Expertise Center Leadership

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The Leadership Expertise Center has been pioneering authentic and shared leadership of leaders, teams and organizations since 2011. We are a group of researchers and lecturers who develop knowledge and inspire a network of organizations through exclusive labs, leader dialogues and gatherings. Every year we work with over 1,500 leaders in Belgium and abroad.

Main activities of the Expertise Center

  • Put authentic and shared leadership, and leadership development on the agenda of organizations and society.
  • Perform practical and relevant academic research on leadership development.
  • Be a thought leader and trendsetter in leadership development in Belgium.
  • Be the active center in an international network for academic research on leadership.
  • Inspire a network of alumni, leaders and people from the industry for state-of-the-art leadership development.


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March 03, 2018
Inspiration Day 2018

On March 3, it will be our pleasure to help you determine the course of your professional journey. Come to our Inspiration Day and take the free...


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June 11, 2017
Antwerp Management School launches podcast series ‘Leadership is everywhere’

Met de podcast 'Leiderschap is overal' laat Antwerp Management School het brede publiek proeven van hun kijk op leiderschap.


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Do you know your "switching cost" as a leader?

February 12, 2018 by Karen Wouters

We’ve gotten rid of our tails, but not our emotions. With that statement Dr. Steven Poelmans, professor at Antwerp Management School and EADA Business School, started the Leadership Lab “inside a leader’s brain”. How come emotions have survived all these years? The limbic system takes…

On a school trip to the Flemish Parliament

February 08, 2018 by Koen Marichal

A few weeks ago, Koen Marichal was invited to the Education Commission of the Flemish Parliament to…

Why self-leadership without context doesn't work

December 12, 2017 by Karen Wouters

“As HR and organizational development professionals, what brings you to a lab about…

Leadership with a small ‘l’

October 02, 2017 by Koen Marichal

A few weeks ago, Doctors for Doctors organized an evening devoted to the film Burning Out by the…

Showing vulnerability as a leader… a delicate balance

September 14, 2017 by Anne Lemaire

For the September 5 Leadership Lab, doctoral candidate Johannes Claeys met with members of our…

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