For whom?

The programme 'The People Manager' will be perfect for you if:

  • You are a team leader, line manager or supervisor
  • You are directly responsible for one or more teams within your organisation
  • You have recently evolved towards a leading role
  • You want to motivate and lead your people more effectively
  • You are looking for the specialised skills of a people manager

In previous editions, we had the pleasure of welcoming participants from companies like: Agrifirm Belgium, Aleris Europe, Antwerpse Waterwerken, Deba, DOMO, Fina Antwerp Olefins, Icos Vision Systems, Makro Cash & Carry Belgium, Novartis Pharma, Oleon, Picanol, Provinciebestuur West-Vlaanderen, SBB Accountants en Belastingconsulenten, Schelstraete & Desmedt, SecureLink, ST-Ericsson Belgium, TomTom, Truvo Belgium, Vedior, Wienerberger, Zemblaz and Remi Claeys Aluminium.

Participants of the programme ‘The People Manager’ manage a team of employees within their organisation. They have different profiles such as (Line) Managers, Team Leaders, Directors, Project Managers, Senior Managers and Coordinators. This variation makes for a lot of interaction and exchange of experience within the group.

People Management Tips

Professor Koen Dewittinck shares 7 Tips For Becoming a Great People Manager.

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A learning experience with real impact on your operations? A management programme tailored to the specific needs of your business? Contact us and discover how we can design and deliver customised programmes for your team that add genuine value to your organisation.

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