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.

Negotiate for Success

Take your negotiation skills up a level
Length: 6 weeks
Language: English
Start: 05/10/2021

Self-leadership

Learning to manage to your full potential
Length: 2 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 07/10/2021

Leadership Transition Programme

Become a more effective leader
Length: 7 days
Language: Dutch or English
Start: 07/10/2021

Negotiating to create value

Make the impossible possible
Length: 5 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 25/10/2021

The People Manager

Motivate your team to succeed
Length: 4 days
Language: English or Dutch
Start: 07/12/2021

Leading Change

Motivate your teams to embrace change
Length: 3 days (2,5 days on campus + 4 hours online and project work)
Language: English
Start: 25/04/2022

Essentials in People Skills

Become an authentic leader and coach for your team
Length: 10 to 12 hours time commitment
Language: English
Start: 01/01/2021

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.

Advanced Management Programme

A better strategic leader
Length: 21 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 29/11/2021

Executive Development Programme

Transcend your functional expertise
Length: 21 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 29/11/2021

Management Acceleration Programme

Unleash your management and leadership potential
Length: 17 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 26/04/2022

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 +3292109884
[email protected]
Find the programme most relevant for you!

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Meet Us

Info Sessions & Open Days
17 Aug
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Category: General Info Sessions

28 Sep
Info Session Executive Education & MBA
Category: General Info Sessions

05 Oct
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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. Vlerick Book Podcast - Making Your Way

    Dreaming big propels you forward. But we have to admit that it is often a bumpy road. In three podcast episodes, based on the book ‘Making your way’, Dean Marion Debruyne and Professor of Leadership Katleen De Stobbeleir unravel 15 persistent myths about the path to success and finding happiness in life and work.
  2. Responsible Leadership: how to reimage leadership in a world full of grand challenges

    Virtually every organisation is in the sustainability business today – which has become a new minimum in attracting and retaining customers. To make transformation happen, businesses will need to reinvent themselves. This white paper focusses on the transformation that is needed within organisations to make change happen and how organisations can increase their maturity level when it comes to sustainability themes. Based on our interviews with sustainability officers from a wide variety of companies, we zoom in on the importance of leadership – and, more specifically, of responsible leadership.
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