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Professional Effectiveness


You have developed insights and skills that you can use in your further career. You are able to proactively realise your personal objectives as a professional.


Block I: Personal leadership

  • Self-management and managing your own time
  • Personal qualities
  • Professional working

Working process: Brief theoretical introductions, alternated with many practical exercises.

Block II:  Professional Communication

  • Essential communicative techniques
  • Skills in common discussion models
  • Social-relational subjects

Working process: Interactive presentations and discussions in small groups. You receive a workbook and formulate an action plan for the coming year.

Block III:  Presenting and profiling

  • Own style of presentation
  • Plan and prepare
  • Practice and perform
  • Profiling
    Working process: Presenting is doing. Therefore each participant will hold a presentation of approximately fifteen minutes about a professional subject.
  • Programme is for

    PD-Eng and PhD-candidates

  • ECTS

    2 ECTS

  • Date


    Online group:
    Thursday 28 and Friday 29 October
    Thursday 18 and Friday 19 November
    Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 December

    Online group:
    Monday 8 and Tuesday 9 November
    Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 November
    Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 December


    Online group:
    Thursday 6 and Friday 7 January
    Thursday 3 and Friday 4 February
    Thursday 3 and Friday 4 March


    Online group:
    Thursday 20 and Friday 21 January
    Thursday 17 and Friday 18 February
    Thursday 17 and Friday 18 March

    On campus group (Upark):
    Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 March
    Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 April
    Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 May

    On campus group (Upark):
    Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 April
    Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 May
    Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 June

  • Time

    3 blocks (6 days) from 9.00 till 17.00 

  • Location

    Online or U Parkhotel

  • Course fee

    This course if free of charge. However, you do need permission from your head of department. 

  • Maximum participants

    15 participants

  • Trainers

    Drs. Cees Harmsen

  • Course materials

    Will be provided during the training. 

S.P. Boekholt (Sofia)
Course coordinator
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