Emotional Intelligence Basics

What is Emotional Intelligence? 

Emotion Notion and the idea of managing your emotions was built on the premise of emotional intelligence. It is important before you begin to learn how to manage your emotions that you have a foundation of what emotional intelligence is. 

 

Emotional intelligence, in a nutshell, is the ability to recognize, understand, express and control your feelings while being to recognize and understand emotions in others, too. Basically, how do you emotionally handle situations? Do you notice when other people feel a certain way? Establishing this baseline is important to learn how to manage your emotions more effectively.

 

The best way to think about emotional intelligence is in five components, like the five layers of the ocean. Look at the Emotion Ocean to the right to get a high level overview of these  emotional intelligence elements. Look at the courses below to sign up for a more, in-depth course of these elements.   

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Course Title: What is Emotional Intelligence? 

Course Code: E101

Pre-requisite(s): None

Format(s): In-person training

Course Description:  During this course you will learn the basics of emotional intelligence including its definition and five identifying components.

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Course Title: Getting to Know You 

Course Code: E102

Pre-requisite(s): EI101

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Course Description:  During this course you will learn more about one of the emotional intelligence components, Self-Awareness. You will also have an opportunity to recognize and understand your own emotions more and how they can affect the other components of emotional intelligence.

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Course Title: Getting to Understand You 

Course Code: E103

Pre-requisite(s): EI101, EI102

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Course Description:  During this course you will learn more about one of the emotional intelligence components, Self-Regulation. You will also have the opportunity to test your ability to control your emotions and impulses and how much you recognize and understand your emotions from the Self-Awareness course.

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Course Title: Getting to Know Others 

Course Code: E104

Pre-requisite(s): EI101, EI102, EI103

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Course Description:  During this course you will learn more about one of the emotional intelligence components, Social Awareness. After understanding, recognizing and controlling your own emotions, you are now ready to venture off into the emotional world of others. You will, therefore, learn about being able to empathize in order to recognize and understand the emotions of others.

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Course Title: Getting to Understand Others 

Course Code: E105

Pre-requisite(s): EI101, EI102, EI103, EI104

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Course Description:  During this course you will learn more about the final emotional intelligence component, Social Skills.  With all you have learned with emotional intelligence, you can now focus on managing your relationships including handling conflict effectively and maintaining relationships.

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