TIAS In-company Programs - already number 1 for six years according to the Financial Times

TIAS is the best business school in the Netherlands in the Customized Ranking 2017 of the Financial Times. It is the sixth consecutive year that TIAS has attained this number 1 position.

What makes TIAS In-company Training unique?


The five reasons to select TIAS In-company Training:

  1. Our personal attention for realizing your strategic ambitions with the best custom program. Customer valuation: for six years in succession now, FT's number one in custom In-company training programs
  2. Our variation in learning formats and teaching methods with which we involve the head, heart and hands (blended learning, games, business projects, team coaching, social activities)
  3. Our international platform and network. For open and custom programs, we work together with leading international institutions and faculties worldwide (Berkeley, Harvard, Cambridge, Insead). TIAS has branches in Tilburg, Utrecht, Taipei and Beijing.
  4. Our passionate academic faculty with practical experience. The newest academic insights from applied research are used for In-company Training Programs.
  5. Our business & society footprint in programs. At TIAS School for Business & Society, we work from the principle that economic success and societal progress go hand in hand. 


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What can TIAS In-company mean for your company?

  • Are you poised between innovation and operational excellence?
  • Is your organization ready for an ever-changing world?
  • How do you activate your people in the change process and what does that demand of your style of leadership?
  • How does your organization deal with the increasing complexity of the playing field

TIAS In-company ensures that your organization is and remains relevant for your markets, customers and other stakeholders. We map your ambitions and translate them from an academic context into a practically applicable custom program with an impact on business & society. TIAS takes care of everything during the entire process.

Our approach: “At TIAS we design with the end in mind”

The learning and development consultant will investigate your development need from a critical and inquisitive outside-in angle. Our customers value how we integrate development issues in strategy, organization, leadership, change management and personal development into a custom program. To create a maximum impact for both the organization and the individual participant, our groups have no more than 25 participants.

Make your acquaintance with the In-company approach in the TIAS Experience.


The TIAS Experience is a good example of our approach. We create an open atmosphere for learning and networking. The TIAS Experience is a unique platform for our professors, who make applicable to senior (HR) leaders academic knowledge from research and open and In-company programs. Participants and guests add value by sharing their insights and experiences. The TIAS Experience is organized twice a year at TIAS in Utrecht. 

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Program: Rabo Management Program

Context: The provision of services in the banking sector is rapidly becoming more virtual. Personal customer contact moments are becoming more scarce and therefore increasingly more decisive. The employee makes the difference in this context.

Target group: Rabobank managers (intermediate level)

Impact: The objective of the Rabo Management Program is the personal development of managers and to take the bank as a whole a step forwards. The program provides an insight into the most significant Rabobank strategic topics and improves leadership competences.



Program: (International) Finance business partner program

Context: The world around us is rapidly changing including financial laws and regulations. This program is designed as a tool to bring new financial insights within the organization. Moreover, finance roles are increasingly requiring a wider range of skills beyond the foundation of professionally qualified and technically competent members. With this program business partner skills are further developed.

Target group: International finance professionals

Impact: Make the transition from finance professional to become finance business partner.



Program: BDO Consulting Academy

Context: Market developments demand a new vision on the adviser's role.

Target group: Partners, advisers and young professionals within various disciplines at BDO

Impact: to obtain new knowledge of different topics, to obtain an insight in concepts and models and to work on skills and behavioral changes.



Program: Leadership & Transformation Journey

Context: The Radboud UMC's mission is to offer innovative, sustainable and affordable care and it has the ambition to employ this for a significant impact on health care.

Target group: Managers and department heads

Impact: The program is designed like a journey and supports managers at the Radboud UMC. This enables them to develop a vision and method from their multidisciplinary perspectives for issues that demand an integral approach.



Program: High Performing Business Partner 

Context: Digital transformation and Innovation are high on the Randstad strategic agenda. Randstad’s ambition is to continue to excel in its existing businesses (exploitation) and to transform itself into an organization where the concept of Tech & Touch (technology with the human factor) is truly integrated (exploration). 

Target Group: Mid to senior level functional experts in the field of Finance, Marketing, Legal, IT and HR

Impact: The program aims to support and accelerate Randstad’s transformation by developing functional experts into high performing business partners.


KvK (Chamber of Commerce)

Program: TopTalent

Context: The Chamber of Commerce has as mission statement: ‘Making life for entrepreneurs easier with useful information.’ The CofC would like to realize this vision together with the staff. In the TopTalent program, we strengthen the development and innovative power of a group of CofC staff enabling them to give the vision more substance in daily practice.

Target group: Chamber of Commerce staff

Impact: The staff members increase the user base for the strategy, they implement the strategy with more clout and through their personal development, passion and engagement, they are able to exert a greater influence inside and outside the own organization resulting in more reach, higher valuation and more turnover.


Aedes / MKW

Program: Corporate Manager Course New Style

Context: The real estate sector is changing fast. For housing cooperatives, this means that the roles and responsibilities of both directors and supervisors will come under close scrutiny and that the performance quality of these roles is of great importance.

Target group: Members of the Aedes/MKW platform (Aedes/MKW managers, the MT or directors of housing cooperatives).

Impact: A course combining knowledge and personal development. In this way, the course intends to support the transition of management ‘under fire’ (parliamentary inquiry) to leadership with (much more) eye for the own, internal organization and external, societal stakeholders.



Program: Fit for the future

Context: The world of finance is undergoing profound changes. Disruptive innovations as blockchain and new entrants are posing a serious threat to long standing financial institutions and their business models. Service providers to these institutions such as Allevo need to consider their strategy in order to survive and generate new business.

Target group: Allevo management and senior employees.

Impact: The program revolves around strategy development. It provides senior managers and employees with a solid understanding of a comprehensive strategy framework. By applying these concepts to their own ‘company case’, they work towards a new viable company strategy.



Program: International Executive Development Program

Target group: Business- and group managers (worldwide)

Context: In a world of disruptive technologies, fluctuating economies, reforming governments, climate change, transforming customer preferences and dynamic competition, it is not a question of whether an organization should change, but when, where, how and in what direction they must change. A senior leader with RoyalHaskoningDHV should have the responsibility and ability to take the lead in this transformation journey, to define the rules of the game, role model new behavior and secure the success of Royal HaskoningDHV, now and in the future.

Impact: The program is designed to contribute to making a step change in responsibility for strategic change, organizational leadership and strategic renewal.



Program: SHV Prelude Leadership Program (international)

Context: A leadership program for talented young professionals at SHV worldwide (Both SHV Holdings as well as from the holdings Makro, SHV Energy, Nutreco, Mammoet, ERIKS, NPM Capital and Dyas).

Target group: Young top talent SHV groups

Impact: The development of introspection, leadership competences and coaching skills for a future senior position within SHV. The development of a network within the different countries and holdings of SHV.


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Petra Mouthaan
Petra Mouthaan
Manager Corporate Relations
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