“Artisans” for Learning & Development

Since 2004, AIM & Associés designs, organises and conducts in-person and online training, coaching, conferences and events for multicultual and international organisations.

About AIM

Our Foundations

More about what we do and AIM History.

Delivering co-designed learning solutions.

Creating value in every step of the process.

Committed to individual, team and organisational growth.

Experience & Clients

Our team has more than 20 years of experience in multicultural and international training and consultancy.

Looking back at AIM history

Travel through AIM development since 2000.

May - Sept 2022

AIM supports the delivery of the Certification Training Programme lead by the European School of Administration.

June 2022

Sarah Collings joins the team as Production Manager & Pedagogical Assistant

May 2022

The European University Institute and AIM collaborate on 8 new training courses among which topics such as leadership, negotiation, presentation skills and time management are tackled.

Oct. 2021

Christophe Hachez joins AIM Team as  Production Manager & Pedagogical Assistant

Jully 2021

Jan Hein Nielsen joins AIM Management Team as a Pedagogical Manager on Innovation and Creativity.

The Commission creates a new strategic framework for occupational safety and health rules focussing on being ready for change.

Jun. 2021

AIM wins two lots of the public procurement new framework contract “Learning and Development Services for General Skills Development for Staff of the EU Institutions, Bodies and Agencies” (ref: HR/2020/OP/011).

The Commission adopts a Communication on its Global Approach to Research and Innovation to deliver innovative digital solutions to make our societies green and healthy.

May 2021

Through an Online Train the Trainer Scheme, AIM delivers a Digital Trainer Programme, Digital Trainer Crash Course and an EJTN Support Hub to upskill and reskill the European Judiciary Training network that includes more than 6000 trainers and coordinators.

The Executive Board of the Conference on the Future of Europe takes the lead in launching a digital platform inviting all EU citizens to contribute to shaping Europe’s future.

Apr. 2021

The PPE Leadership programme starts. Managers are invited to take part in an Online Learning Connect & Disconnect Programme including training sessions & indiviudal coaching.

The EU launches a brand new version of its energy label scheme to help Europeans to cut their energy bills and carbon footprint.

Feb. 2021

The EC Induction Programme is launched. AIM supports the digitalisation of the European Commission Induction Programme with EC Mentors and Experts, as well as provides co-facilitation of internal and external experts. Programme runs until 2022.

After four years of negotiation the European Union and the United Kingdom reach a legal agreement about their future relationship.

Jan. 2021

AIM & Associés supports the European Judiciary Training Network by providing them with consultancy on IT Governance Process in collaboration with Anderson SPRL, a favoured partner for the past 10 years.

European Medicines Agency authorises the first COVID-19 vaccine to prevent further infections.

Dec. 2020

Online courses with pre-course videos for ‘Prevention of Harassment’ and ‘Building an Upstander Culture’ are supported in more than 5 European Institutions in collaboration with Marcello Mereu

The EU’s Copernicus Earth Observation Programme launches the Sentinel 6 satellite to track changes in sea level and be better able to innovate and prepare for the effects of climate change.

Nov. 2020

AIM & Associés starts providing a digitalisation programme for the European Judiciary Network including training in Innovation and Design Thinking for more than 100 training coordinators and managers.

EU leaders engage via video conference to strengthen the collective effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oct. 2020

Stakeholder Engagement Mapping for the European Environment Agency. AIM & Associés co-facilitates internal and external processes of innovation.

The Commission sets out a vision for a European Education Area, launching a cycle of more investment and stronger cooperation towards the EU’s rich education and training offer.

Sep. 2020

Back to school Community Call launches a new cycle of AIM Community and Network of Trainers. Calls include ‘Embodiment Tools for Trainers & Coaches’ by Neil Urquhart and ‘Finding Human Rawness’ by Lennard Louisy.

The Commission sets up a ‘Rapid Alert System’ to more effectively communicate to consumers about product safety.

Jul.-Aug. 2020

Non-Violent Communication course is launched as an online mini-series of videos produced by AIM & Associés in collaboration with Anne Bruneau.

The European Union presents the long-term Next Generation EU recovery package to encourage resilient economic growth.

