ABOUT US

ABOUT US

A historical record in experience-based learning…

The initial impetus for the powerful Outward Bound story, a compulsory training programme to prepare young seafarers better for the difficult and flexible circumstances at sea, was given in the UK in 1941. The programme was successfully transposed in training courses for young people and adults, for junior and senior managers in the business world. Outward Bound currently has 40 schools throughout the world and welcomes more than 200,000 participants every year.

National centre with an international mindset…

Fascinated by the vision, mission and amazing results of Outward Bound, Yves Verraes opened a centre in Belgium in 1977. The Outward Bound® domain in Lustin spans more than 80 ares and includes the course centre, a pavilion and a large garden where many activities can be held for groups. More than 40 years of expertise have made Outward Bound an established value in Belgium with an impressive portfolio of loyal customers.

More team spirit, higher productivity…

 Outward Bound focuses fully (100%) on experience-based learning and team building, whereby we actively “build the team” with training, coaching, self-insight, and do and dare activities always in a safe context. We get down to work proactively, share experiences, help teams grow and blossom, and enhance personal effectiveness and leadership qualities. The beating heart of Outward Bound consists of our 5 permanent and 20 freelance coaches and supervisors who get every individual and every group started on the way to personal growth and insight.

Outward Bound can count on a fantastic team that gets people moving…

Trainers and coaches with a therapeutic background, logistic staff and administrative talents roll up their sleeves to devise a bespoke course for you at your pace. We align objectives perfectly, listen, explore, report bottlenecks and see to a positive twist to hone your qualities.

A programme from A to Z, plus all the necessary intermediate steps …

Our trainers are constantly making adjustments during the training courses, so that the group and individual participants are constantly afforded learning opportunities to achieve the objectives of the training courses. That is what makes Outward Bound stand out: we start with a clear knowledge as to where we want to get, without any ready-made programme in between.

 

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