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.

Negotiating to create value

Make the impossible possible
Length: 5 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 05/10/2020

Leadership Transition Programme

Become a more effective leader
Length: 7 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 05/10/2020

Self-leadership

Learning to manage to your full potential
Length: 2 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 05/10/2020

Negotiate for Success

Take your negotiation skills up a level
Length: 4 days
Language: English
Start: 07/10/2020

Leading Change

Motivate your teams to embrace change
Length: 5 days (online journey (4 hours), 4,5 days on campus and project work)
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 09/10/2020

The People Manager

Motivate your team to succeed
Length: 4 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 09/11/2020

Essentials in People Skills

Become an authentic leader and coach for your team
Length: 1,5 days
Language: English
Start: 30/03/2020

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

Transcend your functional expertise
Length: 21 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 08/10/2020

Advanced Management Programme

A better strategic leader
Length: 21 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 14/10/2020

Management Acceleration Programme

Unleash your management and leadership potential
Length: 17 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 19/11/2020

From Business Manager to Business Leader

Elevate your cross-functional thinking and personal effectiveness
Length: 12 days on campus + online tracks + in-company assignments
Language: English
Start: 10/06/2021

The Certificate of Management Excellence

When you complete at least two short-focused programmes – with a minimum of 12 days’ learning within three years – you can apply for our Certificate of Management Excellence. This award recognises your outstanding skills and business knowledge – and gives you membership of our worldwide, influential alumni community.

Find out more about the Certificate of Management Excellence here.

 

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]
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Meet our faculty

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

Vlerick expertise in People Management & Leadership

  1. 10 self-reflecting questions in getting your organisation from chaos to control in post-COVID-19 reboot times

    We all know change cannot be mandated or forced. It has many aspects and these aspects count. As a change manager, you need to ask yourself some difficult questions before you set out to ‘shake things up’. And you must listen to the answers. In this ‘Business Watcher’ video, Professor of Change Management Peter De Prins raises 10 questions to consider, before you set out to make things better.
  2. How can organisations optimise their interactions with gig workers?

    The COVID-19 outbreak has forced many organisations to re-evaluate their business models and re-examine their staffing practises to stay operational within an atmosphere of financial uncertainty. Many organisations are turning to gig workers to supplement the work of their employees. As such, many managers have found themselves dealing with a different form of work arrangement. In this ‘Business Watcher’ video, PhD researcher Neveen Saied shares 3 tips to optimise your interactions with gig workers during this ongoing crisis.
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