Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) Foundation™

Hilversum, The Netherlands

In Person
Agile Leadership
Product Leader

Unlock the power of Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) in this three-day leadership training. Learn how to drive lasting, positive organizational change using a scientifically proven method focusing on behavior, leadership, and performance. Stimulate positive behavior with a scientifically proven method!

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09:00 – 17:00









What will you learn?

You will learn how to drive organizational change by focusing on the benefits for your team members instead of abstract organizational ambitions.

You will learn to understand and explain behavior, so you steer toward a sustainable change. Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) will provide a clear framework to support you in the HOW, a scientifically proven 7-step protocol. We will discuss every step in detail while giving you the theoretical concepts, practical examples, and checklists for proper application within your organization.

Key takeaways

  1. Drive positive change in your organization.
  2. Master and implement the 7-step OBM protocol.
  3. Enhance leadership and improve team performance.
  4. Learn from seasoned OBM trainers.
  5. Create a lasting impact on organizational performance.
  6. Access to the exclusive OBM app, content, and coaching.


This training will take place on the following dates.

On Fridays starting in June 2024:

  • June 21, 28, July 7

On Mondays starting in October 2024:

  • October 18, 25, November 1st

On Wednesdays starting in December 2024 in Amsterdam:

  • December 4, 11, 18
  • Introduction.
  • Understanding what is behavior and what is not.
  • Performance in context.

Who is it for?

OBM Foundation™ training is perfect for managers and leaders who want to elevate their teams’ performance. If you aspire to create lasting positive change in behavior and inspire your team members, peers, and yourself, this OBM training is your catalyst for measurable performance improvement. Join us and unlock the full potential of your organization.

This training course is also very useful for people in facilitating roles, like Scrum Masters, Product Owners, and Agile Coaches.


No prior knowledge is required.

A basic understanding of organizational dynamics will be beneficial.

Why should I do this training?

Enhance your leadership skills and boost team performance

Drive positive change in your organization

Learn from experienced OBM trainers how to achieve measurable results

Exam and Certification

After completing the Organizational Behavior (OBM) training, you can optionally do the exam for an additional price of €275,-. excl. VAT. You will then receive a voucher for taking the certification exam, which will be valid for one year.

  • We advise gaining some practical experience in the method before the certification.
  • The accreditation of the exam will be done through APMG.
  • You will get access to the OBM app “Knowingo”, offering you exclusive additional content and coaching for your OBM journey.

What else
should I know?

After registering for this course, you will receive a confirmation email with practical information. A week before the training, we will ask you about any dietary requirements and share literature if you need to prepare.

See you soon!

Course information

Three-day training course, available in Dutch and English.

OBM certification is available. However, the exam and certification are not included in the training price.

Travel and accommodation expenses are also not included.

The price includes all course materials, literature, and a great lunch on each course day.

You will get access to the OBM app “Knowingo”, offering you exclusive additional content and coaching for your OBM journey.

Meet the trainers

Chris Baron

Meet Chris Baron, a leadership and behavioral change trainer at Xebia Academy. View his profile and training courses here.

Evelyn van Kelle

Meet Evelyn van Kelle, trainer at Xebia Academy. Evelyn is a Domain-Driven Design and behavioral change trainer and trains on behalf of Xebia the Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) Foundation and DDD courses from Introduction to Strategic DDD. View Evelyn’s full profile and training courses on Xebia Academy.

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