EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM: Lead With Courage

You are a young professional looking to improve your leadership skills to gain confidence as a leader.

EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM: Lead With Courage

You are a young professional looking to improve your leadership skills to gain confidence as a leader.

EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM: Lead With Courage

emerging leaders program

It’s finally your time to lead. Maybe you’ve been promoted, maybe you’ve started a new job, maybe you’ve been given a chance on a big project.

But, like many young professionals who are hitting new heights, you’re seeking the right tools to excel. You want to find your voice, lead with authority, and stop holding back.

It’s the right time to take part in EMERGE: Lead With Courage.

Our six-week, online program will develop your leadership and management skills, so you can become the leader you’ve always wanted to be.

What will you get out of this program?

Who is this program for?

Program Journey

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Week 1 & 2

Who you are

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Explore your strengths, passions, and values to discover how you show up as a leader. Learn about your limiting beliefs and determine your areas for growth.

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Week 3 & 4

How you manage

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Discover the impact you have on your team. Learn how empathic listening can create psychological safety, and explore how to create a learning culture within your team by giving and receiving feedback.

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Week 5 & 6

How you lead

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Learn how to express your own needs and understand the needs of others in order to manage healthy conflict within your team. Practically apply the skills you’ve learned in order to influence the larger system and support your team to be the best they can be.

What our participants say

Dushica Naumovska is a participant from Class 2 of the EMERGE program. Watch the video to learn more about why she decided to join the program, what impact the program had on her leadership, and how the program vanquished her initial skepticism of the online format.

Program Dates & Deadlines

Class 7

starting 25 October

Week 1: October 25 & October 28*

Week 2: November 1 & November 4*

Week 3: November 8 & November 11*

Week 4: November 15 & November 18*

Week 5: November 22 & November 25*

Week 6: November 29 & December 2*

Application deadline: October 17, 2021

*These live sessions will take place on Mondays from 17:00-19:00 CET and on Thursdays from 17:00-18:30 CET.

30 days left to join

Class 8

starting 14 February

Week 1: February 14 & February 17*

Week 2: February 21 & February 24*

Week 3: February 28 & March 3*

Week 4: March 7 & March 10*

Week 5: March 14 & March 17*

Week 6: March 21 & March 24*

Application deadline: February 6, 2022

*These live sessions will take place on Mondays from 17:00-19:00 CET and on Thursdays from 17:00-18:30 CET.

142 days left to join

Class 9

starting 11 April

Week 1: April 11 & April 14*

Week 2: April 19 & April 21*

Week 3: April 25 & April 28*

Week 4: May 2 & May 5*

Week 5: May 9 & May 12*

Week 6: May 16 & May 19*

Application deadline: April 3, 2022

*These live sessions will take place on Mondays from 17:00-19:00 CEST (except for Week 2 due to Easter Monday) and on Thursdays from 17:00-18:30 CEST.

198 days left to join

Pricing

emerging leaders program

The value of leadership coaching

THNK’s leadership coaching is designed to help you dive deep into your unique leadership style and discover your strengths and areas for growth. These sessions are designed to work in tandem with your journey in the EMERGE program to further accelerate your leadership development.

We strongly believe in the power of leadership coaching. This is why participants are welcome to sign up for continuous coaching – even after nine sessions – to support you in your progress.

Learn more about EMERGE Leadership Coaching >>>

How to apply

emerging leaders program

Download the program brochure



Contact Us

Got questions? Feel free to get in touch with us.
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FAQs

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FAQs | EMERGE

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Who can sign up for EMERGE: Lead With Courage?

EMERGE is for young professionals between the ages of 25 and 39. Participants should have at least five years of work experience and preferably entering their first (or second) leadership role. We welcome purpose-driven individuals from diverse sectors and backgrounds who are looking to make a societal impact.

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How many people are in each class?

We expect to have 25-30 participants in each class. We use a social learning platform to connect all participants online, and you will be paired with a buddy for peer coaching throughout the program. You will also work in small groups during the live sessions.

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What is the application process?

To apply for the program, please download the program brochure first and review the full details of the program. You can then apply for the program by filling out the application form via the link in our brochure. We will notify you within one week if you have been accepted into the program, at which point you’ll receive a payment link via email. Complete your payment and then you’re in!

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What is the time commitment?

You can expect to spend around six hours per week on program activities. Each week will feature two live, interactive sessions (via Zoom), a weekly mission (~1 hour to complete), and some smaller reading assignments and journaling prompts.

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Is this course self-paced?

No. Due to the interactive nature of our programming, it is necessary that you attend the live sessions in order to complete the program. We do not post any coursework ahead of schedule.

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Where will the course take place?

This course is fully online! You can join from your home, office, or anywhere you feel comfortable.

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Is the program accredited?

THNK is proud to be a non-accredited institution. We are constantly updating our curriculum to reflect trends, new practices, and feedback from our participants. We promise: no exams, no lectures, and no textbook.

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How much does the program cost?

EMERGE costs €1,650 excluding VAT. We also offer coaching upgrades if you would like to add coaching sessions with one of our amazing leadership coaches.

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What is VAT and when is it applicable?

As a company registered and providing education services in the Netherlands, THNK School of Creative Leadership acts in accordance with Dutch tax legislation and in principle should charge VAT. The Dutch standard VAT rate is 21%.

 

Individuals: If you purchase THNK services as an individual, VAT is always applicable. If your residence is outside of the European Union, we encourage you to check the tax legislation of your country of residence for options to claim back the amount of VAT paid for services in the EU.

 

Businesses: If the company paying for your tuition is registered in the Netherlands, VAT is applicable, however, the company will be able to deduct it when filing their VAT tax return. If the organization is registered for tax purposes outside of the Netherlands, we require proof that VAT/Tax ID is issued outside of the Netherlands. In this case, VAT is not applicable. Exceptions where VAT applies are foundations, body governments, and any organization which is not part of the VAT/Sales Tax/GST traffic. Please enclose a Certificate of Registration/official document from your Chamber of Commerce for registration.

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If I choose a coaching upgrade, can I pick my own coach?

Yes! If you select the coaching upgrade, we will reach out to you directly to help link you up with a coach. You can check out the profiles of our coaches here.

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How do I pay?

Once your application has been approved, you will receive an email with a secure link to pay online.

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When are the live sessions held?

The live sessions will be held on Mondays (2 hours) and Thursdays (90 minutes) starting at 17:00 CET.

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What language do we speak in the course?

All of our programs and course materials are in English.

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Will I get a certificate of completion?

Yes! We’ll give you a shiny (digital!) course certificate, as well as a link to add the certificate to your LinkedIn profile.

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Can my company sponsor me?

Yes! All potential candidates may request sponsorship from their company. In fact, we recommend this as your employer will benefit directly from your participation at THNK!

 

Need help approaching your boss? Just contact us for advice and helpful materials.

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Are tax refunds available for tuition?

Yes, tax refunds are applicable to certain countries where governments offer a refund for education. To learn more, contact us.

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What is your cancellation policy?

Once you have paid and secured your spot in the program, you cannot cancel or postpone your participation.