies Accreditation and is in wide demand as a speaker on best practice and innovation in human resource management.

Special Advisor

Jim Lynn Ed.D, Organizational Psychologist

Dr. Lynn consults with senior executives to assess organizational needs, develop strategic plans and install quality human resource systems that improve performance.  Dr. Lynn developed a broad based understanding of business functions from more than thirty years of experience with both public and private organizations. He has been an examiner for the Minnesota Council for Quality which administers a state version of the national Malcom Baldrige Quality Award.

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