Emotional Intelligence for Leaders: From Insight to Impact

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For registration assistance: 608-262-2451


Watch the instructor, Tracy, explain why Emotional Intelligence is so valuable!

This emotional intelligence training for managers focuses on the actions and practical tools that can build an E.I. culture within teams. Leaders with high EQ possess empathy and self-awareness, enabling respectful, effective, and creative collaboration even when the going gets tough. Emotionally intelligent teams are better equipped to solve problems, adapt to change, work together more effectively and achieve greater productivity. It starts at the top. Develop the advanced skills needed to build emotional intelligence for yourself and for your team by signing up today.

Participants will have the advantage of completing the EQi 2.0 self-assessment in advance of the class — the cost is included in the class fee.


Learning objectives:

  • Learn the brain science of emotions that drive common workplace behaviors.
  • Understand your own emotional intelligence skills and how they impact your relationships with others.
  • Identify ways to support team members in learning to manage their own emotions and reactions to others when they encounter differences of opinion, conflict and high-stakes decisions.
  • Expand your influence and credibility by developing your ability to respond skillfully as pressures increase.
  • Learn how to guide your team in gaining greater empathy and understanding by creating an environment of psychological safety where people feel valued by you and their peers.
  • Explore a toolkit of templates and resources to immediately apply with your team to cultivate the group's increased emotional intelligence skills.

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Overview: Extra Information

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Division of Continuing Studies is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

Earn Continuing Education Hours

By participating in this class you will earn:

Instructional Hours 6
University of Wisconsin Continuing Education Units .6

Explanation of Continuing Education Hours

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Program Questions?

Contact Laura Kahl at laura.kahl@wisc.edu

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Email registrations@pyle.wisc.edu or call 608-262-2451.

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Meet your instructor

Tracy Nelson

(MS, Organizational Development, Edgewood College) SPHR, CPTD, is the President of Aspire Talent Group, and has been a senior-level human resource, organizational development, and learning and talent development leader for more than 30 years. She was the Vice President for Talent Solutions for UW's Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional and Executive Development and continues as a member of their adjunct faculty.  Before joining CPED, Tracy was the director of learning and development for UW-Health/University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and vice president, training and organizational development for Summit Credit Union.