Management Development Programs & Lean Management certification & more on Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao

From 1 January 2021 Smart Solutions is based in the Netherlands. We still provide training courses and Management Development programs for our Caribbean clients. Our Dutch BTW identification number is: NL003584706B16.

Smart Solutions is a training organization for professional & personal growth by high quality courses and certifications.

Our courses are available in the Netherlands, Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire and Saint Martin and also online.

On our home page you can find an overview of the scheduled courses for the coming period. These are ‘open subscription’ training courses. We also give ‘in company’ training courses. If you are an individual and you want to participate in our training courses, please feel free to subscribe or get more information by contacting us.

Look at our Blog Page for more information about our just completed intensive Management Development Program on Saba. Read all the reactions of participants in the Newsletter of the public entity Saba!

If you are representing a company and you want your staff to be trained, we do provide ‘in company’ training. If you can’t find a certain course, please contact us, so we can tell you when that course is scheduled. The overview covers a period of approximately two months, which means it might be missing in the overview for that period. In the menu you can find links to each and every course we teach. In case you need more information or just want to discuss possibilities give us a call or send an email. You can of course also chat with us. Use the chat box to let us know! We will be happy to help you.

All courses in multiple languages

Smart Solutions is used to working in different cultures and with different languages. Our team of trainers can provide courses in Dutch, English, Papiamento and Spanish.

Please see our training schedule below for upcoming courses and training sessions

NEW: WISP project management
Aug 9 @ 08:30 – Aug 10 @ 16:15

This is a brand new training course on project management. This is an easy to use project management method. It will be a small step to eventually get certified for more elaborate project management methods. Two days of project management training and an online exam to take on a third day. Certifications are issued by APMG and are worldwide accepted. Want to now more? Please contact us and find out if this is what you need. Exam and taxes are included in the prize.

Looking for an ‘in company’ solution? Please contact us to discuss the possibilities.

WISP project management exam
Aug 13 @ 08:45 – 10:00

A 40 minute exam with 45 multiple choice questions to get certified by APMG.

PRINCE2 Foundation
Aug 28 @ 08:30 – Aug 30 @ 16:15

A 3 day project management training course with exam on 4 June 2018. After passing the exam you will receive the PRINCE2 Foundation certificate issued by PEOPLECERT. Our prize is all inclusive: training material, sample exam, offcial exam and lots of templates to use. Exam op 4 June from 8.30 till 9.30 AM.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Sep 5 @ 08:30 – Sep 6 @ 16:15

Our Lean Six Sigma training is a two day course with an online exam on a third day. Get knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and start improving your business results. The certification is by APMG and is worldwide accepted. The prize includes the exam, training material and taxes.

Soft Skills for project managers and team managers
Sep 5 @ 08:30 – Sep 6 @ 16:15

A two day training course that covers all the soft skills you need to lead a team. This course is about communication skills, team development, leadership styles, change and conflict management skills. Not only for project managers but for everyone who leads a team. The course will be lead by an very experienced (project) manager.

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt exam
Sep 10 @ 08:45 – 10:00

One hour online exam to get certified by APMG.

Due to many ‘in company’ training courses there is a limited number of ‘open registration’ courses for the rest of 2018. So please take the opportunity when it is there!
Sep 23 all-day
Time Management
Oct 26 @ 08:30 – 12:00

2 sessions from 8.30 am till 12.00 pm. All the essentials for managing yourself in relationship with time and tasks will be adressed.  We will look at goalsetting, prioritizing, procrastination, planning, delegating and saying ‘no’ in a friendly and effective way. Tax is included in the prize.

Lean Management Green Belt
Dec 3 – Dec 6 all-day

Lean Management Green Belt is our most extensive Lean Management course. After passing the exam on the last day of the course you will receive your Lean Management Green Belt certification.

Our four-day Lean Management Green Belt course gives you a thorough knowledge and understanding of Lean techniques and the approach to improvement processes. These are needed to develop and execute a fully scalable Lean implementation program.

We will cover all the theory needed to effectively implement the Lean tools. You will learn the origins and background of Lean Management. The focus is on reducing waste and improving the flow of your business processes with the use of a number of Lean tools. Much attention is also paid to detecting, analyzing and removing causes of problems within the business. This is probably one of the most rewarding courses for project and quality managers and managers responsible for business processes. This course is therefore especially for those in management who are responsible for quality management and/or business processes.


Public Speaking
Dec 11 @ 08:30 – 12:00

2 sessions from 8.30 AM -12.00 PM

Do you want to feel more comfortable when speaking in public or to an audience at your work?

Learn how to create a great presentation and to speak in public with ease and comfort. A lot of tricks and tips and a lot of exercises.  This course has helped a lot of people to get rid of their discomfort when speaking and presenting. Tax is included in prize.