Jun. 2020

Long-term Tailored Coaching for EFSA. First Coaching for Resilience Programme for all Staff Member of the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) (June to October 2020).

Covid-19 crisis arrives to EU. The Institutions close down.

Mar. 2020

AIM designs and delivers 13 training courses for EPSO Key Skills in record time in order to answer to the new demand of a Survival Kit for Teleworkers in times of confinement. MORE >

European Union presents the European Green Deal to face the change towards a climate-neutral Europe in 2050.

Nov-Dec. 2019

Teambuilding for all Units on “Facing Change” at various EU Agencies and Bodies.

In 2019, Presentation of the Green Deal by the new European Commission. That year, U. von der LeyenC. Michel and D. Sassoli are nominated as head of the European Commission, Council & Parliament.

2017 – 2021

AIM facilitates more than 45 training courses for EPSO Key Skills for EU institutions, delegations and agencies — introducing courses such as Facing Change, Critical Thinking and InnovationMORE >

In 2017, Antonio Tajani becomes President of the European Parliament.


Brexit referendum in UK.


AIM codesigns some courses for the Jean Monnet Academy of the European Parliament. MORE >

Italy becomes the last Western European country to legalize same-sex civil unions.
The European Union grants visa-free travel for Georgia and Ukraine.


Sabine Finzi joins AIM Management Team as Pedagogical Manager. MORE >

J.C. JunckerD. Tusk and M. Schultz are nominated as head of the European Commission, European Council and European Parliament.


Anne de Wergifosse & Nicola Di Pirro join AIM Management Team. MORE >

New status reform in the EU.


AIM launches a digital learning platform for EU Staff, with Key Skills Ebooks promoting remote learning. MORE >

In 2012, Martin Schulz becomes President of the European Parliament.

In 2013, Croatia becomes member state of the European Union.

2012 - 2017

AIM designs and deliver 11 training courses for EPSO Key Skills for EU institutions, delegations and agencies — showing institutional culture changes with Pillars of Wellbeing, Developing your Resilience and Facing Change. MORE >


AIM is a contractor for the “Management Trainings for future Managers and Team Leaders” for EUSA. AIM specialises in design and delivery of Understanding Organisational Cultures in the EU. MORE >

In 2010 begins the Migrant crisis in Europe and the Greek debt crisis.


AIM runs the interinstitutional training for newcomers “Working for the EU: Challenges and Realities“. AIM and EU staff cofacilitates trainings together. MORE >


In 2010, Barosso and Van Rompuy are nominated as head of the European Commission, European Council and European Parliament


AIM runs Newcomers Induction training as well as EPSO-Key Skills. Yves Monsel & Jean-François Bertholet design and runs a lot including 3 training courses. Day-to-Day Negotiation, Productive Meetings, Analysing and Problem Solving, Human Relation Training in a multicultural environment courses become officially part of the induction training at the EC. MORE >


In December, the treaty of Lisbon changes the European institutional landscape.

In January, enlargement of the European Union. Bulgaria and Romania become member states of the European Union in the fifth wave of EU enlargement.


AIM creates “Welcome Programmes for New staff for the European Commission, Agencies, EU Offices and EU JRCs. AIM and Commission staff co-facilitate together. AIM trains future internal trainers. MORE >

Creation of the European School of Administration (EUSA).


AIM designs and runs “New inter-institutional training for Newcomers” through the newly founded EUSA. MORE >


On May 1st, enlargement of the EU. Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia become member states of the EU.

The same year, the implementation of the N. Kinnock’s Reform at the Commission  changes the work condition of EC staff.


On March 14th 2004, it is the creation of AIM & Associés SPRL as a legal entity.

In 2002, the new Euro began to circulate.


JF Bertholet, Daniel Haeberlé & Steve Busby design and run the new “Induction Training” for the Newcomers in perspective of the upcoming 2004 enlargement. “Starting Together” – “Working Together” and “Learning Together”.

In 2001, Belgium takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.


Daniel Haeberlé & Jean-François Bertholet design and run the Course “Human Relations in a multicultural environment “at the European Commission. This course will be the cornerstone of AIM foundations.

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