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Manager Training

Houston, Texas, United States
August 11, 2018

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David William Potts

Houston, Texas 281-***-****

Innovative strategic thinker highly skilled at implementing training program management. Documented record of program and business development with short and long term planning. Adept at efficiency and effectiveness of assigned programs for maximizing net profitability. Academically qualified, practically skilled, and successful with general and best practice business operations.

Career Achievements & History

Senior Consultant & Training and Development Manager - Nov 2016 – present

Learning Program Development Consultant

Team Building Consultant

Course & Content Development Consultant


Competency A1 Assessor

Corporate Performance Analyst

Organizational Development Consultant

Maersk Training Jan 2015 – Nov 2016

Instructor (program lead) & HSE

Build training models, course/content

Day to day program strategic operations

Develop and manage budget for 2nd simulator build

Recommend budget for additional staff

Develop and mentor Staff, Staff Growth 100%

Build effective and efficient cross-functional team

Set program budget expectations for maximum efficiency with contractors day rates

Maintain program payroll budget, verify and approve contractor invoices

Create effective cross-functional team with all training center staff

Accredit training programs with IADC and OPITO

Implement corporate document control scheme

Business development

Customer liaison for business development and proposals

Transocean Deepwater Drilling Aug 2012 – Dec 2014

Instructor II (program manager)

Internalize training program

Document proof of budget savings ($400k/yr)

Build training models and manage budget for simulator facility

Develop budget case for expansion of overall training facility

Day to day program strategic operations

Develop and mentor Staff, Staff growth 100%

Set day rate for Role Players and maintain budget, verify and approve invoices

Budget daily rate with Competency Assessment Contractor, verify and approve invoices

Verify/Audit Competency Assessment program

Assist with LMS

Petrofac Training Oct 2008 – July 2012

CIMT Team Leader (program manager)

Day to day program strategic operations

Develop budget case for staff and facilities growth

Develop & mentor Staff, Staff Growth 600%

Expand facilities for increased capacity 250%

Build new training models

Customer liaison for business development and proposals

Program financial reporting and budget management, (gross gain 300%)

Contractor training & development

Negotiate with contractors

Budget salaries and hourly pay scales, approve invoices

Core Qualifications

Master’s Degree Educational Human Resource Development - Texas A&M University

Bachelor Degree Business Administration - LeTourneau University

“Certified Training Professional” (ASD CPLP equivalent) – Texas A&M University

“A1 Assessor” – Scottish Qualifications Authority

Train the Trainer – PLP Leadership & Instructor Training

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