Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

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Half-Day: Online

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Training Overview

This half-day, virtual, workshop will define what emotional intelligence is and how to apply it in a project environment. The students will learn how to become self-aware and use that realization to practice self-control in emotionally torrid situations. They will then look at those around them and tap into the emotions of co-workers and clients, developing empathy with others and managing relationships better. Of course, the goal of all this is to become a more effective leader by communicating more clearly, managing conflict constructively and providing inspirational leadership.

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Project Management Courses

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Learning Objectives

The term “emotional intelligence” was coined in 1972 by two psychologists – Shelley Duval and Robert Wiedlunk. Since then, the ability to understand both your own emotional state and that of those around you has proved to be a vital benefit in the management of teams and the engagement of stakeholders. By the end of this half-day workshop on Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers, participants will be equipped to:

  • Understand Emotional Triggers
  • Observe others and assess their emotional states
  • Adjust behaviour as appropriate to establish empathy and effective working relationships

Skill Level

Designed for newcomers to project management and senior technical staff looking to advance their careers with project management. This course demystifies project management and offers practical exercises, empowering students to confidently handle basic projects independently.

Delivery

This is a half-day online course, delivered through a virtual platform.

Inside a Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers Course: What's Included?

Relevant Course Materials

Access to materials for the Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers course.

Practice Questions

Access to our practice questions designed to enhance your understanding of Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers.

Access to Educate 360 LMS

Access our learning management system for supplementary documentations recordings.

Course and Customer Support

Telephone and e-mail support up to and including the day of the exam.

Course Agenda

This half-day, virtual, workshop will define what emotional intelligence is and how to apply it in a project environment. The students will learn how to become self-aware and use that realization to practice self control in emotionally torrid situations. They will then look at those around them and tap into the emotions of co-workers and clients, developing empathy with others and managing relationships better. Of course, the goal of all this is to become a more effective leader by communicating more clearly, managing conflict constructively and providing inspirational leadership.

  • Introduction
    • Background and definitions
  • What EI is and isn’t
  • How EI is different from IQ or is it?
  • Core concepts in EI – Self Perception, Self Expression, Interpersonal Relationships, Problem Solving, Stress Management
  • The Importance of Emotional Self-awareness in the virtual World
  • Empathy and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Using EI to Manage Stress
  • Creating a personal development plan

Eligibility Requirements

To apply for this course, you need to be:

  • Proficient in both written and verbal English. In other words, if English is not your first language, you must have a minimum overall International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band, or the equivalent Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score.
  • Reasonable numerate – i.e. understand basic arithmetic. Thus we require learners to have at least a Junior Certificate, or equivalent.
  • Computer literate. To access our learning management systems and virtual classroom-based courses, you need to be comfortable with basic information and communications technology. You are also expected to provide their own computer equipment to access our learning systems.

Why Study with Velopi?

Since our foundation in 2007, Velopi has carved a niche in the project management training space that is based firmly on close relationships with both companies and individuals. As our clients’ needs have evolved, so have our project management training courses. Today, we offer a comprehensive range of project management courses that are designed to meet the needs of any organisation or individual.

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“Velopi helped us achieve our first objective – gaining a high-level overview and common understanding of project management across the Team. We found the learning particularly useful in examining the versatility of our product and methodologies to meet our customer needs.”

Aisling Creedon
Team Lead, Enterprise Customer Success, Teamwork

“The biggest impact that the Velopi course had on me was learning how the science and framework of project management can help in managing people as well as through interpersonal and direct communication- the penny really dropped about this for me during the course.”

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FAQs

Everything you need to know about the course. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, chat with our team.

Velopi’s courses are aimed at adult learners. We value the life experiences of our students and encourage everyone attending to contribute and to apply their existing experience to new situations.

At the start of each course, students will be provided with their instructor’s e-mail address and contact phone number. They are invited to make contact if they have any questions after the class.

Each one of the “Club PDU” courses are stand-alone offerings.
Following a continuing professional development course, many students are inspired to take their project management development a step further and we encourage our students to discuss their career plans with us. We can recommend further formal training leading to more advanced qualifications.

All students will receive a Certificate of Completion. This certificate sends out a strong signal that you are serious about the project management profession and seek to develop further in this role.

All of our instructors are Project Management Professionals (PMPs)®. Each has over a decade of industry experience and uses this to provide plenty of real-world examples to bring the courses to life.

Project management is a transferable skill. Thus these courses are relevant to all industries from Medical Devices, through Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Construction & Engineering, the Public Sector, to Information & Communications Technologies.

This is reflected in the nature of our case study exercises. Students quickly realize that the problems they have faced in the workplace are very similar to those outlined in class.

Students also meet project managers from other industries and networking with these brings home the universal nature of most project management issues.

Yes we do! Please contact us to discuss your requirements. Many of our courses can also be delivered, face-to-face, at your own facility.

Any project manager, or even anyone who works in a team environment, will profit from developing self and group awareness, as well as being able to apply these insights into the development and management of teams and the effective engagement of stakeholders.

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