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Hi, I’m Dianna Verlaan

Let’s team up to develop learning journeys and content that your learners will love. With my instructional design skills and your subject matter expertise, we can develop elearning that sticks or engaging face-to-face and online training that delivers results. I bring a wealth of experience in instructional design and training development both in Australia and The Netherlands. I designed and developed courses for charities, financial institutions, telco’s, and legal businesses. Through several years of facilitation in large and medium-sized businesses, I also know all about engaging your learners. I am sure together we can develop content for your employees or clients that deliver results.
Case Studies

Recruitment Process

By choosing a more blended approach including elearning, the People & Culture Manager was able to cut down the face-to-face time by half...

Induction Training

The implementation of the elearning module cuts the delivery time of face-to-face training and gives learners a more engaging way of getting to know the business …

Legal Secretary Course

The structured explanation of procedures and tasks shortened the induction period of the legal secretaries and boosted their confidence...

Recent Courses

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Productivity Masterclass: How To Powerfully Get Things Done

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You Can

  • Reduction in the cost of training
  • HR can focus on greater priorities, whilst I take over training development
  • Re-use of content that’s on the shelf and convert into online content
  • Employee retention by providing tailored training that’s to the point and engaging
  • Learning pathways for employees to further develop their skills and knowledge.

Shanelle Clapham

"I can only gush about Dianna. She is the most self-motivated and autonomous worker, who also likes to collaborate. A rare breed for sure. Dianna was our Training & Education Manager - teaching charities how to use digital marketing to further their cause. She launched this program for us which had 1 course and product and created a suite of courses, breakfast seminars and a pipeline that still pays off 2 years later!"

Kerry Metcalfe-Smith

"As a solutions focused and talented learning designer, Dianna offered her support to the L&OD team. She proved to be a valued and highly productive team member. By developing a range of e-learning solutions for InvoCare, Dianna expanded our expectations of what online learning could achieve when it is well designed. "

Miriam van Bladel

"Dianna is a pragmatic education professional and has shown the ability to translate into practice the legislation and to give clear expectation to our course-participants. She has excellent teaching and communications skills, is well organised, reliable and strongly committed to he organisations for which she works. Dianna posses the right combination of drive, know-how and positive attitude. Quality and a customer-driven approach are her strong points. Throughout her relation with GGN Academy, Dianna delivered all expectations and has been a capable teacher for our course-participants."

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