People Management & Leadership Programmes

Our faculty is highly experienced in change management, coaching, decision-making, emotional intelligence, negotiation & leadership and gladly share their expertise in our management programmes.

Short focused Programmes

Our short focused programmes address today’s most relevant topics in People Management & Leadership. The number of programme days varies from 1 to 10 days. Some offer a general introduction to leadership while others focus on more specific skills. There’s an option for everyone.

Leading Change

Motivate your teams to embrace change
Length: 3.5 days (online journey (4 hours), 2.5 days on campus, 1 webinar and project work)
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 28/05/2018

Self-leadership

Learning to manage to your full potential
Length: 2 days
Language: English or Dutch
Start: 10/10/2018

Negotiate for Success

Take your negotiation skills up a level
Length: 5 days
Language: English
Start: 10/10/2018

Leadership Transition Programme

Become a more effective leader
Length: 7 days
Language: English or Dutch
Start: 10/10/2018

The People Manager

Motivate your team to succeed
Length: 4 days
Language: English or Dutch
Start: 19/11/2018

Negotiating to create value

Make the impossible possible
Length: 5 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 22/11/2018

intensive programmes

An intensive, high-level management programme provides you with a theoretical, conceptual and practical foundation for understanding and applying the latest techniques and insights in management. People Management & Leadership is an important building block of our intensive general management programmes.

Executive Development Programme: Middle and International Managers

Middle or International manager? Transcend your functional expertise
Length: 21 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 17/10/2018

Advanced Management Programme

A better strategic leader
Length: 21 days (teaching days, sounding board sessions and (peer) coaching)
Language: Dutch
Start: 24/10/2018

Management Acceleration Programme: Young Managers

Unleash your management and leadership potential
Length: 17 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 14/12/2018

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
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Meet Us

Info Sessions & Open Days
29 May
Drop In on our Brussels Campus
Category: General Info Sessions

30 May
Vlerick Experience Day Amsterdam
Category: General Info Sessions

09 Jul
Drop In on our Leuven Campus
Category: General Info Sessions

Meet our faculty

Dirk Buyens
Prof Dirk Buyens, key faculty member for People Management & Leadership Programmes

Vlerick expertise in People Management & Leadership

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    Diversity in the workplace goes far beyond ethnic, cultural or religious differences – and research shows it can lead to better performance and greater creativity. But organisations don’t always implement diversity policies effectively – partly because there are misconceptions about the role managers play. So Professor Katleen De Stobbeleir has developed a theoretical framework to chart the impact managers have on how successful a diversity policy is.
  2. Write your own agile story

    How do you become an agile leader - really? “You need to develop an ‘and-and’ mindset, because right from the start you are confronted with a double challenge: identify and build on everything that is relatively immune to the impact of volatility in your operating environment, while simultaneously experimenting with new systems, ideas, products and processes wherever possible.” With this scrapbook, Professor Herman Van den Broeck and Professor Barney Jordaan want to help leaders find a “sweet spot” – not necessarily a perfect balance – between stability and agility, between roots and wings, or what they term “rooting” and “soaring”.
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