International Masterclass Learning & Development Leadership

In short

  • Breukelen, Madrid
  • May 27 2019
  • 2 x 3 days (as part of a full blended 6 month learning program)
  • 6 days
  • English
  • € 8,950

International Masterclass Learning & Development Leadership

Businesses and learning and development (L&D) executives expect corporate learning to change significantly — both the capabilities imparted and in the development of the new agility required to match the faster pace of business. Additionally, recent research from the fields of neuroscience, development psychology and andragogy (the theory and practice of adult learning) provide L&D professionals with invaluable insights on how organizations can be more effective and efficient in developing their people.

This masterclass has a maximum number of 30 participants.


  • Evidence and practice based
  • Small group (maximum 30 people)
  • Learning journey with optimal blended experience


The speakers of this International Masterclass Learning and Development Leadership are:

  • Dr. Jacqueline Brassey - Senior expert partner learning and development, senior partner portfolio, and client advisor McKinsey & Company. Assistant Professor Tilburg University; Co-founder of The Confidence Project”. Supervisory Board Member at Save The Children.
  • Jan Rijken MSc - Director of the CrossKnowledge Learning Institute. Former Chief Learning Officer for KMPG, ABN AMRO, Mercedes-Benz and SHV. Member of Supervisory Board CEDEO.
  • Eileen M. Rogers - Founder and CEO LeadershipSigma, experienced global leader, having served as Global Director, Talent and Leadership Excellence, Deloitte, and visiting faculty of various business schools. International traveler, Eileen lives in the USA.
  • Prof. dr. Nick van Dam - academic director, Chair Corporate Learning & Development at Nyenrode Business Universiteit and Professor Learning, Talent & Leadership at IE University in Madrid.

    Global Chief Learning Officer and Client Advisor for McKinsey & Company. Visiting professor and board member of the UPenn Executive Doctorate Chief Learning Officer program. Founder the e-Learning for Kids Foundation.

What are you going to do?

This masterclass delivers the expertise, skills, and mindsets you need to refresh your approach to building people capabilities and to support the innovation and transformation of the L&D strategy and function. The program has a very unique and blended design which combines: social learning, digital learning, immersive classroom experiences, coaching from chief learning officers, and on-the-job assignments. The tools, skills and experiences that you will acquire are reality-based, so you will be able to immediately apply them in your organization.

Admission and application

The masterclass is targeted for senior professionals with experience in learning and development, human resources, or organizational development. This includes people who:

  • Serve in learning and development, talent or human resources development roles.
  • Work in leading roles for learning services providers.
  • Provide learning and development advisory services/consulting.

Participants of this masterclass are focused on supporting the innovation of people development practices and some of them have the ambition to become future executive learning and development leader / Chief Learning Officer.


The program consists of 2 modules and starts at 27 May 2019 in Amsterdam/Breukelen. The second module will be in Madrid/Segovia from the 18th until the 20th of September 2019.

Please note that before the physical start of module 1, there will be 3 webinars:

  • May 6: 17.00 - 18.00 Program Introduction 
  • May 13: 17.00- 18.00 Personal Challenge 
  • May 20: 17.00 - 18.00 Talent Management

The program content reflects the different stages of the McKinsey Learning and Development Academies strategy framework.

What are the costs?

The special program fee is € 8,950 per person. This includes: tuition; materials; use of our digital learning platform; executive coaching; participation in virtual classroom sessions; accomodation and catering.

After completion of the masterclass you will receive a valuable certificate of participation and completion from Nyenrode Business Universiteit.