Do you have a question on the Annual Conversation.  Or are you facing a difficult situation regarding your upcoming Annual Conversation?  Now you can discuss this in a confidential online meeting with our trainer, Jan Jacob de Groot, who specializes in Annual Conversations (jaargesprekken).

Target audience

Employees of the UvA


  • to support you with your upcoming difficult annual conversation
  • to  equip you for other annual conversations
  • facilitate the communication with your supervisor in the long term

How does it work

  1. The employee submits the intake form
  2. The employee receives, based on the intake, specific backgrounds in an e-learning to prepare for step 3
  3. This step consists 0f:
    • Online coaching meeting (possibly a roleplay to prepare for the real Annual Conversation).
    • A short online meeting with the employee that can lead to a request to the manager to meet to discuss how to come to a succesful Annual Conversation.

Planning:  max 2 hours in total


Jan Jacob de Groot from Trans Missie training en advies will be your coach. He has a lot of experience in training and supporting in annual conversations, especially in universities.


Apply by filling out this intake form:

UvA Coaching Annual Conversation (jaargesprek) intake form

  • All information remains confidential. Don't share information that is not relveant for the case (e.g. names etc). Only the name of the supervisor will be shared with P&O (the personnel department Executive Staff) for billing reasons.