Young Professional Training

Base! program for Starters

Soft skills are crucial for a kick start to a starters career. Being able to collaborate, deal with feedback and communicate effectively, that is how starters distinguish themselves early in your career. Subject-specific knowledge can be googled quickly, but YouTube does not teach them how to structure arguments clearly. Our Young Professional training program helps starters get from first to second gear!

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Base! program

Career Starters

Soft skills are crucial for a quick start to your career. Being able to collaborate, deal with feedback and communicate effectively, that is how you distinguish yourself early in your career. Subject-specific knowledge can be googled quickly, but YouTube does not teach you how to structure your arguments clearly. Base! helps you get from first to second gear.

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Growth mindset

  • Become aware of one’s own strengths
  • Learn the importance of reflection to recognize areas of improvement
  • Be stimulated to actively try out new things to accelerate personal development

Conscious communication

  • Gain awareness of different levels of communication within a conversation
  • Learn to switch between different levels of communication
  • Practice making progress when a conversation gets stuck, by communicating on the right or a different level

Taking ownership

  • Practice to plan projects in logical steps, milestones and take dependencies into consideration 
  • Assess the optimal role for the stakeholders in projects and involve them accordingly

Actionable communication

  • Learn to structure your message and include a clear call-to-action
  • Practice conveying only key messages needed for impact 
  • Practice to tailor a message to the audience and goal

Time management – prioritizing

  • Understand the concept of urgent vs. important, and how this can impact priorities
  • Practice how to schedule, plan and prioritise

Feedback for growth

  • Learn to use examples of behavior & impact to illustrate feedback
  • Learn how to use critical feedback to modify behavior and practice engaging in constructive discussions
  • Discuss the importance of ongoing (frequent and informal) feedback

Personality profiling

  • Create awareness that there are a variety of personality styles and realize that others may have different preferences
  • Understand one’s own preferred style and the impact it has on communication and working together with others
  • Practice making an effort to accommodate those with other styles and preferences

Time management – protecting your time

  • Find out where you lose time during your workweek
  • Practice different interventions to counter time killers
  • Get into the routine of protecting your own agenda

Commercial sensitivity​

  • Practice explaining in a simple and convincing way what your company does, what makes it special and how it helps clients
  • Learn to spot opportunities and reflect on how to activate them
  • Practice in addressing commercial opportunities with the potential client

The Young Professional training program will give the starters of your organization a solid foundation that will be useful for years to come and with which they can comfortably face the challenges in the working world. We help to make sure that starters become aware of their own strengths and weaknesses, to communicate clearly, and to give and receive feedback. They will learn how to make optimum use of limited time, how to take charge of projects and include others in them, and how to convey ideas in a structured manner.

Number of participants:4 – 12 participants
Program duration:6 months
Training topics:6 different topics you can pick from our training list
(this is our standard, but we are flexible to adjust to your needs)
Classroom sessions:3 hours per topic
Language:English & Dutch
Including:– All materials needed
– Use of online app
– Assessment report at start and end
– Lepaya certificate

Growth mindset

  • Become aware of one’s own strengths
  • Learn the importance of reflection to recognize areas of improvement
  • Be stimulated to actively try out new things to accelerate personal development 

Conscious communication

  • Gain awareness of different levels of communication within a conversation
  • Learn to switch between different levels of communication
  • Practice making progress when a conversation gets stuck, by communicating on the right or a different level

Taking ownership

  • Practice to plan projects in logical steps, milestones and take dependencies into consideration 
  • Assess the optimal role for the stakeholders in projects and involve them accordingly

Actionable communication

  • Learn to structure your message and include a clear call-to-action
  • Practice conveying only key messages needed for impact 
  • Practice to tailor a message to the audience and goal

Time management - prioritizing

  • Understand the concept of urgent vs. important, and how this can impact priorities
  • Practice how to schedule, plan and prioritise

Feedback for growth

  • Learn to use examples of behavior & impact to illustrate feedback
  • Learn how to use critical feedback to modify behavior and practice engaging in constructive discussions
  • Discuss the importance of ongoing (frequent and informal) feedback

Personality profiling

  • Become aware of one’s own strengths
  • Learn the importance of reflection to recognize areas of improvement
  • Be stimulated to actively try out new things to accelerate personal development

Time management - protecting your time

  • Gain awareness of different levels of communication within a conversation
  • Learn to switch between different levels of communication
  • Practice making progress when a conversation gets stuck, by communicating on the right or a different level

Commercial sensitivity​

  • Practice to plan projects in logical steps, milestones and take dependencies into consideration 
  • Assess the optimal role for the stakeholders in projects and involve them accordingly

Young Professional Training Reviews

Bynder - Employee
Bynder - Employee
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Very lively instructions with a lot of practice. Trainer gave individual feedback.
Picnic - Manager
Picnic - Manager
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The training really helped to take communication within my team to the next level and being able to grow as a team.
L'Oréal - Professional
L'Oréal - Professional
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We’ve learned quite a few handy tips and tricks on how to manage time and energy. A lot of things I can share with colleagues.
Bloomon - Manager
Bloomon - Manager
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Feedback For Growth was very good; receptive and credible trainers; helpful practice with real examples.
RTL Nederland - Professional
RTL Nederland - Professional
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Structured storytelling-It’s something everyone does, but not everyone acknowledges. If people would understand more what the levels are they can act on it.

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