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: 16/02/2021

Leadership Transition Programme

Become a more effective leader
Length: 7 days
Language: English or Dutch
Start: 09/03/2021

Self-leadership

Learning to manage to your full potential
Length: 2 days
Language: English or Dutch
Start: 09/03/2021

Negotiating to create value

Make the impossible possible
Length: 5 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 03/05/2021

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: 10/05/2021

The People Manager

Motivate your team to succeed
Length: 4 days
Language: English or Dutch
Start: 17/05/2021

Essentials in People Skills

Become an authentic leader and coach for your team
Length: 10 to 12 hours time commitment
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.

Management Acceleration Programme

Unleash your management and leadership potential
Length: 17 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 27/04/2021

Executive Development Programme

Transcend your functional expertise
Length: 21 days
Language: Dutch
Start: 10/06/2021

Advanced Management Programme

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

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]
Find the programme most relevant for you!

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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

Meet our faculty

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

Vlerick expertise in People Management & Leadership

  1. What is... your reflected best self?

    We often get the advice to just be ourselves. However, it requires a large amount of self-knowledge to know who you are authentically. Your reflected best self is your individual mental picture of the qualities and characteristics that are on display when you are at your best. But how do you construct this mental picture? And what are the trigger events that contain new pieces of information to add to the picture? Professor and Dean Marion Debruyne explains.
  2. What is... the competency trap?

    Is it better to invest in further developing and refining your strengths, or should you go for the tough track and overcome your weaknesses? Most of us prefer the former. Because it feels so much better to further develop what you are already good at. But by overinvesting in our strengths, we also take less time to learn other important new skills. Professor Katleen De Stobbeleir explains how to overcome this so-called competency trap.
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