Value-Based Health Care Black Belt

Become a Certified VBHC Black Belt and prove that you can lead VBHC implementation!

  • Are you a health care professional working towards an enhanced patient value?

  • Do you aim for value-based health care implementation in your organization but require the right tools?
  • Do you have a project outline but need expert guidance to pilot it?


The VBHC Black Belt Certificate is your next step!

VBHC Black Belt program combines knowledge, network and tools and allows you to design and implement your own VBHC project under an intensive training and coaching provided by VBHC experts.


The Program

9 months of hands-on VBHC implementation with direct impact to your professional environment
8 intensive group sessions which include content specifically designed to address your VBHC project
Assignments and collaboration with VBHC experts
4 individual coaching sessions with a VBHC implementation expert relevant to your project field
3 supervised peer-to-peer learning sessions
Supervision and feedback throughout the entire duration of your project
Online & on-site training
46 hours of class time + 24 hours of assignments + >50 hours of project implementation
Upon a successful defence of your project, you will receive an internationally recognized VBHC Black Belt certificate issued by VBHC Center Europe


⇒Meet the Teaching Team⇐


Who is it for?

The VBHC Black Belt is the next step for a certified VBHC Green Belt or equivalent.
It is designed for leaders across the health care sector who have the theoretical knowledge of value-based health care and want to apply it in practice.
You may work in a clinical setting, policymaking or health care management. Or you may come from industry related to health that is ready to showcase the value-based health care in their context.

It is for those asking questions:

How to influence the status quo?

How to make the model scalable and convince partners and providers to embrace the change?

How to design value-based agreements?

How to work across the variety of data systems?

The VBHC Black Belt Community

Whom to expect in the class?

Participants in their own words:

The VBHC Black Belt professional community the class of 2022


Our Education

  • All sessions will be taught in English
  • Education accredited for medical specialists, hospital pharmacists, and registered nurses
  • BIG Points available for most Masterclasses and the VBHC Green Belt
  • CRKBO Registered Education
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Come with people and challenges, leave with a team and breakthrough results.
Prof. Dr. Fred van Eenennaam

Our Participants

Participant Profile & Organizations

Sector & BIG Certification and VBHC Green Belts

The Decision Institute Way

Real-world ready

We build learning around actual examples and practical tasks to make it all immediately relevant and useful.

Global network of experts

We work with world-leading industry experts to provide the most cutting-edge content.

Learn by doing

Build, create, experiment! We know from more than 20 years of experience that people learn best through active doing and making.

Work in teams

Collaboration is the modern core competence in a world of complexity and constant change.

Trusted by the best


Please see the piecharts on the right hand side. They show a selection of the type of participants we welcome in our masterclasses and VBHC sessions.

The self tutorial directive is approximately 4 hours for each session.

Value-Based Health Care Black Belt

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