Mike Morrison at RapidBI

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Mike Morrison - Trainer, Coach and Business Adviser
Mike Morrison

Mike Morrison is an established interim manager, coach, business adviser, mentor, instructional designer and trainer. On occasions he writes, blogs, twitters and takes the odd day off.

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Mike Morrison has over 25 years experience in HR/OD and a proven track record of providing pragmatic business solutions. In the last 15 years Mike has been designing and delivering training programmes for clients, as a consultant, interim and employee providing third party services. Before founding RapidBI he worked as a Management Development Adviser with Business Link for London and prior to that as a Training Manager for a large private hospital where he developed training for a wide range of staff, managers and coaches.

Mike has been instrumental in developing a comprehensive Business Improvement Review process for use by business coaches, consultants and business advisers who need to identify organizational development priorities in their client organizations.

Mike Morrison Certified Learning Practitioner

In addition Mike has developed a unique ‘Train the Trainer‘ programme based on some modeling work with one of the UK’s leading motivational presenters.

He has also designed & delivered extensive senior and supervisory skills development programmes for several large companies and not-for-profits. As a coach he has worked with a number of TV personalities, sports performers and senior managers in a wide range of organizations; both private and not-for-profit. In May 2008 Mike successfully completed the TrainerBase assessment – Certified Learning Practitioner


Experience As a Coach Mike has worked with a range of high performers from the worlds of:

  • Media and TV
  • Sport
  • Motor Racing
  • Business

As a Trainer Mike has designed and delivered training from graduates to CEO’s & MD’s. With subjects including:

  • Train the Trainer
  • Coaching Skills (Coaches, trainers and managers)
  • Leadership
  • Management Development
  • Team Working
  • Influencing Skills

As a Business Adviser and Mentor he has worked with a diverse range of sectors including organizations from:

  • Construction
  • Distribution
  • Exhibition Organizers
  • Franchising
  • Funeral care
  • Healthcare Manufacturing
  • Petrochemical
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Training Consultancies
  • Transport , etc

As an Interim/ Contract Training and Development Manager, Mike has:

  • Built training functions from the ground up (Green field site)
  • Developed existing functions
  • developed organisational strategy
  • Designed and project managed change management programmes
  • Linked training and development strategy to the business strategy
  • Introduced e-learning
  • Developed learning and development teams
  • Undertaken organizational wide Training Needs Analysis (TNA)

Mike’s passion is developing other developers and Trainers as well as helping organizations to unblock organizational challenges.

Mike formed RapidBI (Rapid Business Improvement) on the belief that organizational change can be rapid, measured sustainable and practical.

Relevant Professional Qualifications Mike Morrison holds:

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD)
  • Fellow of the British Institute for Learning and Development (BILD)
  • Certified Learning Practitioner – CLP – TrainerBase
  • City & Guilds 7331 – Adult Training
  • Diploma in Training Management (ITD)
  • PG Diploma in Management & Organisational Development (Henley) – DMOD
  • D32, D33, D34 Assessor awards
  • Level 4 in HRD (old level 4)
  • Diploma in Coaching
  • SFEDI assessed Business Adviser
  • BPS level B (several instruments – see below)
  • British Red Cross Trainer of First Aid, manual handling, patient handling, resuscitation support and trauma
  • Plus several NLP, hypnotherapy and counseling certificate/ diplomas


Training and Development Tools & Techniques used

There is a wide range of tools and models on the market. Mike uses those appropriate to the learners needs.


Psychometric Instruments used


  • BPS Level A tests – Verbal critical reasoning, numerical reasoning, spatial awareness etc. BTI/ JTI – Decision making & relationships
  • BPS Level B tests – 5 factor, CPI, 15PF & 16PF – Whole person personality tests
  • FIRO-B – Relationships & Style
  • POMS – Stress analysis
  • Many other BPS Level B tests


Instruments & Profiles used – non-psychometric

  • 360 reviews – various
  • Belbin Team role profile
  • BIR – Whole organizational strategic review – organizational diagnostics
  • Creatrix – Developing innovative capacity – great leadership development model
  • Directors Development Audit (DDA) published by SHL & IM
  • EESS – Employee Engagement and Satisfaction Survey
  • LSQ – Honey & Mumford Learning Styles Questionnaire
  • Management Development Suite MDA (360 development audits) published by SHL & IM
  • NLP based profiles – various
  • Situational Leadership I & II – LEAD etc
  • SDI – Strength Deployment Inventory


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