People Skills

Start Smart Programme

Start Smart Programme


(In-Company) Classroom


7 days (over 2 years)




English & Dutch

The Start Smart programme will kickstart your career. In only two years you will learn people skills that might otherwise take you ten years to master.

Course objectives

You’ll start your track with a weekend get-away with your peers. Being away from the day-to-day will allow you to really let the knowledge sink in, while also giving you time to reflect and build deep connections. After the Start Smart Weekend, look forward to sharpening your Time Management skills.

At the end of the two years, we go out with a bang. During the Innovation Hackathon, you’ll get to put all the skills you’ve learned into practice. Combine your training package with coaching by our ICF certified coaches to enable you to further apply your learnings. Or opt for a combination with our industry-leading content training. If you are interested in receiving an offer for a bespoke learning journey, reach out to us.

Course outline

Start Smart weekend

  • How to optimally leverage your Start Smart programme
  • Self-awareness with Insights Discovery®
  • Outdoor experience – feedback & communication skills

Time Management

Innovation Hackathon



4.8 (out of 5)
“Compliments for the organisation of the entire course, your enthusiasm, the lunch, all the goodies available throughout the day, and the right mix with guest lecturers.”
4.6 (out of 5)
“I’ve learned a lot; I already notice a difference in my work with my new knowledge.“


Everything you need to know

  • When: On request
  • Where: On request
  • Duration: 54 hours over 2 years
  • Price: On request
  • For whom: Young graduates with 0-2 years of working experience
  • Prerequisites: Insights Discovery profile (provided)
  • Certification: Not applicable
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