Management Development Boer & Croon: you get to write your own story
Boer & Croon recruits the most talented people in the Netherlands and prepares them to operate in the Premier League. We have an obligation to ourselves and our clients to do this. Working at the highest level also means constantly brushing up on knowledge and skills. True top managers keep on studying and learning from each other's experiences. Curiosity is a key characteristic of our people. Boer & Croon's Management Development Programme fits in perfectly with this. We spoke with Lidia Drost (Director HR & Talent Management), Sterre de Geus (Young Executive) and Tycho ten Brink (Manager).
Lidia: We have devised the Krauthammer Hero's Journey, a three-year leadership programme aimed at developing talent. Our people have a permanent pool of trainers who monitor their progress. Each participant has their own set of challenges and goals, but the training sessions are done in groups. This way, the talent are able to mirror each other and learn from each other. Our assignments are demanding and you get thrown in at the deep end. We believe that we have the most talented people in the Netherlands at work here, and we try to help them to unleash that talent that they have inside them.
Sterre: During training, intervision and coaching sessions, we are challenged and pushed to get the most out of ourselves. The programme is structured in such a way that fits in well with the assignments that we undertake. We can often put new insights and tools into practice the very next day.