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Eramus Public Speaking Academy
What makes a good leader? How to be one? And what does it mean to be a leader in the first place?
Join the +100 students
trained at LifeVersity!
 There are no simple answers to these questions. In this course, we will guide you to get closer to answering them by assisting you to build self-awareness, communication, and team management skillset. All this for an ultimate goal to make you a proactive and effective leader of your personal life and your current or future teams.


Recognize the characteristics of a great leader and develop action steps they need to make in order to achieve them

Discover and work with your strengths, weaknesses, values, goals and passions.

Apply time-management, productivity and habit creation strategies to enhance your daily routine.

Effectively communicate in stressful situations such as conflict or negotiation.

Apply strategies for team management: leading productivity meetings, delegating tasks, creating team culture.

Develop and empower people using techniques of coaching and mentoring.

We believe that in order to become a better leader,
you need to learn how to lead yourself first.

This free 8-week course that was created in a collaboration with LifeVersity, AIESEC, and Extraordinary Life.

In the first half, this course will focus on personal leadership with topics of self-awareness, self-management, effective communication and assertiveness. The second half will follow with inter-personal leadership by targeting practical skills of negotiation, team-management, and public speaking. 

Course will contain highly interactive sessions in order to bring you the best experience that focuses on exploring and developing a leader within you.

You can expect communication and public speaking simulations, team-work games and role-plays, stimulating discussions, self-reflections, and overall friendly group atmosphere where we will all learn from each other. Additionally, after completing the course attendance and requirements you’ll receive a certificate!


This course is most optimal for students that are currently in a leadership position. Whether it is leading a small project team within student association, start-up, initiative, or aspiring future leader, this course will empower you to be an organized, inspiring and effective leader.


Eight sessions are held once a week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at EUR campus Woudestein, starting from the week of February 3rd till the week of March 23rd.

The starting time of the group sessions is 5pm and their duration is 2,5 to 3 hours. 

Small preparatory assignments will be required for some sessions.



University student, Fresh alumni or Board memeber


Able to participate in 6 out of 8 sessions (first session is mandatory)


Fill in the registration form below before the deadline (Sunday, January 26th at midnight)


Sessions will be led by a team of experienced trainers. On each session, you can expect at least two of them facilitating the exercises, discussions, and sharing their experiences.

Henry Clark       

Does not follow the script. He breaks it. As Head of Education at Extraordinary Life, he holds workshops aimed at leading students to be authentic, find fulfillment and reduce suffering. After reading countless self-help books and conducting research on how to live meaningfully, Henry has developed a so-called “fulfillment equation”. He presents this equation to whomever he encounters, whilst living by it himself. The rest of his time is allocated to his master's degree in Finance & Investments.

Sofie van de Ven       

Sofie is a bachelor in International Business. Her experience with public speaking and leadership started with AIESEC Netherlands where she went from facilitator to Local Committee President. She went to the international Train the Trainers were she learnt how to train and educate others as well as giving engaging presentations. Sophie has experience training people in different student associations, universities and companies. 

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