Authenticity Courses

Authenticity Courses to enhance both your personal and professional growth

For whom are the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 courses intended?

  • You are working on your project, you are aware of your uneasiness with ‘uncertainty’, and you want ‘to become comfortable with uncertainty‘, resilient even…
  • You want to be(come) the most pro-active and positive version of yourself.
  • You love the academy. Still, you feel uneasy with the harsh manner of communicating and the almost constant invitation of comparing yourself to high-achieving Others and you find the ‘profile neurosis’ your colleagues seem to suffer from toxic and taxing…
  • You want to reach for your highest potential and carve out your niche in academia.

 

2018-2019

Second semester: February-April 2019 (7 sessions, Tuesday, 11.00-13.00)

Maximum of 18 participants

E-syllabus with mandatory literature will be provided

Learning goals:
  • Becoming comfortable with uncertainty, both in your project and in your field
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Effective and pro-active manner of working, balancing both work and downtime
  • Clear sense of what your personal goals are
  • Ability to voice your needs in a professional and empathic manner
Schedule Course ‘Authenticity Course: Personal and Professional Growth’
2018-2019AA1
Tuesday 26 February 2019: Introduction
Tuesday 5 March 2019: ‘Professional and powerful communication’: On working congruently and learning to say ‘no’ emphatically
Tuesday 12 March 2019: ‘The Second Quadrant’: On working pro-actively and being kind when you get sidetracked
Tuesday 19 March 2019: ‘The One Thing’: On really connecting with your most important tasks
Tuesday 26 March 2019: NO SESSION
Tuesday 2 April 2019: ‘Aligning with your ambitions’: On knowing what you are about and organizing your next steps
Tuesday 9 April 2019: ‘Being here and being real’ (Deadline: ‘Personal Academic Constitution’ max. 1.000 w)
Tuesday 16 April 2019: Presentations and Q&A

2019-2020

First semester: September-December 2019 (7 sessions, Tuesday 11.00-13.00)

Maximum of 18 participants

E-syllabus with mandatory literature will be provided

Learning goals:
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Clear sense of what ‘your niche’ looks like
  • Ability to voice your needs in a professional and empathic manner
  • Effective and pro-active manner of working, balancing both work and downtime
Schedule Course ‘Authenticity Course: Personal and Professional Growth’
2018-2019AA2
Tuesday 17 September 2019: Introduction
Tuesday 24 September 2019: ‘Professional and powerful communication’: On working congruently and learning to say ‘no’ emphatically
Tuesday 1 October 2019: ‘The Second Quadrant’: On working pro-actively and being kind when you get sidetracked
Tuesday 8 October 2019: ‘The One Thing’: On really connecting with your most important tasks
Tuesday 15 October 2019: NO SESSION
Tuesday 22 October 2019: ‘Aligning with your ambitions’: On knowing what you are about and organizing your next steps
Tuesday 29 October 2019: ‘Being here and being real’ (Deadline: ‘Personal Academic Constitution’ max. 1.000 w)
Tuesday 5 November 2019: Presentations and Q&A