Online Delivery: March 2, 3, 5, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19, 2021

Effective Growth Through Emotional Intelligence


The focus of this program on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is to learn to identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in an effective and positive way. A higher EQ helps individuals to communicate better, reduce their anxiety and stress, defuse conflicts, improve relationships, empathize with others, and effectively overcome life’s challenges. Shifting to virtual a world requires more attunement, connection, utilization of different tools and skills, where picking up on queues is a necessity. This program will enable you to do just that.
  • Number of Sessions

  • Number of Hours

    8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ET each day
  • Course Investment*

    Eligible for 15% Early Bird Special until Feb. 28, 2021| Discount Code: EarlyBird


  • Ideal For

    People who work in industries that gain their business value through developing relationships.
  • Outcomes

    Become an emotionally mature leader with a fuller understanding yourself and others by assess your emotional intelligence to understand your strengths and opportunities to grow.
  • Enviroment

    A space where you can take the time to reflect and examine your decisions and how they can enable you to lead a life determined by your conscious intentions rather than circumstances alone.

Emotional Intelligence 5 Competency Measures

Concerns your ability to know and manage your “inner self”

Deals with how you face the world and express your emotions

Ability to be flexible, tolerate stress, and control impulses

People skills and the ability to influence others

Using emotions in the best way to solve problems and make optimal choices

Develop Your EQ

Develop your EQ to profoundly affect your choices by creating options you may not have otherwise imagined or considered to be possibilities.

Learning Objectives

This online course will deliver 3 hours of interactive online learning each day (8:30 a.m. -11:30 p.m. ET).
  • Self Awareness

    Measurably increase self-awareness and social awareness and develop more effective self-management and relationship management skills.
  • Effective Communication

    Become more effective communicating with clients, colleagues at all levels in the organization, and prospective clients and future colleagues.
  • Authentic Relationships

    Learn and develop (through practice) capacity for staying in relationship (collegial, client/professional, prospective clients and colleagues) with authenticity and integrity.
  • Organizational Influence

    Develop strategies and tactics for influencing the organizational culture to foster authentic data flow (communications) among members of the organization.
  • Conscious Choices

    Develop and hone skills for tempering the neural limbic system (“fight or flight” response) to replace impulsive and automatic response patterns with conscious choice patterns.
  • Challenge Acceptance

    Appreciate that significant challenges and attendant anxiety in our lives are the source of our growth. Avoiding anxiety creates stress.

Expert Faculty

Karl  Kuhnert
Professor in the Practice of Organization & Management

Karl Kuhnert, Ph.D

Karl Kuhnert has built a career centered on effectively growing executive talent. He’s an expert in the areas of leadership development and assessment, decision-making, artificial intelligence, organizational change and development, and survey design and evaluation. One distinguishing facet of Karl’s courses is the concept of maturity. His approach eclipses typical coursework by accelerating leaders’ maturation in how they see themselves and those around them, thereby
enabling them to influence others and become better leaders.

Gain Insights

Understand the “emotionally intelligent brain” and how neuroscience lends insight to understand leadership behaviors.

Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents.

15% Early Bird Special
Professional development is more important now than ever and we want you to capitalize on this going into the new year. Although many professionals face shrinking organizational resources at this time, Emory Executive Education wants to ensure broad access to new knowledge and skills to prepare professionals to tackle the "next normal." We are offering a limited time 15% Early Bird special to all participants who register for select courses by February 28, 2021. Please note, course discount price will vary per course and some workshops are not eligible. Please check course pages for more details.

Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Government and Non-Profit
Custom Clients

Organizations are also eligible for a group pricing package for sending multiples participants through our in-person and online programs over the course of a year. Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

Want to know more?

Please speak with Learning Advisor, Sarah Gill, to learn more about this course and discover what Emory Executive Education can do for you.