Describe and define emotional intelligence and identify its components
Identify differences between trait, ability and mixed models of emotional intelligence
Apply the concept of emotional intelligence to a workplace setting
Demonstrate what makes emotional intelligence different from ‘traditional’ intelligence
Explain how emotional intelligence can be used to improve inter-personal relationships and guide self-development
Compare and contrast interventions designed to develop emotional intelligence in the workplace
Evaluate the strengths and limitations of emotional intelligence research
On this course you will explore how emotional intelligence influences not only our relationships with others but also with ourselves.
You will be introduced to the origins of emotional intelligence and key theorists who have attempted to define, develop and discuss this fascinating construct.
You will examine ways in which emotional intelligence can be measured, how emotional intelligence can be applied within organisational settings and whether it is possible for someone to be taught how to become more emotionally intelligent.
The origins of emotional intelligence
The trait, ability and mixed models of emotional intelligence
How to measure emotional intelligence
Criticisms of emotional intelligence research
How emotional intelligence can be applied in organisational settings
Emotional intelligence interventions
This course is for anyone with a professional or personal interest in exploring emotional intelligence in workplace settings. It is suitable for those with a background in business, psychology or with relevant work experience and for those who wish to expand their existing knowledge of emotional intelligence. It is part of the MSc Business and Organisational Psychology, which is accredited by the Association for Business Psychology.
Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.