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Programme in People Leadership

Develop your knowledge, know-how and interpersonal skills in your 3 roles as a people leader: leader, manager and coach.
Solvay Brussels School
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 42, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
4 days + 3 to 5 digital sessions
October > December
1 day every 2 weeks and 1 hour online every week.
€ 3.000 VAT Excl.
Regions' Subsidies
Registration deadline: 30/09/2021 | Programme start: 06/10/2021

Who is the programme aimed at?


Team leaders who wish to evaluate and reflect on their people leader habits and practices; future team leaders who wish to learn the fundamentals of people management.

Key admissions criteria

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience
  • Responsabilité d'équipe formelle ou informelle (manager, chef de projet, coach interne, etc.)

Your benefits

This short programme is practice-oriented, based on the challenges and real-life experiences of the participants. Participants will acquire the necessary frameworks to formalise their approaches to people management.

A journey to understand and adjust your posture in your 3 roles of manager, leader and coach, and thus increase your impact on your team and through them on your results.

Develop your knowledge, know-how and interpersonal skills in your 3 people leader roles: leader, manager and coach.

The programme emphasises interaction among participants and with trainers. They will allow you to enrich your own vision, exchange with specialists and other business leaders, and expand your network. 

The Programme

This short programme, in small groups of up to 15 people, focuses on the practice, challenges and real-life experiences of participants. The programme consists of 4 sprints of 2 weeks each. In each sprint, participants will go through the following steps:

  1. Theoretical concepts: video clips and readings will allow participants to familiarise themselves with the concepts and frameworks used prior to the face-to-face sessions;
  2. Exercises and role-playing during the days in the classroom;
  3. Practice in your team or professional context;
  4. Personal development through journaling, circle coaching and online supervision.

Your Learning Path

Discover the 5 modules of the programme. A virtual closing session will also be scheduled at a later date.

1 . My role as a leader

Understand my "Why" and inspire my team's "Why".

2 . My role as a manager

Define, adapt and lead the "How".

3 . My role as a coach

Accompanying the "What" and developing talent.

4 . The relationship

The foundations of a high-performing team and a lasting commitment.

5 . Energy and rythm

The basics of self-management.


Valérie Vangeel
People Mantra
Leadership Practice Leader Solvay Executive Education

Academic Director

Danny Sandra
NIKETI | Conscious Transformation & Change


In our role as people manager, we have an impact on almost every aspect of our team members' working lives. It is therefore essential to be aware of this impact and to understand how we can optimise it.
Valérie Vangeel
Academic Director

Any questions?

Programme Manager
Vincent Degardin

Brussels SMEs can, under certain conditions, benefit from regional aid of up to 50% of the registration fees. More information.

SMEs located in Flanders can also, under certain conditions, benefit from regional aid of up to 40% of the registration fees. More information.