Emotional Intelligence (EQ-101)

4-week Online Course

Course Fee: $75 (Invoiced to students during first week of classes)

Required Materials: There is an additional $64.50 student-paid cost associated with an online component of this course. A paper copy of the assessment (currently $25.95) may be purchased in lieu of the online version but you must have it in hand by the 2nd week of the course. Information and instructions will be provided by the course facilitator during the course.

At the core of success in all organizational endeavors is the concept of Emotional Intelligence. The more emotionally intelligent people are, the more effectively they can handle stress, communicate effectively with others, and work together to reach common goals.

This MAT course will help fish and wildlife agency participants understand what emotional intelligence is and help them start the process of increasing their Emotional IQ’s. Students will gain a better understanding of how our brains work and how they are built to interact with the brains of others. They will also gain a better understanding of themselves while learning to appreciate the unique talents that every person in their organization brings to the table. Students will also learn skills for managing emotions and moods and will learn how to be more effective inter-personally. Finally, the course will help participants set up a plan for future interpersonal growth.

Specific Course Learning Objectives Include:

  • Understand the Human Brain and Define Emotional Intelligence
  • Increase Self-Awareness via the DiSC profile
  • Learn new ways to think about and manage thoughts, emotions, and behaviors
  • Understand the power of empathy in managing relationships
  • Explore methods for making personal life changes and maintaining motivation