Effective Communication Skills Workshop

📅  Dates:

  • 20 – 25 October 2024

🏷️  Price: € 950


Effective communication is one of the key skills for success in any organization, especially in an international environment! Effective communication skills will help you to have your voice heard, to build good relationships with colleagues and partners.

Join the Effective Communication Skills Workshop! The workshop allows developing your communication skills and be more effective in communicating with other people! Learn how to build arguments, the rules of strong argumentation. Discover how to find the arguments in order to win the debates and lead the groups. Develop effective communication in discussions.

Nowadays, globalization requires an understanding of cultural sensitivity in communication. A part of the workshop will be dedicated to the topic of intercultural communication – how to build the dialogue with people from different countries; what do you need to know communicating with people from other cultures; how to work effectively with foreign partners and more!

Strong communication is the key to an effective partnership with other organizations. Develop your communication skills and be able to find your partners for new projects easier!

The workshop is suitable for professionals who want to improve their communication skills within their organization as well as with external partners. The program is useful for youth employees and trainers as well.

The program is certified – all the participants receive the certificate at the end of the workshop.


The arrival of participants. There are no activities planned for this day. If you arrive early during the day – you are welcome to spend the day for sightseeing or relax at the accommodation.

Learn how to build arguments. What are the key aspects of a strong argument in the discussion? How to win the debate? You will learn some basic rules on how to build strong argumentation in the discussion.

Some of the sessions will be dedicated to public speaking – how to get the attention of the audience while giving a speech. You will learn techniques on how to build the speech to bring the message in the most effective way.

Effective communication within a team is often the key to the success of the project! Develop your teamwork communication skills!

Intercultural communication is an important topic in today’s globalizing world. Some sessions will be dedicated to learning more about intercultural communication – how to build successful relations with your international colleagues and partners. Intercultural sensitivity is a necessary quality for the future leader. Understand better intercultural differences and similarities and be able to build effective relations.

How to build professional relationships with partners? Improve your skills of communication with partners.

You will be introduced to common mistakes during professional communication – what are the common mistakes and how to avoid them?

The departure of participants. There are no activities planned for this day.

Some sessions will be dedicated to Leadership – how to develop leadership skills and become a leader. During the workshop, we will test you to determine your own strengths and weaknesses. 

Travelling after the course

We offer mini-trips with sightseeing to nearby countries after the course. Travelling is offered for an additional fee and includes tickets and one night stay. Click here to learn more. Please let us know in your application form if you are interested.

Accommodation and Meals

All the participants are provided with accommodation in Amsterdam for the whole period of the course. The type of accommodation is a shared room for 2 people. The accommodation in a single room can be arranged for an additional fee – please see the additional services section. Participants have access to the kitchen which they can use. The accommodation is well-connected by public transport with all the tourist places in Amsterdam. During the program, sessions will be conducted in the classroom which is within walking distance from the accommodation. Participants will be provided with a detailed description of the venue and information on how to reach it from the airport.

We offer comfortable accommodation where you can stay during the program and fully enjoy your time in Amsterdam!

Meals (breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks) are included in the price – please see the price section.

Dates and Price

1-week program€ 950

The price includes:

  • Program (including all the materials)
  • Accommodation (shared room for 2)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and coffee-breaks)

Tickets to and from The Netherlands are not included in the price.

  • Transfer from/to the airport (one-way): € 100
  • Single room: € 190 for a 1-week stay


If you want to travel to the Netherlands, you might need a visa. Here you could determine whether you require a visa. Please tick “90 days or less” in the first question. Or just email us and we will advise you.

When you apply to our programs and provide mandatory pre-payment, we provide you with a visa assistance: an official visa invitation letter which is necessary for applying for a visa. Also, we will guide you on the visa process and consult you regarding the documents that you need to prepare for the successful visa application. We will be happy to look through the package of the documents that you will prepare for the visa application, analyze it and help you to prepare all the documents correctly. Usually, visa type required to attend our courses: Short-term business visa. But it would be better to make a double check at your local Consulate / VFS Center.

Step 1

Please go to your local Consulate / VFS website and make an appointment. Sometimes you can make an appointment only 1-2 months in advance. We recommend doing that as soon as possible and then proceed to Step 2.

Step 2

Please learn more about the list of all the required documents (usually, those documents are listed on the website of your local Consulate / VFS. This list also includes visa invitation letter that we send. Usually, we send a visa invitation letter within 1-3 days after receiving the required pre-payment from the applicant.

Step 3

With the full list of documents and completed visa application form, you have to go to the local Consulate/VFS on the appointment day and submit them. The fee for the visa might differ depending on the country where you apply. VFS might also apply an extra charge for their services.

We strongly recommend to check all the documents before the submission and make sure you provide the correct information to the Consulate and in that case, you most probably will receive a visa without any difficulties.

If you have any questions, we would be happy to assist at any stage of your application!


Just click to apply via the website:

Or you could send an email to the following address: netherlandsinstitute@gmail.com

Please indicate the “Effective Communication Skills Workshop” in the subject and provide the following information in the body of the email:

  • Full name
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number
  • Dates of the course
  • The reasons why you would like to join the program and your expectations
  • Other wishes

Good command of English is required to attend the course.

We do not have any age or geographical limits for the applicants. A person of any age from any country is welcome to apply for the program.

Please be aware, that we confirm registration only after the receipt of a guarantee deposit in the amount of at least 50% of the course fee. Please learn more about payment methods here.


In case of any questions regarding the program – feel free to send us an e-mail – or call us + 31 85 401 89 52