At Vlerick, we pride ourselves on our portfolio of insightful, relevant and practical programmes. Our expert faculty and in-depth research keep us ahead of the curve – and we continually review and refine our programmes to make sure they deliver exactly what our participants are looking for.
“The Tomorrowland of academic learning programmes”, is how Frederik Delaplace (CEO of Mediafin) described Take the Lead. And judging by the participants’ reactions – “Greatly inspiring”, “I’m looking forward to it”, “I am ready to get started right away” – the programme began in suitable manner. What was presented to the public? A spectacular digital success story from Belgian soil, a leadership analysis of Facebook's recent change of direction, a lively panel debate and above all: plenty of encouragement to grab the digital bull by the horns.
For the past 18 years, Elke Bossaert has been a manager at Mobiel21, a centre for knowledge development, education and behavioural influence in the field of sustainable and safe mobility. With the support of a social profit grant, Elke took the Executive Development Programme at Vlerick.
Angelo Meuleman is a project director at Taxistop. Under the motto ‘do more with less’, this non-profit organisation develops services which promote a more efficient use of personal items such as cars or houses. With the support of a social profit grant, Angelo took the Executive Development Programme at Vlerick.
Things are going well for the Ghent design and consultancy firm Maat-ontwerpers. The firm got off to a flying start. And in 2017, partner Peter Vanden Abeele was appointed city architect for Ghent. A turning point. Which direction did they want to take the company in? How could they become more professional? To face these challenges, Filip Buyse and Esther Jacobs decided that two of them would follow the SME Challenge programme at Vlerick. The changes they are going through are now giving them renewed energy.