International Masterclass Learning & Development Leadership

In short

  • Breukelen, Madrid - Spain
  • April 14 2020
  • 2 x 3.5 days (as part of a full blended 6 month learning program)
  • 7 days
  • English
  • € 9,500

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.

  • Evidence and practice based
  • Small group
  • Learning journey with optimal blended experience


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

  • Dr. Jacqueline Brassey - Director of Enduring Priorities learning at McKinsey & Company, academic Researcher at VU Amsterdam, Co-founder of The Confidence Project”, Supervisory Board Member at Save The Children, Adjunct Professor and member of the Center for Corporate Learning Innovation at IE University.
  • 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.
  • 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 of building the capabilities of people 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 aims at 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 L&D solutions 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.


Time schedule edition 2020:

  • Virtual start: 14th of April 2020
  • Module 1:  Nyenrode Castle Breukelen:  25th, 26th, 27th and 28th of May 2020. End of program in the evening of the28th of May 2020
  • Module 2:  Segovia: 29th, 30th of September and 1st and 2nd,  of October 2020. Departure from Segovia in the morning of October 3rd.

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

Please note that once you have registered for the International Masterclass Learning and Development Leadership, it is only possible to cancel free of charge up to 4 weeks before the start of the masterclass. After that date a 30 % cancellation fee applies. A cancellation must always be in writing by email.


After registration, your personal details will be kept at Nyenrode Business Universiteit and will only be shared with IE Business School for educational purposes. Nyenrode will use your data for participant lists, group formats, etc. Nyenrode will also use your data to transmit information and/or for special offers on our education programs. If you do not want Nyenrode to do this, please inform us and we will deactivate your data.

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What are the costs?

The special program fee is € 9,500 per person. This includes: 2 x 3,5 days residential, 7 hotel nights, tuition, materials, use of our digital learning platform, executive coaching, participation in virtual classroom sessions and catering.

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