Detailed programme

'The People Manager' consists of 4 modules. Each module focuses on a particular aspect of people management such as the people manager as manager of the inflow, motivator & performance manager, coach & communicator and career manager.

Module 1: The people manager as manager of the inflow

  • The ‘psychological contract’ between your employees and your organisation
  • Attracting the right people to your team
  • Are you generation-Y proof?

Module 2: The people manager as a career manager

  • How to gain insight into people’s career ambitions and guide them in their career planning
  • Your role as a mentor

Module 3: The people manager as a communicator and coach

  • Emotions and how to deal with them
  • The golden rules of effective communication
  • Becoming an even better coach

Module 4: The people manager as a motivator and performance manager

  • Does higher motivation generate better performance?
  • Customising performance management in your team
  • An empowering conversation: how to maximise impact

People Management Tips

Professor Koen Dewittinck shares 7 Tips For Becoming a Great People Manager.

A learning experience like no other

When you come to Vlerick, you step away from your usual routine and gain a wider perspective. You discover how to tackle challenges, turn your knowledge into action and apply your skills in your workplace. You learn from faculty who are experts in their fields – and from a diverse group of peers. All these things help you become a confident, skilled professional, ready to succeed in business – and in life.

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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.

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