Masterclass the Scientist is a Manager!

Are you ready for a management position?

You are Master, PhD or Postdoc in industry who has been working for a couple of years and you are aiming for a managerial positionOur Masterclass will teach you to take charge of your personal development in becoming a manager and take the lead in your own career path 

During the masterclass we have 3 learning objectives for you to work on:  

  • Develop yourself and take the lead 
  • Your role in a team 
  • Manage your team to results (People Management) 

After this Masterclass you have gained practical training and leadership skills using a broad range of soft skills and approaches. You will be able to develop yourself with great confidence to a leadership role and work drive a team to results

The masterclass is an interactive course spread over 3 afternoons in 3 months to make sure you can practice what is taught.  

You as a participant:  

You are currently employed in industry or Academia with a minimum of two years working experience after your promotion or graduation (Master).  

Time investment: 

  • 3 x 5 hours training 
  • hour take home assignments 
  • Peer to Peer discussions 

The trainers: 

Lisette Spoelder is director and owner of People in Science with over 15 years of experience in recruitment. She’s also a trainer with a broad background as a manager in the field.  Joyce Cornelissen is Consultant for People in Science with a background in recruitment and HR management. She has a managerial background and trained managers in the field.  
Veronika Poór is PhD in Chemistry, and experienced in managerial roles outside Academia.


€ 2.500,- (ex. 21% vat), usually refunded by your employer.


  • Day 1: 6 or 20 February 2020*
  • Day 2: 11 or 19 March 2020*
  • Day 3: 8 or 14 April 2020*

* dates subject to change by availability of participants

Registration form

Inquiries via email: or call +31 (0)653 606 027