BBH-Workshop 1
Planning ahead

Where do you want to be in five years from now, or in one? In this workshop we will create your roadmap to success.



45 Minutes




$ 125.00

What will be covered in this workshop

Planning ahead

If you have a goal in mind it will be easier to determine the steps you will have to take in order to achieve your goal. But how do you set goals and how will you ensure you can achieve these? Planning in business development is key, it is a strategic process to get you from where you are now to where you want to be in the future. 
The objectives of this workshop include:

  • Understanding the importance of setting goals
  • Being able to map out a clear career path
  • Being able to formulate goals using the SMART principle
  • Understand the differences between personal and career goals
  • Understand the differences between short term and long term goals
  • Being able to visualise your goals using the timeline principle
  • Being able to effectively track your goals and celebrate successes

Barbara Koenen-Geerdink

BD and Marketing Director 
Al Tamimi & Company 
Barbara is the author of the business book Beyond Billable Hours -
a practical guide for professionals in the professional services sector. 
Barbara has over a decade of experience in the professional services industry and throughout her career she worked for large to mid-size international law firms as well as local firms. 

Course reviews

"Barbara is fully committed to the growth of young professionals through her practical and forward-thinking insights. Her platform will help professionals take control and set goals to propel their careers."
Senior Associate - Pinsent Masons
"Professional, clear and easy to listen to".
Senior Associate - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
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