HRM for contemporary management

with focus on your daily practice at New Organizing


About the workshop

Real change in an organization only occurs when you put people first and not the system.

The workshop HRM in Transition is intended for (HR) managers and/or entrepreneurs who focus on new leadership, new forms of organizing and contemporary management - and want to get started with translating these into matching HR structures, tools and practices.

In this workshop you will get an overview of new forms of organizing and new leadership, partly on the basis of Frederic Laloux's three paradigm breakthroughs.

The workshop starts with an exploration of your personal values ​​and ambitions, as well as those of your organization. This increases your insight into how you relate to the HR policy of your organization and is important for your own leadership role as an (HR) manager or entrepreneur.

Next, we focus on the philosophy of organizational development that Frederic Laloux describes in his book Reinventing Organizations. We provide an overview of self-organization of teams, among others Agile working, working with squads & tribes, The Spotify model, Sociocracy and Holacracy. What are the advantages, disadvantages and ‘points of attention’ of these new philosophies, approaches and forms of leadership and organization?

On the basis of appealing examples, we look at 'frontrunner organizations' in the filed of new leadership and new ways of working. We discuss in detail which HR structures, instruments and practices suit the desire for more contemporary management and new leadership.

In the second part of the workshop we will, together, work on the practical situation and issues of everyone's organization and role. In addition, the trainer will provide relevant practical cases and dilemmas - and solutions for them.

Due to the small group of a maximum of six participants, there is sufficient room and attention for your questions and the situation in your organization and you also learn from each other's experiences, expertise and solutions.


At the end of the day you will have:• up-to-date knowledge of contemporary HR philosophies, visions, structures and practices associated with new forms of leadership and new forms of organization;• tools for approaching the situation of your organization, from the role you want to fulfill in it• thorough HRM and organizational advice;• a firmer basis for fulfilling your role as an HR professional and increased awareness of how you can put your own values ​​and ambitions and those of your organization first. Participants receive a syllabus with practical step-by-step plans and checklists, in addition to background information on the topics discussed. 

For whom?

The workshop is well suited for (HR) managers and/or entrepreneurs who focus on contemporary management, new leadership and new ways of organizing. Prior to the workshop, we will ask in a telephone intake interview about your learning wishes, your personal values, ambitions and dilemmas and the situation of your organization and your own role in the transition it wants to make. We also ask about matters such as a collective labour agreement, HR handbook / personnel manual, standard contracts, etc. This allows us to pay ample attention in the workshop to what is important for your field of work. 

Workshop location and dates in 2021

The workshops take place at HRM College in Villa Mollerus in Baarn, unless stated otherwise (e.g. online).Address: Mollerusstraat 1, 3743 BW Baarn.Ten minutes walk from NS station; parking for free at the location. 

Dates in 2021: October 4 (online), November 9, on location in Baarn, December 14 (online)

Times: 10.00-17.00 including lunch. 


€ 795 ex VAT, including teaching materials, lunch, tea and coffee. We can also offer the HRM in Transition workshop in-company if you have several colleagues with the same training need. Because the participants then have a common background, there may be more than six participants. The workshop will then be tailored to your wishes and needs. Does your industry, professional or network organization have a cooperation agreement with us? Please indicate this under comments when registering, stating the organization. In some cases a discount rate applies. 


About the head teacher/trainer 

Arthur Hol (1969) holds a master's degree in Law and a PhD in Work and Organizational Psychology. He is a lawyer/partner at De Koning Vergouwen lawyers in Amsterdam and partner of New Ways of Working. He has experience as an HRM-manager and as an organizational consultant at Shell, KLM, KPMG and New Ways of Organizing. He is also a mediator in employment matters. Do you want to read Arthur’s publications? Visit He is founding director of HRM College and has led hundreds of workshops since 2005.