Do business in Dutch

As an expat in the Netherlands, you can get on pretty well with English. But without a knowledge of Dutch, full integration is very difficult. For some jobs, Dutch is a requirement and even if it is not necessary, you will find your work and your private life much easier and more fun if you master Dutch. We help you to read, listen, speak and write Dutch as quickly as possible. We also prepare you for the NT2, the integration exam. Our trainers are highly skilled communication professionals with experience in various business areas, such as healthcare, the legal profession, agriculture, the hotel industry, etc. Whatever your goal, we ensure that you will be able to work successfully in Dutch.

Overview

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At the end of your course

  • you will speak and understand Dutch much better
  • you will be more confident in conversations with Dutch speakers
  • you will be able to present yourself and your company or organisation optimally
  • you will know all about Dutch culture and how you can respond to the differences with your own culture
  • you will be able to communicate, negotiate and collaborate effectively

The following skills will be trained

  • Communicate in Dutch about subjects that are essential for your work
  • Respond correctly during conversations with Dutch professionals
  • Prepare presentations and trade fair presence
  • Listen to conversations
  • Write emails, letters, contracts and proposals in Dutch
  • Acquire knowledge about manners and the Dutch culture
  • Negotiate and close deals in Dutch

 

This is what you will learn 

Whatever your position – director, sales manager, HR manager, engineer, technician, IT specialist, etc.. etc.. – we start at your level. It is important for us to know in advance in which area of industry you work. Each training is unique and is custom developed!

A training starts with the preparation of an elevator pitch in Dutch: who are you, what do you do, what do you have to offer. So the practice starts straight away. After that, we will go into greater depth so that you can speak, listen and respond better and faster during conversations and presentations.

Better writing, application and presentation drafting

Do you want to improve your writing skills or presentation techniques? We can help you with that. Our communication professionals provide training in presenting, applying for jobs and developing your writing style. Do you want to be more confident? After this course with us, you will be all set!

Locations

The courses take place online or at one of our training facilities: Amsterdam, The Hague, Haarlem, Rotterdam, Utrecht.

Training can also be given at your own company premises if preferred.

Types of training

Intensive training

The intensive training course is intended to prepare you for doing business abroad within a few weeks, even as little as one week. This is especially useful if you need to gain language knowledge quickly and thoroughly, for example for a trade show, a presentation or a new position.

Flexibel training

During this training your planning your personal schedule is the driver and we adapt to your needs and availability. We spread the training over a number of days or parts that suit you best, building in enough space to practice and study in the meantime.

Group training

We provide training both in-company and group training at any of our locations. We work with small groups allowing us to monitor individual progress and make adjustments where necessary. Everyone will reach his or her desired level.

Online training

Wherever you are in the world, we can also provide all types of training online. We can meet you seamlessly via Zoom, Teams, Skype or any other application. Individually or in small groups and for all levels.

Further information

More information

Contact

+31 (0) 6 39 83 59 42
Fabienne van Dillen