Personal effectiveness

Professional effectiveness


Course code

PE-1610, PE-1701, PE-1703

Course dates 2016

Block I: 4, 5 October
Block II: 1, 2 November
Block III: 1, 2 December

Course dates 2017

  Block I: 12, 13 January 2017 

  Block II: 9, 10 February 2017
  Block III: 2, 3 March 2017 

  Block I: 9, 10 March 2017

  Block II: 30, 31 March 2017
  Block III: 19, 20 April 2017

Time and Place

9.00 - 17.00 (incl. lunch) in building Drienerburght.

Course fee

This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department. 

Group size

Minimum 6 and maximum 12 participants


Cees Harmsen. He is a psychologist, trainer and author specialised in strategies for creating a successful professional career.

Course materials

Course materials will be provided during the training.


For all PhD candidates at the University of Twente.


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.


  • personal leadership
  • getting a grip on your own time 
  • setting up and participating in innovative projects
  • developing a personal style of your own 
  • communicating forcefully
  • giving a strong presentation


6 days (3 x 2 days)
The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 2 ECTS.
Click here for more information on the course.


Not applicable.

Further information
Marjolein Rietman
Career Development Centre HR

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