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Bringing your leadership to the next level

  • Be inspired in leadership behaviors beyond the beaten tracks
  • Develop a personal foundation for better decisions
  • Have specific tools to deal proactively with complex situations
  • Increase your intercultural awareness and appreciation

You work in a complex and international environment. You want to understand cultural complexities and build international highperformance teams. You realize that your individual leadership plays a very strong role in the prevention of and response to disasters: whether they are personal, project related, financial or environmental.

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TRAIL is a program, given on two separate occasions. TRAIL is a high impact training package for the international leader. It brings together the most effective tools from nearly 20 open and incompany programs, attended by more than 500 participants from around the world.

Learning at De Baak

We challenge you …
Use your head, heart and hands to develop and grow. Both professionally and personally. We challenge your resilience, agility, connectivity and research capabilities.

… and take your learning to the next level
Your development is always related to the challenges and goals of your organization. From our many years of experience we know which methods work best – and we like to take those methods to the next level.

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Day 1: Foundation

  • Learning objectives and personal goals
  • Values, allergies and dilemma decisions

Day 2: Reactions 

  • TAO principles: take Time, make Agreements, be Observant
  • Time, reptilian reactions and proactive prioritization
  • Communication and change management

Day 3: Collaboration 

  • Agreements, motivation and delegation
  • Open questions and the skill/will prism
  • Observe, feedback, body language and intercultural aspects

Day 4: Team 

  • Team development and intercultural appreciation
  • Intervention and conflict management

Study load
In addition to the scheduled program days, you should take account of an extra study load amounting to approximately 3 to 8% of the full program length. This study load generally consists of homework assignments and/or reflection assignments in preparation for the next module.

Individual application and closing
After completing the training course, you receive a De Baak certificate. This certificate is highly valued in personal leadership development in businesses and organisations, both profit and non-profit.

Free advice
If you want to know which of our programs would best suit your learning objectives or if you have other questions, do not hesitate to contact our program advisors, call +31(0)343-556369 or send an email to advice@debaak.com.

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Our participants

Intercultural (international) leaders, developing leaders, departmental and team leaders and project managers with daily international and other leadership responsibilities who depend on team success, often with 5-25 direct reports and 2+ years of leadership experience.

Intercultural (international) Context
All through the TRAIL program there is an added emphasis on the challenges facing leaders in intercultural (international) organizations. The many challenges and real-life cases bring the participants a unique blend of best practices and applied learnings from intercultural collaborations across nearly all Europe and extending from Asia to the United States.

TRAIL is also available as an incompany program, tailor made for your organization. Please contact us for more information by phone +31(0)343-556369.

Our team


Places available
Limited places available
There is a waiting list. Please contact us on +31 (0)343 55 63 69.
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What people say

  • 90 van 100

    I found the course very informative. The topics were relevant to me and the settings and structure were both excellent. Ulrik was also very engaging and made the exercises fun and interactive.
    I would highly recommend the TRAIL-course to others.

  • 90 van 100

    The training is way above expectation. Ulrik is very professional and perfectly using various technical tools to make it more efficient. I enjoyed every moment of TRAIL!

  • 90 van 100

    Some “Oh yeah”moments together with new insights. Nice group with good mix of practice and theory work.
    Brought at the right moment.

  • 100 van 100

    Really good building blocks to work with in day to day work
    Very good teacher: Ulrik.

  • 90 van 100

    Give options to solve some tricky situations.
    Very relevant to situations for people who come from ‘part of team’ to ‘leader of team’. Had to deal with different cultures; mindset of people from different departments.

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