Personal effectiveness

  • Time icon 2 days
  • Price icon €995.00
  • 4-12 participants
  • Live your life more from your values, talents, and ambitions and reach your goals
  • Make a better contribution to your organization's success
  • This course is based on learning by doing
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For those who want to enlarge and strengthen their potential

Your values, ambitions, and talents are of great importance to your organization. But how do you ensure that you are making an important contribution to its success? Do you know precisely what you want and what you could mean for your company? You are a manager or individual contributor at management level and want to see and create opportunities to increase your personal effectiveness.

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Your results after Personal effectiveness

By the end of the course, you are able to:

  • Make a clear connection between your values, ambitions and your personal effectiveness
  • Make powerful choices and take accountability for your actions
  • Communicate in an authentic and transparent manner
  • Recognize and deal with your pitfalls in personal effectiveness
  • Manage your stress signals effectively
  • Apply mindfulness techniques and focus on subtle communication signals
  • Improve the impact of your own communication style and behavior

Content of Personal effectiveness

As our world becomes increasingly complex and challenging, it becomes more difficult to focus on what is important and what will really move you forward. In this course, you will discover more about your values and talents and how they can help you identify your personal ambition and move towards it. This requires powerful choices that are deeply felt and trigger your intrinsic motivation. The resulting change is sustainable because you are committed to the results. 

The course covers the following subjects:  

  • How I want to be remembered: your personal statement
  • The power of ambition: what would my life look like if I lived my values to the fullest
  • Talents: exploration of your talents and how to leverage them
  • Powerful choice: exercise to experience making powerful choices
  • Stress and stress management
  • Creating and enhancing work flow
  • Presentations with ultimate tips (prepared during homework session)
  • The power of attention: basic mindfulness exercises
  • Levels of listening
  • Rational Effectiveness Training and developing coping strategies
  • The power of connection
  • Effective performance in real situations: what would you say and do

This course is based on learning by doing. We accelerate the learning process through interactive homework assignments, presentations, groups excercises, buddy coaching, discussions, personal case studies and action planning. By engaging your manager you will get sustainable results.

Keep developing your soft skills with New Heroes

Upon completion of your training you will receive 6 months of access to the online platform New Heroes, where you can continue working on your skills in the field of personal strength, communication and leadership. Everything at your own pace, wherever and whenever you want. Visit for more information.



Online kick-off

The online kick-off, in which you review your work situation and determine your learning goals, takes place in the digital learning environment, You will start the workplace tasks relevant to your personal work situation seven days before commencement of the training course.


Training days

The total duration of the training course is 5 weeks. The training course consists of a goal-setting online kick-off and 2 blocks of 1 day. Your time investment is approximately two hours of self study per week: theoretical and practical through the MijnSN learning community.

Online start

  • Seven days before block 1

Block 1 and 2

  • 1 day from 9.30 AM till 5.00 PM
Group size


The maximum group size for the training course is 12 participants.



On completion of the training course and subject to attendance and active participation, Schouten & Nelissen will award a certificate. Our certificates are highly regarded in the business community.

Dates & Locations

Select a startdate

  • Fri. 04 October 2019
    Lesson days and times
    • Fri. 04 October 2019
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Fri. 01 November 2019
      09:30 - 17:00

    BCN Utrecht (Daltonlaan)
    Daltonlaan 100
    3584 BJ UTRECHT

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.
  • Tue. 26 November 2019
    Lesson days and times
    • Tue. 26 November 2019
      09:30 - 17:00
    • Tue. 17 December 2019
      09:30 - 17:00

    BCN Amsterdam Arena
    Hoogoorddreef 5

    • You may take an option for 2 weeks without any obligations.


Training course 

The training course costs € 995,00 (excluding 21% VAT). 

Do you follow the course privately or via a VAT-exempt organization (for example the government, healthcare or financial institution)? We offer you the possibility to pay no VAT over the course that you would like to register for and also over those items that are inextricably connected to this specific course. If you chose for the VAT-exempt option, the investment in your course will be € 1094,50. This option can be selected on the registration form found online, or you can indicate this during your personal registration over the telephone.

Course material

During the course, study material will be used. Additional costs of € 87,00 (excluding VAT) will be charged.

You will receive:

  • The Stumbling blocks of the mind(e-book)
  • NewHeroes 6 months license
  • Material package
  • Learning environment

The package also contains specific material used in this training course, such as: hand-outs, personal license for the learning community and online tests/scans. You will receive 6 months of access to the New Heroes online platform at the end of your training. If you are already in possession of the above literature or for any other reason do not want us to supply the literature, please indicate this in the comments field on the online registration form or during your telephone registration.

Catering and accommodation

Accommodation, coffee/tea and an extensive buffet lunch costs € 140,00 (excluding VAT).


You will receive an invoice upon receipt of your enrollment form. Please insure payment is settled within 30 days or before start of the training, at the latest.



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