"Success is succes when it becomes visible."

Works Council two-day training

The target group

Chosen Works Council-members


For the 2-day training, a selection can be made from objectives like:

  • Participants are able to identify their personal profile on bases of MBTI or any other colour profile and to deploy this within the Works Council.
  • Participants have made a personal development plan for coming year.
  • Participants know the role of project-based working within strategic co-participation and how to shape project-based work.
  • Participants are able to identify and apply the basic principles of communication, meeting techniques and to give & receive feedback and to reflect on this.
  • Participants know the basic skills necessary within a Works Council like: Meeting techniques, decision-making, negotiate with the director, exert influence and public speaking.
  • Participants are able to influence networks within the organisation and the power game.
  • Participants have, as a team, taken the next step in team development.
  • Optionally participants have gained knowledge of a specific theme.

Number of participants

Council up to 12 members


2 days and optional support of a number of meetings



  • Optional (see suggestions): 0-measurement based on a PiCompany test (Big 5 combined with 360 degrees talent scan) – people will be scored on those competences important for co-participation.


  • Morning, afternoon and evening:
    • Short trust-exercise – team building
    • Feedback sessions
    • Workshop Meeting techniques and Decision making
    • Workshop Contact, influence, dialogue
    • Workshop Personal impact
    • Workshop Negotiating
    • Fun evening activity, like making coffee (barista workshop) or sushi making etc.
  • Morning and afternoon:
    • Mini college Project management
    • Project definitions and decision making
    • Managing the Works Council/projects/work groups determine mutual ambition and dream
    • Create winning convictions
    • Make work agreements
  • Evaluation


Below you find examples of interventions that can be combined or deployed separately.