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Why choose for PAOTM

PAO Techniek en Management (PAOTM) is the postgraduate educator for technical professionals who want to further develop themselves in a technical field or improve their leadership qualities. Every year we organize more than 150 courses and many customized in-company trainings. This way we ensure that engineers can continue to grow during their career after completing a higher or university education and strengthen their own market position and that of the organization they work for.

  • The latest post-academic knowledge and skills
  • Focused on questions that arise in a technical environment
  • Interactive and directly applicable in practice
  • Top teachers from science, research and business
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  • "Good overview of problems in the housing market from different perspectives."
    Tom Kleinepier
    participant of 'Recente ontwikkelingen in het wonen' ABF Onderzoek en Informatie
  • "Extremely educational. The wide range of activities of the asset manager is well expressed. And therefore offers many starting points to apply these in practice in your own environment."
    Hans Jannink
    participant of 'Portefeuille- en assetmanagement' Woningcorporatie De Woonplaats
  • "Good explanation, very pleasant way of presenting and explaining. Good basis to start with Python and to continue working yourself."
    Peer Maas
    participant of 'Python voor ingenieurs' Ingenieursbureau Amsterdam
  • "Informative presentations with good depth, and useful interaction with fellow participants."
    Kike Beintema
    participant of 'Geothermie' KB Energy
  • "This training was an eye-opener for me, one of the best soft-skill courses I have attended."
    Hans Onvlee
    participant of The powerful presenter ASML
  • "Broad course, highlighting various aspects. Interaction between speakers and participants was good. Organization was pleasant (and informal experience)."
    Susanne Taekema
    participant of 'Binnenvaart en vaarwegen' Sweco Nederland BV
  • "Very comprehensive on the content, the right topics with the right depth. Lots of room for discussion, very pleasant experience."
    Rick Jansen
    participant of 'Circulaire afvalwaterzuivering' Evides Waterbedrijf
  • "Good balance between scope and depth of the course. The course offers good tools in the preparation and application of a relatively new type of construction."
    Hans Hilgers
    participant of 'Kunststofcomposieten' Ingenieursbureau Drechtsteden
  • “We have experienced the course as a very comprehensive and a good step towards Rhino / Grasshopper. We have gained enough practical tools."
    Jan van Iterson & Dennis Ouwehand
    participants of Parametric design for architects and engineers Ingenieursbureau Faas & Van Iterson
  • "Very interesting and intensive. Teachers have enormous expertise and were able to convey this enthusiastically."
    Willemijn Bourgeois-Schipper
    participant of 'Vermoeiing van constructies' Krohne Altometer

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Our teachers

  • Built environment

    prof.dr. Peter Boelhouwer

    Delft University of Technology Architectural Engineering / Management of the Built Environment (MBE)

    “During the course, top speakers from science and practice discuss the latest challenges and solutions in the field of living and there is ample opportunity for your own input.”

  • Built environment

    ir. Twan Vervoort


    “A unique course that covers building physics entirely and looks at both building physics theory and its application in practice.”

  • Structural design Raphaël Steenbergen

    TNO MEC-Bouwlab

    “Voor het nemen van beslissingen onder onzekerheid is een probabilistisch denkraam essentieel.”

  • Structural design Albert ten Busschen

    Ten Busschen BV

    “I enjoy teaching and familiarizing people with a subject. And it also contributes to my own development.”

  • Project management and process management

    ing. Rens van Twisk

    Van Twisk Projectmanagement

    “The technical manager has a competency toolbox full of technical knowledge, but also with the right competencies, such as collaboration, making your voice heard if necessary, analyzing and being results-oriented.”

  • Data analysis and programming

    dr. Koo Rijpkema

    Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

    “For me, teaching means sharing knowledge and passion, inspiring and fascinating people through the application of statistics.”

  • Hydraulic engineering Bas Jonkman

    Delft University of Technology Civil Engineering and Geosciences

    “The field continues to develop, so it is also important for professionals to keep up. You see that the rules and guidelines are changing, for example there are new standards for the dikes.”

  • Hydraulic engineering

    drs. Otto Koedijk

    Rijkswaterstaat Water, Verkeer en Leefomgeving

    “Our course is a nice combination of theory and practice, of policy and operation, taking into account the latest substantive developments.”

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