Works Council Courses

Human in Progress Academy - Training courses for Works Councils in the Netherlands.

Works Council Courses

Looking to improve your Works Council performance and Dutch Works Councils Act knowledge?

Join our online or onsite tailor-made training. We offer training courses and masterclasses on a wide range of Works Council related subjects.




Works Council Start (Elections)

For: Preparatory Committee, CEOs, General Managers and HR Professionals.

Learn more about how to establish the Works Council in regard to the election process, mandatory steps, stakeholders, practical information and communication.


Masterclass Works Councils Act

For: Works Council members, CEOs, General Managers and HR Professionals.

Gain knowledge of the Works Councils Act principles. Receive guidance on compliance how to apply the Works Councils Act in practice.



Works Council Fundamentals

For: Works Council members, CEOs, General Managers, MT members and HR Professionals.

Become familiar with the rights and authority of the Works Council. Receive guidance and templates for building a strong team and great partnership.




Works Council Fundamentals Ways of Working

For: Works Council members, CEOs, General Managers, and HR Professionals.

Joint course for the Works Council and Entrepreneur to agree on a transparent way of working. It highlights the agreements such as the agenda, covenant, Works Council/ Entrepreneur monthly topics, consultation process, communication and sharing of best practices will reflect success.




Works Council Fundamentals & Communication

For: Works Council members

Advanced level course on behavioural and communication styles and the fundamental rights of the Works Council. Receive examples of communication methods and channels. Apply the experience and create a Works Council communication strategy.



Works Council Evolution

For: Works Council members

Enhance the collaboration within the Works Council and evaluate the Works Council's progress. Receive real-time solutions and tools to gather constructive feedback, and improvements. Make plans for growth and Works Council development.




Instructor-Led Training (ILT): practical case studies, masterclasses and lectures.

The trainers pool consists of professionals, HRM consultants, entrepreneurs and employee representatives of Works Councils in the Netherlands. They have more than 10 years of experience working in an international environment with multicultural groups.

The courses at the Human in Progress Academy are:

  1. Results-based driven providing impactful tangible experiences.
  2. Hands-on instructor Led Training (ILT) through case studies and interactive discussions.
  3. Frequently reviewed and thus comply with laws and market practices.



 Expand your knowledge in employee participation and the main principles of the Dutch Works Councils Act.





Benefit from over 15 years of wisdom from experts with business and practices in depth expertise.



Maximise Works Council performance, regardless of your job level. All courses are customised to your needs and skills.






Works Council Consulting

Today’s Works Council landscape rapidly evolves and it is therefore more important than ever to have a trusted partner on your side.

Receive advice on strategy, organisational redesign, employment law and Works Council consultation process.

You will benefit from guidance on operational Works Council matters to senior-level strategic advice.

The design of the tailor-made Works Council course starts with a free consultation.
We discuss your needs, skills and the level of knowledge of the Works Council participants.