Leadership Skills Development Course
August 2-29, 2020Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Are you a student or a young professional? Are you eager to become a Global Leader in the near future?
Join the Leadership Skills Development Course in Amsterdam! The course is for those who want to develop their leadership skills!
The rapid development of the modern world is posing new and new challenges for leaders! How to face those challenges? How to become a leader who will be able to deal with those challenges? This course is a unique opportunity to get a particular set of knowledge and skills of an effective leader within a short period of time! You will learn how to become a successful leader who is ready to embrace the challenges of our globalised world!
Modern university education provides a good basis of knowledge in a particular field. However, traditional university programs usually lack the subjects on comprehensive learning of crucial soft skills in order to become a successful leader. This course helps to internalise not only theory but also develop soft skills that allow you to become a leader and sustain your leadership aptitude. A good network is also a very important part of any leader. And for that reason, you will visit various organisations, learn about their work and develop your network.
The course is also useful for those who consider studies or work in the Netherlands (or another European country). During the course, you will learn more about study and job opportunities in Europe.
Certified! You will get the certificate about the successful completion of the course.
If you are a leader who will lead us tomorrow – we hope to see you in Amsterdam!
You are welcome to join the course for 4 or 2 weeks. Obviously, 4 weeks program is more complex but within 2 weeks you can also learn a lot.
How to Become a Leader - Learn how to develop leadership skills. Leadership is defined not only by the position at the company but first of all – by the personality. You will learn how a person becomes a successful leader and how you yourself can become one!
Team Work - Working in the team is one of the most important skills of a successful leader. During the course, you will develop your team working skills and learn the technics that help you to be effective while working within the team. The team is one of the most important resources for a Leader! And you should be professional working with your team!
The Art of Negotiation - Polish your negotiation skills! You will learn all the technics that can help you to be an effective negotiator.
How to Win Arguments - Discover how to build arguments to have a strong basis for your position. Solid argumentation strengthening your point of view is the key element on the way of reaching your goals. You will learn how to win the argument with your opponents.
Public Speaking - It is hard to imagine a global leader who is a bad public speaker. Public speaking is one of the key skills of a leader. How to develop your voice in order to sound like a leader? How to build your speech? You will learn how to become an effective public speaker!
Effective Communication & Intercultural Differences - Communication with colleagues, partners and customers. An effective leader should be able to build communication in an effective manner. Explore how to communicate effectively with people from different countries!
Intercultural differences often influence on the manner of communication. A successful global leader should be aware of cultural differences and be able to communicate effectively with people from various cultural backgrounds.
Conflict Mitigation - Conflicts happen even in the most effective teams. It is not possible to avoid conflicts completely. But a good leader should know how to mitigate the conflicts and minimise their negative consequences. Reveal the technics of conflict mitigation that can be used not only in business but also in private life.
Networking - It is difficult to overrate the role of a network in the work of a leader. Good network plays a crucial roleand helps you to succeed and reach your goals. During the course, you will visit various organisations, meet new people and broadening your network. You will also learn skills that are crucial to be an effective networker.
Set of Skills for a Leader - Besides those skills mentioned earlier, a leader should have a number of additional skills. We will reveal them for you! Moreover, you will have the opportunity to practice them and apply in certain situations.
Individual Assessment - In addition to professional knowledge and skills, the course offers the space for your personal assessments. You will take various tests in order to understand who you are as a leader. Based on the results, you will receive recommendations for the development of your individual leadership skills.
Other Topics - We will also touch some other topics that will provide you with knowledge and skills in order to become a successful leader!
Weekends: - During the program, there are some…weekends! What can you do? You can work on own project and study - that is always a good option! You can walk around Amsterdam, meet new people and surely you won’t be bored and find enough things to do and see during all your weekends! And of course, you can travel around!
Where can you travel from Amsterdam? - Well… where to begin - there are too many options!
Travelling within the Netherlands:
- The Hague – 50 min by train and you are in the centre of the Hague – one of the international capitals of UN-institutions and other international organisations. Here you can visit the beach – amazingly beautiful and sandy! You can also visit various international organisations – International Court of Justice, International Criminal Court, International Organisation for Migration and many more!
- Rotterdam – one hour by train and you are here – in the second largest city of the Netherlands and one of the most beautiful examples of modern architecture – Rotterdam! You will see modern buildings combined with the Dutch style, international city with a unique flavour! You will definitely enjoy the day in Rotterdam!
- University cities Leiden and Utrecht – popular small towns which look and feel like Amsterdam.
... and many other places in the Netherlands could be a great plan for a day on the weekend!
Travelling to other countries during the weekends:
- Belgium – 3-4 hours by bus and you are in Brussels! And do not forget about the lovely cities of Bruges, Antwerp or Leuven.
- Germany – take a train and within 2-4 hours you are in Dusseldorf, Cologne or Hamburg.
- France? - Yep! The super-quick train will take you from Amsterdam to Paris in 3 hours and 17 min (it is quite cheap if book in advance)
Travelling at weekends is not included in the course price.
4 weeks: 2 – 29 August 2020 - €1790
2 weeks: 2 – 16 August 2020 or 16 – 29 August 2020 - €1290
The price includes:
- Program (including all the materials)
- Accommodation (shared room for 2)
Tickets to and from The Netherlands are not included in the price.
Prices for Additional Services:
- Transfer from/to the airport (one-way): €50
- Single room: €190 per 2 weeks / €290 per 4 weeks
- Meals (3 times a day): €240 per 2 weeks / €480 per 4 weeks