Why this programme?

Leading a growing SME is not an easy job. Managing employees, negotiating with suppliers, following up the most important customers, discussions with accountants and banks ... demand all of your time and attention.

So there’s hardly any time for the important questions. Am I working with the right suppliers? Which customers are profitable? What information should I track to manage my business? Where do I want to be in 5 or 10 years? How will my organisation be then? How do I make my company less dependent on me? What does innovation mean for my business? How can I grow in the best way? What might that cost?

It's difficult to find people with whom you can discuss your plans and problems. What you must do is step back from your business for a moment and look in the mirror. By participating in this programme, you:

  • Learn how you can make your employees less dependent on you, by working on – instead of in – your company.
  • Analyse your business and make choices for the future, based on a reliable methodology and under the guidance of a panel of experts.
  • Network concerning content, together with your fellow participants, to discover answers to your questions about your entrepreneurship. 
  • Join the extensive network of Vlerick Alumni.

Drive real change in your organisation

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.

Need help?

Contact our Programme Advisor
Programme Advisor
Tel + 32 9 210 98 84
[email protected]
Find the programme most relevant for you!

Download our programme calendar

Meet Us

Info Sessions & Open Days
02 Feb
Meet our programme advisor online
Category: General Info Sessions

01 Mar
Info Session Executive Education & MBA
Category: General Info Sessions

30 Mar
Experience Vlerick Over Lunch
Category: General Info Sessions

No. 1 for Executive Education

Related Articles

  1. Founders are more cautious in their financial forecasts for investors than non-founders

    In the forecasts they have to report to their investors, entrepreneurs overestimate their revenues for the following year by an average of 22%. Founders are consciously more cautious than non-founders. Investors who apply a standard discount to revenue forecasts therefore run the risk of being quite inaccurate themselves. Finally, over-optimism is penalised. Those who truly exaggerate find themselves being labelled as risky businesses. These are the most important conclusions of a new study on the use of entrepreneurs’ revenue forecasts as a tactic to impress investors.
  2. Fast-growing companies serve as a beacon of employment during the coronavirus storm

    Fast-growing businesses are known as the engine of job creation. The 2020 Belgian High Growth Monitor shows that 920 fast-growing companies were responsible for 52,779 new jobs. Although these figures reveal that Belgium is doing less well than the European average, this group of healthy Belgian ‘gazelles’ does show stability. Over the years they have created around 50,000 jobs during each growth period. A hopeful sign, especially now that many companies are having trouble keeping their heads above water.
All articles