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Emotional Intelligence: How to Increase Your EI

Emotional IntelligenceWe are pleased to announce the launch of our latest professional development course: Emotional Intelligence: How to Increase Your EI.

Class Name: Emotional Intelligence: How to Increase Your EI

Audience: All employees

Instructors: Martha Streeter, Director, Communications, Learning & Professional Development and Chrissy Haviland, Sr. HR Marketing Communications Specialist 

Prerequisite: None

Class Description: Did you know that 90% of top performers have high Emotional Intelligence? And that Emotional Intelligence is responsible for 58% of your job performance? Studies have shown that employees with Emotional Intelligence are more likely to be successful than those who are just technically competent, and that people with higher levels of emotional intelligence enjoy more satisfying and successful careers and relationships. 

This training will show you how to increase your Emotional Intelligence and how that can help you develop and enhance your UMass Chan Core Competencies. Also, you will learn how to prepare for your Spring performance review and prepare an outline where you demonstrated your UMass Chan Core Competencies with your increased Emotional Intelligence. The training will include the following topics:

Topics include:  

  • Definition of Emotional Intelligence
  • History of Emotional Intelligence
  • EQ vs IQ
  • Why Emotional Intelligence is so important in the workplace
  • The Five Areas of Emotional Intelligence
  • What you can do to increase you Emotional Intelligence
  • How increasing your Emotional Intelligence can help you develop and enhance your UMass Chan Core Competencies
  • Demonstrate your UMass Chan Core Competencies and increased Emotional Intelligence at your Spring performance review 

Venue: Classroom

Timeline: Offered weekly; 1 hour each class; classes run October-November

Registration: For more details and to register* click here.

*Please note, when you register, you will need to access our UMass Chan intranet site.