A Beginners Guide to Emotional Intelligence
Our emotions and how we deal with them affect both our personal and professional lives in more ways than one. It impacts our physical & mental health, our performance at school or work, our relationships, and our overall well-being.
This course uses a simple approach to systematically develop your ability to understand and manage emotions and build stronger relationships. It introduces the necessary concepts and skills that make up emotional intelligence and provides simple actionable strategies to develop these skills and apply them in your everyday life.
During the course, you will become more aware of your own emotions through observation and self-reflection exercises. You’ll also create your own personalised action plan to deal with your emotions and respond appropriately to the emotions of others. Additionally, you gain important insights into how to deal with common dysfunctional emotions such as anger and stress. While learning how to build and maintain strong relationships by developing your empathy and active listening skills.
This course is ideal for those who want to better understand and manage their emotions, and build successful relationships. In the long run, the knowledge gained and skills learned during the course provide multi-dimensional benefits in both your personal as well as professional lives.
What you’ll learn?
After completing the course, you’ll be able to:
- Become more aware of your own emotions and learn how to manage them better
- Become socially aware of the emotions of others by developing skills such as empathy and active listening
- Use the understanding of your own emotions and those of others to develop and manage relationships more successfully
Who is your instructor?
Surabhi Bhuskute who is a University Teacher, Corporate Trainer, and Facilitator with a PhD in Human Resource Management and a decade of experience in teaching, training & HR consulting.
What’s in the course?
It is a self-paced, beginner’s level course that includes short videos and tasks that help you to apply the knowledge gained personally. The micro-course is made up of 5 modules:
- Module 1: Introduction
- Module 2: Understanding your own emotions
- Module 3: Managing your emotions
- Module 4: Understanding the emotions of others
- Module 5: Managing Relationships
Work your way through all the course material in the order that it is displayed on the page.
How to pass?
To pass this course, you will need to complete all the course activities and get at least 75% of them correct. You will also need to give us some feedback at the end of the course.
Once all those parts are completed and we have received your feedback, we will check all everything is completed and prepare your certificate. Please be patient, as it might take us about a week to email your certificate to you.
We hope that you enjoy the course! If you have any questions about the course material, please do not hesitate to contact us at Edufication@xamk.fi. We will try to get back to you as soon as possible.
Don’t forget to answer the course feedback at the end of the course to receive a certificate!