How to be assertive

  • Time icon 2 days
  • Price icon €995.00
  • 4-12 participants
  • Learn to communicate assertively and give more effective feedback
  • Increase your decisiveness and visibility within the organisation
  • Stand up for yourself while treating others with respect
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Summary

Stand up for what you believe

Target audience

You have a secondary vocational or university-level education and are looking for basic knowledge and skills to boost your assertiveness. You find it difficult to stand up to dominant behaviour. You know that you have more to offer than what you currently bring to the table, and you want to tap into your potential in your work life.

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Your results after How to be assertive

  • You formulate your opinion decisively
  • You are more visible within your organisation
  • You set boundaries for unacceptable behaviour
  • You provide effective feedback
Program

Content of How to be assertive

The key to assertive communication is to learn by doing. The various exercises in this training teach you to set your boundaries, give effective feedback and deal with tension and self-defeating thoughts. You’ll learn to see difficult situations from a new perspective. This increases your personal effectiveness and makes you more visible within your organisation.

The following subjects are covered: 

  • Making choices based on your values
  • Dealing with self-defeating thoughts
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Making and declining requests
  • Setting boundaries

The online assignments in MijnSN prepare you for the in-person training sessions. During the sessions, you will practise the techniques and learn to apply them to your real-life work situation.

New Heroes

During this training you get access to the online platform New Heroes. You will get to work actively with some assignments from the New Heroes learning trips. You can also continue to work on your own personal strength, communication and leadership skills on your own initiative. Everything at your own pace, wherever and whenever you want. 

Program

Intake

Start and end measurement

This course improves your skills. We can guarantee that. How? Before you start your course, you take a scan. This determines your starting level and helps set the right goals. You receive a personal report. That way, you know exactly where you stand, what you want to accomplish, and how to get there. Your trainer helps you to focus and develop, in order to reach your full potential. After your training is done, you take another scan. This end measurement shows how much you’ve grown, and where you can still develop your skills further.

Program

Course days

The total duration of the training course is 6 weeks. The training course consists of an online kick-off and 2 blocks of 1 day. Your time investment is approximately 2 hours of self study a week: theoretical and practical through the MijnSN learning community.

Block 1 and 2

  • 1 day from 9.30 AM till 5.00 PM
Mentor

Mentor

Real learning starts with the practical application of what you have learned. You will commence several practical assignments within your own organization, selecting a mentor to supervise and stimulate your learning process - before the first meeting. The mentor could be your manager or a (senior) colleague. For more information on the mentor's role please visit www.sn.nl/mentor. After three weeks you will take your experiences in this regard to the next meeting.

Group size

Participants

The maximum group size for the training course is 12 participants.

Certificate

Certificate

On completion of the training course and subject to attendance and active participation, Schouten & Nelissen will award a certificate. Our certificates are highly regarded in the business community.

Dates & Locations

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  • Fri. 11 September 2020
    EINDHOVEN
    Lesson days and times
    • Fri. 11 September 2020
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Fri. 25 September 2020
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Mon. 05 October 2020
    UTRECHT
    Lesson days and times
    • Mon. 05 October 2020
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Mon. 26 October 2020
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Thu. 12 November 2020
    ROTTERDAM
    Lesson days and times
    • Thu. 12 November 2020
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Thu. 26 November 2020
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Wed. 02 December 2020
    AMERSFOORT
    Lesson days and times
    • Wed. 02 December 2020
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Wed. 16 December 2020
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Tue. 12 January 2021
    EINDHOVEN
    Lesson days and times
    • Tue. 12 January 2021
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Tue. 26 January 2021
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Thu. 04 February 2021
    AMSTERDAM
    Lesson days and times
    • Thu. 04 February 2021
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Thu. 18 February 2021
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Fri. 05 March 2021
    UTRECHT
    Lesson days and times
    • Fri. 05 March 2021
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Fri. 19 March 2021
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Mon. 19 April 2021
    ROTTERDAM
    Lesson days and times
    • Mon. 19 April 2021
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Mon. 10 May 2021
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Wed. 26 May 2021
    EINDHOVEN
    Lesson days and times
    • Wed. 26 May 2021
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Wed. 09 June 2021
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Tue. 08 June 2021
    AMSTERDAM
    Lesson days and times
    • Tue. 08 June 2021
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Tue. 22 June 2021
      09:30 - 17:00

    Location
    Volgt zo spoedig mogelijk

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
Investment

Investment

If a course day is given virtually, the facility costs will be canceled.

Training course 

The training course costs € 995,00 (excluding 21% VAT). 

Do you follow the course privately or via a VAT-exempt organization (for example the government, healthcare or financial institution)? We offer you the possibility to pay no VAT over the course that you would like to register for and also over those items that are inextricably connected to this specific course. If you chose for the VAT-exempt option, the investment in your course will be € 1094,50. This option can be selected on the registration form found online, or you can indicate this during your personal registration over the telephone.

Course material

During the course, study material will be used. Additional costs of € 84,95 (excluding VAT) will be charged.

You will receive:

  • Learning environment
  • NewHeroes 6 months license
  • Material package

The package also contains specific material used in this training course, such as: hand-outs, personal license for the learning community and online tests/scans. You will receive 6 months of access to the New Heroes online platform. If you are already in possession of the above literature or for any other reason do not want us to supply the literature, please indicate this in the comments field on the online registration form or during your telephone registration.

Catering and facility costs

Facility costs, coffee/tea and an extensive buffet lunch costs € 140,00 (excluding VAT). If a course day is given virtually, the facility costs will be canceled.

Payment

You will receive an invoice upon receipt of your enrollment form. Please insure payment is settled within 30 days or before start of the training, at the latest.

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