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Alumnae Program

Our Alumnae Program
 
Klapstoel Academy is excited to introduce our Alumnae Program, designed exclusively for our esteemed Chairmakers. Building on the foundation laid during our original training, this Program aims to further empower our Alumnae by creating sustainable change.
 
The Program consist of Senior Classes,
Peer sessions, One-on-One Coaching and
VrouwMiBos in which you are trained in
'pay it forward', conflict management II, financial independence, 'breaking the glass ceiling', networking, and personal branding.

we bring
the change.

1 Intake Session
6 Senior Classes
2 Peer Sessions
6 One-on-One Coachings
2 Live VrouwMiBos with Seniors
Onboarding box, food and drinks, personal workbook

 
What's in it for you?
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Topic
# 1
 'Pay It Forward'

In fostering a truly inclusive and thriving workplace, it's essential to recognize the importance of women supporting women. Our 'Pay It Forward' topic goes beyond individual success, focusing on how young female professionals can actively contribute to the advancement of their peers at work and at the broader female workforce.

 

Learnings

Equipping you with concrete actions on how you can uplift other women

Understanding how you can pay it forward in your organization

Learning the importance of ‘pay it forward’ and the impact of networking

Become part of a professional community where you can pay it forward and receive the positive effects of it 

Topic overview
Kick-off Session
Connect and reconnect with your fellow Alumnae Chairmakers, with an introduction of the Program

Senior Class 
How to create a ripple effect by learning concrete actions on how to 'pay it forward'

One-on-One

A one-hour coaching session
with one of our Klapstoel Seniors about you!
 
Topic overview
Senior Class 
How to navigate complex conflict

One-on-One

A one-hour coaching session
with one of our Klapstoel Seniors about you!
Topic
# 2
 Conflict Management II

During Conflict Management II, we're taking a deeper dive into the world of conflicts—a vital part of our professional journey. Understanding how behavior and emotions play a role in these situations can be a game-changer. We'll equip you with negotiation skills to navigate even the most complex conflicts with grace. And the best part? You'll get to put these skills into practice in a supportive environment, refining your approach and learning from real-life scenarios. This isn't just about theory; it's about transformational learning that sticks.

 

Learnings

Learning the psychological aspects of conflict

Equip you with negotiation skills to navigate complex conflicts

Growing your professional community in which you can strategize on complex conflict situations

Topic
# 3
 Financial Independance

In our modern society, financial independence is not just a goal but a fundamental aspect of personal empowerment and freedom. Yet, studies consistently show that young women face unique challenges when it comes to building wealth and managing money effectively. Recognizing these disparities, Klapstoel Academy places a strong emphasis on equipping you with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve financial independence. 

 

Learnings

Understanding what financial health means
Knowing how to build wealth and capital

Strategically thinking about how money works for themselves

Become part of a professional community that can help you build and grow wealth

Topic overview
Senior Class 
How does money work and how can you build capital?

One-on-One
A one-hour coaching session
with one of our Klapstoel Seniors about you!


Peer Session
Sharing experiences while discussing past topics with hands-on exercises
Topic overview
Senior Class 
What is your leadership potential and how do you reach the positions you dream of?

One-on-One

A one-hour coaching session 
with one of our Klapstoel Seniors about you!

Live VrouwMibo
Live VrouwMibo with all Alumnae’s, Chairmakers, and Seniors in Utrecht
Topic
# 4
 Breaking the Glass Ceiling

A crucial challenge many women face in their careers. Research shows that breaking the glass ceiling is vital not just for individual women but for businesses and society as a whole. Diverse leadership leads to more innovative ideas, better decision-making, and higher profitability. For women, breaking these barriers means accessing better opportunities, achieving fair compensation, and setting powerful examples for future generations. 

Learnings

Recognize and self-access their own leadership potential, including understanding their strengths, challenges, and leadership style

Learn about the importance of diversity in teams and how to build and lead teams that are inclusive and high-performing

Build confidence about where their career is going Growing their professional community that can help them build their career

Topic
# 5
 Networking & Relationships

We'll guide you through the essentials of expanding your professional circle, both inside and outside your organization. Learn the secrets to not just building, but also maintaining a network that lasts and works for you. We'll equip you with practical strategies for authentic relationship building, ensuring you create a supportive professional community that's all about mutual growth. Ready to start building connections that matter?

 

Learnings

How to comfortably build their network internally

and externally

Learn how to maintain their network

Know network strategies for long-term relationship building

Growing their professional community in which they can learn and grow their network

Topic overview
Senior Class 
How to network and maintain the internal and external relationships you need to succeed?

One-on-One
A one-hour coaching session
with one of our Klapstoel Seniors about you!

 
Topic overview
Senior Class 
The positive effects of personal branding and how to build and maintain your brand

One-on-One

A one-hour coaching session 
with one of our Klapstoel Seniors about you!

Peer Session
Sharing experiences while discussing past topics with hands-on exercises

Live Event
Closing event to celebrate the Program during a special dinner together
Topic
# 6
 Personal Branding

This topic focuses on your journey of defining and refining your unique professional identity. We delve into the essence of personal branding, illustrating its importance in today’s business world. It guides you on how to authentically realize your personal brand in a manner that feels natural and aligned with your essence. Beyond understanding the concept, you'll learn the benefits of a well-crafted personal brand and acquire the tools to build and maintain yours over time. 

Learnings

Understand the importance of personal branding Learning about the positive effects of personal branding

How to build and maintain their personal brand Growing their professional community in which

they can amplify each others visibility and support female brands

So, are you ready to take a seat at the table
once again? 

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