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Professional Leadership

Our University aims to foster a talent-powered culture and attitude with leaders who play a crucial role in achieving this goal. To create a shared understanding of leadership at UT, a Leadership framework has been developed. 

As management and leadership complement each other, this course focuses on both aspects and the importance of the different skills.  

Management is about doing things right. Making sure people do what they have to do within the given limits of resources available. 

Leadership is about doing the right things. You need to know where you want to be, how to get there, and how to inspire the people around you to contribute to shared goals and ambitions. 



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You follow the course with colleagues in similar positions within the organization. Your active participation is required. We ask you to share your challenges and pitfalls and at times we will discuss personal matters. All this is done in a safe and confidential environment that we create together.

There will be plenty of opportunities to learn with and from each other. Different tools and frameworks will be presented by the trainers and discussed by all. You will actively explore if and how these models apply to your situation and how they can help you understand your own context. You will learn (new) skills which you will practice during the training. You will try out these skills in your daily work life and reflect on them with other participants throughout and in between modules.


An intake takes place before the training. In this conversation, we define your learning question(s) and a final decision is made as to whether participation is appropriate.

If you do not have hierarchical managerial responsibilities, but you do have to direct or motivate people, check the training Influential coaching, and effective management.
For academic staff, we have the Academic Leadership course .

  • Programme is for

    For OBP with management and hierarchical leadership responsibilities 

  • Date

    23 and 24 September 2024
    15 and 16 October 2024
    26 and 27 November 2024
    Intakes are planned for July

  • Time

    Three times two days from 9 am to 5 pm. Before this management course, an online intake will take place with the trainer.

  • Location

    U parkhotel

  • Course fee

    This training will be paid for by central funds. Participation is in consultation with your supervisor.

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum 14 participants

  • Trainers

    Quasiba Zeggen, Ronald Becker www.takacs-verheijden.nl

  • Course materials

    Course materials will be provided during the training

Further information
S.P. Boekholt (Sofia)
Career Development Centre HR
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