At a glance

In Short

  • From an experienced lawyer to a trusted business advisor at CEO level
  • A top-notch academic week
  • Highly respected professors from renowned universities
  • International oriented
  • The power of teamwork and exchanging ideas with peers
  • Superior location with all-in hospitality guarantees 100% dedication

The main topics of the GCEP

The main topics of the General Counsel Executive Program are:

  • C-Suite strategic management & risk management
  • Corporate governance; a strategic perspective
  • Reputation management & communication
  • Legal operations & legal tech
  • Effective leadership

Each topic will take a full and intensive day and is lead by a distinguished visiting Professor of a leading International oriented University.

International perspectives from experienced faculty

The Program has a strong international focus, and includes cases and course topics about international management and the strategic management of internationally oriented enterprises. Its diversity is also reflected by the Program’s instructors, who are leading researchers and experienced executive educators with international backgrounds.

Executive-level management challenge

The Program offers academic training and strategic management knowledge that cannot be obtained through experience alone. It is a valuable opportunity for GC to understand, experience, and acquire the management styles applied in different legal and business environments. It also helps participants develop a strategic vision, analytical skills, and a pragmatic approach as a GC.

Extensive networking opportunities

Participants can use the Program to extend their network with high-calibre professionals. The General Counsel Executive Program Faculty will organise high-level alumni activities to maintain these relationships after completing the Program.

Challenges GCs to think beyond their traditional roles
The GCEP is taking up the challenge to develop the General Counsels of the future, preparing them for an expanded, value-adding role in the businesses that they support. The program contains some thought provoking content and challenges GCs to think beyond their traditional roles in organisations. – Schlumberger, Kevin van Tonder, General Counsel Legal Shared Services

Real added value for your daily work
Real added value for your daily work. Good balance between intensity, fun and content!Unique to spend a week among peers and discuss relevant topics. – Engie The Netherlands, Michiel van Zijl, General Counsel, Member Executive Committee

A powerful and inspiring week
The GCEP 2018 was a powerful and inspiring week. An excellent mixture of a solid educational program with expert speakers on relevant topics and interaction between peers providing a platform to share day to day challenges and best practices – LeasePlan Corporation, Liza Hoesbergen, General Counsel & Director Group Legal