Emotional Intelligence

Leadership – Emotional Intelligence

Learn about Emotional Intelligence in Leadership

Introduction

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the ability to recognise, understand and manage the emotions of oneself and of others. It is developed throughout life and can be learnt and improved on. Emotional intelligence has been shown to positively influence work performance, leadership, relationships, patient satisfaction and psychological health. A person’s EI can be assessed and areas of strength and weakness can be identified and worked on.

Aims

This course aims to describe and define EI. It will explore the role of EI in effective leadership. It will guide you in identifying areas of EI strength and opportunities for EI improvement within yourself and help develop an action plan to improve EI and leadership effectiveness

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.