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The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber welcomes the participants of the Mentorship Program 2020-2021 to Meet Up IV.

 

When: April 22, 2021
Time: 18.30 – 20.15


Venue:
Webinar Zoom


Theme: Personal development and growth

Hendrik Jan Guitink

 

Guest Speaker: Niels Thijssen
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Program

In this session we will be joined by Niels Thijssen, one of Hendrik Jans associated partners. Nils is young talented Leadership consultant with a background as an international hockey coach.  Niels was the national coach of the Belgium ladies team who have climbed up the world ranking during his leadership. Since early this year his is part of Hendrik Jan Guitink s team at AIMS.

 

At our Meetup on April 22 Niels will present what personal development/growth can be, using the elite sport as an analogy. He has witnessed from his own experience what it means to try and reach the top of your passion, what it takes to grow and develop.

We will extrapolate that in our Meetup and work on this together in breakout sessions.

 

 

Next Meet up:

June 10, 2021
18.30 – 21.00
Venue Swedish Chamber of Commerce Amsterdam
Recruitment strategies
Hendrik Jan Guitink
Guest Speaker: Tba

At this final meeting we will also  evaluate on personal lessons learned and you  will receive a certificate for accomplishing the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2020-2021.

 

 

This webinar is a part of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Young Professionals Mentorship Program 2020-2021 and open for Mentors and Mentees of this program only. Next Mentorship Program will start fall 2021. Welcome to send an emai to events@swedishchamber.nl for more information.

 

 

 

 

About Hendrik Jan Guitink, Managing Partner of AIMS International Netherlands B.V. , member of AIMS International, a global leader in Executive Search and Leadership Consulting

“My name is Hendrik Jan Guitink, I am the Managing Partner of AIMS International Netherlands B.V., member of AIMS International, a global leader in Executive Search and Leadership Consulting with offices in over 50 countries. We Find&Grow Your Leaders. Within our Talent Management Practice, coaching and mentoring are two aspects that we specialize in as part of Leadership Development Programs or for individual cases. Having been a Mentor within this program for the past 2 years and being a professional business coach and trainer, I am very excited to take on the challenge. As Mentor, I have had the privilege to partner with 2 very bright and ambitious young professionals. I think I can say that both the mentees and I learned a lot from each other.

I am married to a Swedish beauty and also have a very strong business relationship with our AIMS partner in Sweden, delivering our services to our mutual clients.  Hence the membership of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce.

The ambition for the Mentorship Program is to give young professionals the opportunity to connect with a senior business executive outside of his or her direct environment. Giving the participants access to guidance in issues concerning their future career.

As a group we will work on specific topics such as culture and building trusted relationships and we will invite subject matter experts to come and talk to us. The Mentees and Mentors will also spend time together on subjects of their own choice.”

Hendrik Jan Guitink

 

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2020-2021 is supported by:

 

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Date: April 22, 2021

Time: 12.00 – 13.00

Where: Webinar 

Interactive Lunch Talk with Charlotta Björk Danielsen

Engagement Strategy – How to use customer stories and storytelling to engage with customers in a new way

 

In this interactive webinar with Charlotta Björk Danielsen — Engagement Strategy Manager at Oracle I Storyselling and Member of the Young Professional Committee of the Swedish Chamber — we will discuss the importance of Customer engagement in times of change, including clear examples of storytelling and how it can enhance customer relations at your business.

 

Do you want to build confidence and skills to use storytelling as a part of your sales conversation?

Join our workshop to get inspired and discover how storytelling can help you have more interesting and engaging meetings with your customers and colleagues in this zoom era.

Several hundred sales professionals from all over the world have attended this workshop with Charlotta Björk Danielsen, Engagement Strategy Manager at Oracle, and when asked “How likely are you to recommended this training to a colleague gave it a Net Promoter Score of 9.3

“As an Engagement Strategy Manager, I combine my background in core technology sales at Oracle, with my years in narrative research, to help sales representatives have more interesting conversations with their customers.”

Charlotta Björk Danielsen

 

 

 

Workshop Flow: 

30 min “Storytelling theory”

– How and why should we use storytelling

– Tips and tricks for using storytelling in a sales conversation

20 min “Hands on practice”

– Introduction and practice with the “focus” technique

10 min Summary and Wrap up

 

 

 

 

 

 

                         

 

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Date: May 19, 2021

Time: 18.30 — 19.30

 

The Eurovision Song Contest is finally taking place in Rotterdam, and what better way to get into the mood than with other fellow Nordic Young Professionals! The Nordic Chambers of Commerce in the Netherlands are organising “Nordic YP Afterwork: Eurovision Challenge” on Wednesday 19th of May at 18:30 CET, just between the two semifinals. Join us to demonstrate your Eurovision knowledge and compete against others for a chance of winning a prize!

 

What is the challenge all about?

Our challenge will consist of two activities which will put your Eurovision knowledge on test. First, you and your team have to demonstrate both speed and information seeking skills as you compete in our virtual scavenger hunt and try to find answers to our tricky and fun Eurovision-related questions. In our second activity, you and your team have an opportunity to get points from our game “On the rails” where you have to figure out based on our clues to which Eurovision destination the train is heading to!

This will be an evening you don’t want to miss!

Register here: https://forms.gle/hAaqfscDQi6znuSe8

 

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The Swedish Chamber of Commerce and  Young Professionals of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce invites the Participants of the Swedish Chamber Mentorship Program to the last Meet Up for this season.

 

When: June 10, 2021
Time:
18.30 – 21.00

 

Venue: tba

Recruitment strategies
Hendrik Jan Guitink

Guest Speaker: Tba

 

At this final meeting we will also  evaluate on personal lessons learned and you  will receive a certificate for accomplishing the Swedish Chamber of Commerce Mentorship Program 2020-2021.

 

For further information regarding the Mentorship Program please contact the Swedish Chamber of Commerce by sending an email to info@swedishchamber.nl

 

The Mentorship Program is made possible by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and AIMS sponsored by
Inter IKEA Systems.

 

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About Hendrik Jan Guitink, Managing Partner of AIMS International Netherlands B.V. , member of AIMS International, a global leader in Executive Search and Leadership Consulting

“My name is Hendrik Jan Guitink, I am the Managing Partner of AIMS International Netherlands B.V., member of AIMS International, a global leader in Executive Search and Leadership Consulting with offices in over 50 countries. We Find&Grow Your Leaders. Within our Talent Management Practice, coaching and mentoring are two aspects that we specialize in as part of Leadership Development Programs or for individual cases. Having been a Mentor within this program for the past 2 years and being a professional business coach and trainer, I am very excited to take on the challenge. As Mentor, I have had the privilege to partner with 2 very bright and ambitious young professionals. I think I can say that both the mentees and I learned a lot from each other.

I am married to a Swedish beauty and also have a very strong business relationship with our AIMS partner in Sweden, delivering our services to our mutual clients.  Hence the membership of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce.

The ambition for the Mentorship Program is to give young professionals the opportunity to connect with a senior business executive outside of his or her direct environment. Giving the participants access to guidance in issues concerning their future career.

As a group we will work on specific topics such as culture and building trusted relationships and we will invite subject matter experts to come and talk to us. The Mentees and Mentors will also spend time together on subjects of their own choice.”

Hendrik Jan Guitink

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