Dr Phil Rutherford
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These are some of the books and articles I've written. I've also added a few of the training programs that I've designed and conducted.

Books I have had published are:

  • Competency-Based Assessment: A Guide to Implementation. Pearson Professional. Melbourne
  • Competency-Based Assessment: A User’s Guide. Pearson Professional. Melbourne
  • Competency-Based Assessment: A User’s Guide. Pearson Professional. Melbourne (New Zealand Edition co-edited with K Miller)
  • Measurement of Human Performance. Course notes for Master of Professional Studies program, University of New England.
  • Project Management: Certificate and Diploma notes for University of New England Partnerships.
  • Inside RPL: A Trainer's Guide to Recognition of Prior Learning.
  • The Training Manager's Guide to RPL.
  • Mastering Competency-Based Assessment.
  • Writing Competency Standards That Work!

 


Recent papers include:

  • How ‘Best Practice’ are our ‘Best Practice’ Standards? Australian Institute of Project Management Journal. Sydney.
    From Competent to Competency – the link between Education and the Competency-Based Approach. Training and Development in Australia. Australian Institute of Training and Development. Sydney
  • Competency-Based Training – The Link between Education and Workplace Excellence. New Horizons. Jodey-Bass. New York.
  • How good are you, really? Australian Association of Practice Managers Journal. Sydney.
  • Beyond Kirkpatrick. Training and Development in Australia. Australian Institute of Training and Development. Sydney
  • Is VET ruining our training? Training and Development in Australia. Australian Institute of Training and Development. Sydney
  • The AQTF – Q is for Quality? Training and Development in Australia. Australian Institute of Training and Development. Sydney
  • What is the point of Competency Standards? Training and Development in Australia. Australian Institute of Training and Development. Sydney
  • Competency Standards: Not waving – drowning! Training and Development in Australia. Australian Institute of Training and Development. Sydney.
  • Training in the Australian Army: From Command to Manage. Training and Development in Australia. Australian Institute of Training and Development. Sydney


Courses researched, developed and presented

 

Over the past 27 years I have developed, presented and evaluated a large number of courses, the latest of which have included the following:

  • Human Performance module for Master of Professional Studies (Faculty of Education, Health and Professional Studies, University of New England) degree.
  • Action-Centred Leadership – A Competency-Based Leadership program for managers and teams at all levels.
  • Project Management – Three separate face-to-face and distance education courses at Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma levels for post- and under-graduate students
  • Management – Several small Business and general (private and public sector) programs.
  • Operational and Strategic Management programs, including Critical Path Analysis. Operational and Strategic Planning, Leadership in the Workplace, Competency-based HR systems.
  • Competency-Based Assessor and RPL Advisor – Aligned against international best-practice standards for assessment.
  • Train the trainer – Several programs from basic training skills to training management and Capability-Based Training.
  • Instructional Systems – The Measurement of Human Performance, part of a post graduate level university course.
  • Developing and Implementing Competency-Based Training and Assessment Systems – Advice and guidance to management and internal consultants.
  • Workplace Trainer and Assessor. Internal and External Verifier.
  • Sales and sales management related training programs including sales and agency management.
  • Management and career development programs across all levels.
  • FrontLine Management – Application of the FLM program in an internationally based not-for-profit organisation.