Personal Leadership 2020

za 22 februari '20

Personal Leadership 2020


Personal Leadership Symposium

With Franklin Covey Benelux, world leading leadership programmes provider!


Personal Leadership to make the world a better place!

This Symposium on Personal Leadership invites students and young professionals to discover how to practice and use their profoundly human qualities to effectively contribute to humanize and improve our currently often tensed world in all of its dimensions.

Improve the world, start with yourself!


During this Personal Leadership Symposium, you will be challenged and inspired by four leading speakers:

Brandusa Predescu, Ambassador of Romania. The Ambassador will convey the kind of personal leadership that is needed as an Ambassador and tell about her experience of Presiding the European Union Member States Meetings last year.

Wendy Kwaks: Programme Manager Transition armed forces of Ministry of Defence. She started her “career” as European Studies student of The Hague University of Applied Sciences.Wendy will inspire you to discover and use the great potential that’s hidden in you to excell also professionally in a very concrete way.

Janneke Kuijken: Programme Manager of the European Studies Programme at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. She was involved with the Master Programme in Personal Leadership at Leiden University.
Janneke will help you experience the importance of intrinsic motivation for personal development and share her belief that Personal Leadership is key to any organisation in order to flourish and therefore also to any society however small or big this might be.

Glenn Vergoossen, trainer and facilitator at FranklinCovey Benelux. FranklinCovey is the world leader in helping organizations achieve results that require lasting changes in human behavior. One of the most compelling books ever written by Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has empowered and inspired readers for over 25 years and played a part in the transformation of millions of lives, across all age groups and professions. Glenn will introduce you to the 7 Habits and take you on a journey in an intensive, practical workshop that fits the principles of effectiveness to your situation in both work and private life! 

The Symposium will be an unforgettable and lasting experience of which you will benefit immensely!



10.30 : Registration

11.00 : Intro.

11.05 : Brandusa Predescu, Ambassador of Romania: Qualities in a leading position

11.30 : Q & A

11.40 : Janneke Kuijken, Programme Manager European Studies, (THUAS): Intrinsic Motivation

12.05 : Q & A

12.15 : Wendy Kwaks, Programme Manager Transition armed forces of Ministry of Defence, Use your potential

12.40 : Q & A

12.50 : Moderator

13.00 : Lunch

14.00 : Workshop Glenn Vergoossen, toptrainer Personal Leadership, Franklin Covey Benelux: Be Happy and Be(come) your best version!

16.00 : Tea

16.30 : End


Moderator: Margriet Krijtenburg, senior lecturer in Spanish & Personal Leadership at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.


Registration: Secretariat SOKA, Concertgebouwplein 17, 1071 LM Amsterdam Tel. 0630175281, email: or via the website:

Place: Conferentieoord Zonnewende, Tilburgseweg 54, 5066 BV Moergestel

Costs: € 35 (students 20,-) included ‘lunchbuffet

Payment: Preferably by bank IBAN NL86INGB0005157514, Stichting SOKA, Amsterdam.