Personal Effectiveness

Are you getting the most out of your working day? Are you achieving your goals? Your effectiveness is about your personal qualities. Therefore, personal effectiveness means something different for everyone. In RSM's personal effectiveness programmes, you can learn the knowledge and skills to perform, manage, negotiate, or plan effectively.


High-level education

All RSM programmes are research-based and at university level, suitable for middle and upper management (unless specified otherwise).

Renowned faculty

Learn new knowledge and specialist insights from our world-class academics and experts.

No-nonsense approach

Explore new tools, skills and knowledge that you can use immediately, for real impact in your work.

This is about you

Discuss and explore your particular business challenges with your teachers, and get personal coaching from our experts.


Choose one of our programmes

The Power of Presence

Focus on your non-verbal presentation, posture and strong features, and learn how to communicate with power and impact. Become a more effective leader

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Effective Negotiating Skills

Find the skills and the confidence needed to develop your own style of negotiating, and learn how to apply the fundamental concepts to achieve success.

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In-company programmes

All of our open programmes can also be offered and delivered as in-company training to groups of employees from the same organisation. This allows us to develop a programme that focuses on your organisation’s situation and industry. We can schedule it at a time and location of your preference, and we can tailor the content to fit your organisation’s challenges. Please contact us for a no-obligation proposal and to discuss this opportunity.

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RSM - a force for positive change

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top-ranked business schools. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers.