Complete Preparation Course

Become a competent and happy expat in The Netherlands

  • 6 months access

  • 49 lessons with video

  • Personal guidebook in PDF

  • 4 quizzes to check your progress

  • Discussion function in every lesson

  • Completeness warranty

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Course curriculum

  • 2

    1. Knowing the Practicalities

    • 1.1. Housing
    • 1.2. Food
    • 1.3. Money
    • 1.4. Public transport in The Netherlands
    • 1.5. Driving a car in The Netherlands
    • 1.6. Riding a bicycle in The Netherlands
    • 1.7. Taking a taxi in The Netherlands
    • 1.8. Healthcare
    • 1.9. Geography & the weather
    • 1.10 Recreation & Leisure
    • 1.11. Postal services
    • 1.12. Alarm in The Netherlands
    • Quiz about Chapter 1
  • 3

    2. Understanding Dutch Culture and Customs

    • 2.1. Holland or The Netherlands?
    • 2.2. Facts & Figures about the country
    • 2.3. Images about the Dutch
    • 2.4. Characteristics of the Dutch
    • 2.5. Dutch values
    • 2.6. Proverbs that express Dutch values
    • 2.7. Dutch collective memory
    • 2.8. Key people and topics
    • 2.9. Religious beliefs
    • 2.10. Politics
    • 2.11. Law
    • 2.12. Traditions & celebrations
    • 2.13. Social customs
    • 2.14. Communication
    • Quiz about Chapter 2
  • 4

    3. Dealing with Dutch Business Mindset

    • 3.1. Economy
    • 3.2. Regional differences
    • 3.3. Values in Dutch working life
    • 3.4. Communication
    • 3.5. Business etiquette
    • 3.6. Negotiations
    • 3.7. Meetings
    • 3.8. Learning & Development
    • 3.9. Decision making
    • 3.10. Networking / socializing at work
    • 3.11. Teamwork
    • 3.12. Do’s and don’t's
    • 3.13. Expectations of foreign colleagues
    • Quiz about chapter 3
  • 5

    4. Coping with your transition

    • 4.1. What you have to deal with
    • 4.2. What are we talking about?
    • 4.3. How about you?
    • 4.4. Lessons learned from others
    • Quiz about chapter 4
  • 6

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