Personal Leadership

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Start- and course dates
September 24, 2024
Utrecht Campus
March 4, 2025
Utrecht Campus
October 28, 2025
Tilburg Campus
3 x 2 days
€ 8000 (exempt from VAT)
Number of locations
Multiple locations
Executive Education - Open Programs

Shape your leadership with the Personal Leadership module

This six-day Personal Leadership module will teach you how to lead people by establishing a connection. You will learn how to identify the underlying motives of others and how to use this knowledge to shape your leadership. At the same time, you will gain insight into your own motives, leadership styles, strengths and weaknesses. Once you have completed this module, you will know how to use trust, connection, and power in a responsible way to improve the performance of your organization.

Why TIAS School for Business & Society?

  • Financial Times top-ranked business school for executive and in-company education.
  • All lecturers are top experts from academia and the business world.
  • Directly applicable scientific and practical knowledge.
  • Flexible programs tailored to your needs.

Participant profile Personal Leadership module

The Personal Leadership module is developed for  senior managers who want to take the next step to get organizations moving and who are interested in fulfilling a variety of management roles.

The participants include:

  • C-Suite
  • Senior executives in the second or third echelon of large organizations
  • Managing directors or MT members of medium-sized organizations
  • Regional directors and country managers
  • Senior project managers
  • Business Unit directors

Admission requirements

The level of the module is closely related to the level of the participants. Therefore, we apply the following admission requirements:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • Strategic responsibility in a senior position
  • A minimum of 15 years' work experience, of which 8 years at management level

Executive Leadership & Management Program (ELMP)

The Personal Leadership module can also be taken as part (core module) of the Executive Leadership & Management Program (ELMP). Click the link for more information about the Executive Leadership & Management Program.

The TIAS Experience of Erik Bakx

'The flexible structure of the program is very pleasant. You can start with a module that now fits your learning objective. If you become inspired during the first module to delve further into an aspect of leadership, you can always decide to do another module or register for the entire program.'

Erik Bakx, partner of the VAT group and tax consultant for the public sector at BDO Nederland


You will receive a TIAS certificate for completing the Personal Leadership module. When you complete the full Leadership & Management Program, you will receive a TIAS School for Business and Society diploma.

Improve your leadership skills

This Personal Leadership module will provide you with leadership skills that contribute to your success as a manager. You will get a better understanding of yourself and your interaction with others. This will help you adapt your leadership style to your employees, colleagues, and third parties. The Personal Leadership module is interaction-based and can be adapted to suit your learning needs.

Leadership Development

The end of the module marks the new starting point of your leadership development. You will develop a roadmap of your own. This will help you put the knowledge and experience you gained to practical use in further developing your leadership skills once you have finished the module.

Results Of The Personal Leadership module

  • You have grown into an inspiring and innovative leader who knows how to create committed and responsible policies in your organization
  • You can look below the surface, in yourself and others, and find out how you can further shape and direct your leadership
  • You know how to use trust, connection, and power in a responsible way to improve your organization's performance
  • You know how to stay authentic, even if that is not always easy
  • You have developed a roadmap to help you continue your leadership development in the future

Take your leadership skills To the next level

In this module you will be working with various types of leadership, which will help you develop a holistic perspective on leadership. You will explore and analyze your own leadership style. Once you have completed the program, you will know exactly where your strengths and weaknesses lie. You will also learn how to connect people and to look beyond the first impressions of others, which will help you take your personal leadership skills to the next level. And finally, you will learn how to remain flexible and adapt your leadership to different situations and personalities, and to the challenges that the future brings.

The Personal Leadership module: theory and practice

The Personal Leadership module consists of three parts of two days each. The module focuses on recent theories and approaches to leadership, power and group dynamics. We also pay attention to the practice of leadership and help participants to develop themselves further in their specific situation.

Dates and locations personal leadership module

NameLocationStart date
Core module Personal Leadership - September 24-25 & November 5-6-26-27, 2024Utrecht CampusSeptember 24, 2024
Core module Personal Leadership - 4-5 & 25-26 March & 15-16 April 2025Utrecht CampusMarch 4, 2025
Core module Personal Leadership - 28-29 October & 11-12 & 25-26 November 2025Tilburg CampusOctober 28, 2025

Costs personal leadership module

The fee for the Personal Leadership module is € 8000 (exempt from VAT). 

This fee includes the opening dinner, literature, lunches, coffee, tea, and soft drinks. Study costs are tax deductible and our program fees are exempt from VAT.

How do you finance your education?

You have found the program that best suits your learning goals and ambitions. But how do you finance this? There are different ways to do that. Your employer can play a role, but there are also interesting statutory regulations that you can use yourself. We list the possibilities for you.

Read about the possibilities here »

Faculty personal leadership module


Start your application

Following your enrollment, the Academic Director will review your CV. After the Academic Director determines that you meet the admission requirements, you will receive the official study agreement and you can finalize your enrollment.

Annemiek Slofstra
Annemiek Slofstra
Program Adviser
+31 13 466 86 35

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