Course Description

2-Day Future Leadership Skills Course (Certificate)

Gain a deeper understanding of the essential skills necessary in becoming an effective leader of the future while at the same time learning the ability to confidently guide your organization through disruptive and dynamic environments. Enhance your Future Leadership capabilities in empowering teams to stay focused, aligned and continuously stimulate bold innovation.

Early Bird Price

€ 1.795,00


2 days



Standard Price

€ 1.795,00


7 hours a day

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About this course

The purpose of the 2-Day Future Leadership Skills course is to transform professionals of all levels into Future Leaders. This will be achieved within 2 days focusing on different aspects connected to Future Leadership Skills, such as Critical Thinking and soft skills (e.g. creativity, empathy and communication skills). We will actively guide you in designing your Personal Action Plan equipping you to effectively implement Future Leadership Skills in your daily working environment.

During the 2 days, you will be working individually and in a team setting in a face to face classroom setting. Our expert Facilitators will guide you in how to develop team-building skills while at the same time highlight the unique knowledge and skill set of each individual participant. We will also challenge you to further develop, explore and reflect on your personal approach and skills.

What you'll learn

The activities during the high-energy course are a balanced mix of theory and practice. Below you find a global outline of the topics that will be addressed during the course.


Understanding the Critical Skills needed towards becoming a Future Leader: perception, resistance and self-reflection.


Understanding the communication patterns of the new generations and developing the ability to adjust your communication skills.


Developing the ability to lead teams in an empathic way, by understanding and valuing the other’s perspectives.

Critical Thinking

Understanding how Future Leaders can effectively engage in problem solving, being both detail-oriented and open-minded.


How to strategically use creativity to evoke innovation? How to spark your creativity and cultivate it within your team?

Personal Action Plan

Put your Personal Action Plan into practice and become a Future Leader with the relevant skill set.

Meet your instructors

You will be guided through the course by our highly experienced Facilitators. They have years of experience in working with Leadership & Innovation in corporate and academic environments.

Adela Cristea

Co-Founder DesignThinkers Academy Eastern Europe

Co-Founder and Facilitator at DT Academy Eastern Europe. She is an experienced business consultant teaching entrepreneurship and leadership within corporate environments.

Jeroen van der Weide

Partner DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam

Jeroen is Partner & Senior Facilitator, facilitating teams and designing creative processes and brainstorm sessions. HE has a MA in Dutch Theatre, Film & Communications

Tim Schuurman

Co-Owner DesignThinkers Academy Amsterdam

Co-owner at DT Academy, has extensive experience in designing and implementing concepts, holding a MBA & MSc in Business and Financial Management.

"The training course with top professionals from the Design Thinking field and the hands-on approach inspired my work as a human-centered design consultant. A wonderful experience."

Alexander Faga, Swisscom


After successful completion of the 2-Day Future Leadership Skills Course, participants are awarded a DesignThinkers Academy Certificate and you can celebrate your achievement of becoming a true Design Thinker. All tools and materials will be available after the course for personal use.


COVID-19 Protocol

At DesignThinkers Academy, we take our social duty very serious when it comes to protecting the health of our valued participants and dear team members. For this reason, participants interested in joining us at our Creative Studio in Amsterdam are more than welcome, if you are able to provide:
A) Digital COVID Certificate (QR code);
B) Proof of a negative PCR-test, within 24 hours of the first day of training;
C) Proof that you recovered from COVID-19 less than 6 months ago.

If a participant cannot comply with the above mentioned requirements, they will not be able to participate in the course. Our goal is to create a safe environment in which we can continuously stimulate creativity and allow all participants and facilitators to feel comfortable.

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