The University of Adelaide

Leading With Emotional Intelligence

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About the course

Apply emotional intelligence to lead more effectively.

Research shows that emotional intelligence (EQ), totally unrelated to IQ, is actually the single biggest predictor of performance in the workplace - it accounts for 58% of performance in all types of jobs. It's also considered the strongest driver of leadership and personal excellence.

The good news is - a high EQ can be actively developed. This interactive high impact course is your first step in that direction, by developing your understanding of emotional intelligence and how to harness it to improve organisational performance.

What will you learn?

  • Use your new knowledge to change your style to influence others
  • Explore motivation and values and how they influence individuals
  • Coach and develop people
  • Better manage staff performance
  • Deal with conflict as an initiator, responder and mediator
  • Enhance your emotional intelligence to inspire and coach others through the uncertainty of change initiative
  • Create an action plan to set goals for developing emotional intelligence skills

Who should attend

Managers, team leaders, and professionals who are seeking to understand and improve their emotional intelligence to improve their effectiveness as managers and leaders.

Trust the experts

David Pender

Since 2002, Principal of Knowledge Perspectives, a consulting collaborative that specialises in the management and development of knowledge intensive organisations. Since 2003, adjunct lecturer firstly at the Adelaide Graduate School of Business and now at the University of Adelaide Business Sch...


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