Emotional Intelligence

Course CodeBPS223
Fee CodeS2
Duration (approx)100 hours
QualificationStatement of Attainment

Learn to evaluate, understand and apply Emotional Intelligence,

  • In marketing
  • Managing employees
  • In relationships
  • In Education and Training

Lesson Structure

There are 9 lessons in this course:

  1. Emotions and Emotional Intelligence
    • Introduction
    • What is Emotional Intelligence?
    • Social Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence
    • Understanding Emotions
    • Models of Emotions
    • Emotional Development
    • Elements of Emotional Intelligence
    • Why Study EI?
  2. Biology of Emotions
    • Development of Emotions
    • Infancy
    • Toddler to Early Childhood
    • Middle to Late Childhood
    • Adolescence
    • Nervous System and Emotions
    • Theories of Emotion
    • Unusual Sensory States
    • Highly Sensitive People
    • Synaesthesia
  3. EI Models
    • Ability Model (Salovey & Mayer)
    • Performance-based Model (Goleman)
    • Competency-Based Model (Bar-On)
  4. Measuring Emotional Intelligence
    • Why Measure Emotional Intelligence?
    • Prediction of Performance
    • Improves Relationships
    • Leadership
    • EI versus IQ – Stability
    • Measures of Emotional Intelligence
    • Self-Report
    • Specific Ability Measures
    • Bar-On’s Emotional Quotient Inventory (EQ-i)
    • Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT)
    • Other Report/Observer Ratings
  5. EI Applications – Employing Staff
    • Why is Emotional Intelligence Useful at Work?
    • Workplace Harmony
    • Employee Retention
    • Social Competencies
    • Predicting Success
    • Recruitment
    • Interviews
    • Recruiting Team Members
    • Recruiting Leaders
    • Ethical Considerations of Using EI in Recruitment
    • What About Low EI?
  6. EI Applications – Managing Employees
    • How Can Emotional Intelligence be Applied to Workplace Management?
    • Leadership & EI
    • Leadership Training
    • EI in Management
    • Training Employees
    • Limitations of Training Programs in EI
    • Empirically Based Training Programs
    • Employee or Freelance Workers
    • Stress Management
    • Workplace Culture
  7. EI Applications in Marketing
    • EI in Marketing
    • Applying EI Theory to Marketing
    • Using EI in Marketing
    • Consumer Behaviour
    • Empathy
    • Social Skills
  8. Applications in Relationships and Self-Awareness
    • Self-Awareness, Emotional Intelligence, and Wellbeing
    • Negative Self-Talk
    • Procrastination
    • Stress
    • EI & Relationships
    • Romantic Relationships
    • Other Relationships
    • Building Relationships
    • Arguments and Discussions
    • Conflict Management
    • EI & Relationship Strategies
    • Setting Goals
    • Considering Alternate Perspectives
    • Writing Redirection Phrases and Feeling Statements Ahead of Time
    • Tools for Developing Self-Awareness
  9. Applications in Education and Training
    • How Our Emotions Affect Our Education
    • Attention & Emotion
    • Emotional Intelligence & Studying
    • Emotional Intelligence & Academic Performance
    • Teaching and Emotional Intelligence
    • Self-Assessment of EI
    • How Teachers Model Emotional Intelligence in Classroom Settings
    • Resilience
    • Social and Emotional Learning
    • Classroom Tools for Developing Emotional Intelligence
    • Mood Monitor
    • Journaling
    • Reflection
    • Education at Work
    • Communication
    • Facilitation and Engagement
    • Motivation


  • Describe the nature, scope, and relevance of emotional intelligence.
  • Explain physiological and other biological aspects of emotions and the relationship with emotional intelligence.
  • Describe models of emotional intelligence.
  • Describe methods for measuring emotional intelligence.
  • Describe ways in which emotional intelligence may be useful for employing someone, from the perspective of both the employee and employer.
  • Explain how emotional intelligence can be applied to workplace management
  • Explain applications for emotional intelligence with marketing.
  • Describe tools to develop self-awareness and applications of emotional intelligence in relation to relationships, self-awareness, and wellbeing.
  • Describe how emotional intelligence is associated with learning.

Who Is This Course Suitable For?

This course is suitable for anyone who works with people and wants to understand more about effective communication and work relationships. For example, people working in, or wanting to work in -

  • teaching
  • counselling
  • social work
  • caring
  • foster caring
  • marketing
  • advertising
  • copywriting
  • personnel
  • management
  • staff training and development
  • Etc.

It is also suitable for anyone who is interested in people and wants to interact more effectively.

Why Study This Course?

  • This course is studied online or by e-learning. You can study it from anywhere in the world.
  • It is also self-paced, so you can study the course to fit in with you and your lifestyle.
  • An understanding of emotional intelligence is also good for your CV. So improve your job and career prospects by studying emotional intelligence.

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