From family business to international expert

WHERE IT ALL STARTED…

1974

The idea was born. Jan Schouten defends his thesis "Freedom in Working".

1980

The idea becomes a plan. Jan Schouten gives assertiveness training on Dutch
television, giving birth to Schouten & Nelissen.

1992

The founding of publishing house Thema

1997

Nowe Motywacje & Schouten & Nelissen join forces.

2004

Schouten & Nelissen goes international with the establishment of Schouten
Global.

2006

Schouten University is set up. Master’s courses, coaching and training courses are added to the offer.

2007

Schouten & Nelissen started researching employee satisfaction and loyalty within organizations.

2007

The founding of Schouten China.

2016

The founding of New Heroes. Online learning for everyone.

2019

The founding of Archipel. The independent learning platform.

2021 - March

The founding of Competence. The focus shifts to internationally accredited training courses.

2021 - April

The founding of Realise. Tests & Scans get more focus and attention.

2021 - September

The establishment of New Dawn makes coaching more accessible for the entire Dutch working population.

2022 - January

Schouten Global becomes Relevance. Developing and learning at a fast pace: scalable, for everyone and everywhere.

2023 - January

Schouten & Nelissen University of Applied Sciences becomes SUAS. From now on you can visit SUAS.nl for the best education, training and coaching.

2023 - January

IXLY & Schouten & Nelissen join forces.

2023

Eskk & Schouten & Nelissen join forces.

2100

Where are we going together?

Our mission

People are stronger in their personal and professional lives when they are courageous and moving forward. That is why we emphasize training hard and soft skills for individuals, teams and organizations. We always take a personal approach and set very high standards for the quality of our work.

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