Micro Course Information: LDEQ122 - Emotional and Social Intelligence

The definition of intelligence has moved beyond intellectual ability. The most successful and self-fulfilled people are not necessarily the smartest ones, but the ones who understand and apply emotional and social skills. In this micro course, you will learn how self-awareness, self-regulation, empathy and motivation are driven by our biology and affect our personal and work lives. You will also create a plan to apply this knowledge in your own life.

After successfully completing this micro course, you'll be able to:   

  • - Trace how the definition of intelligence has changed to include emotional and social intelligence skills, which are influenced by our biology and affect all areas of our lives
  • - Apply emotional and social intelligence skills for self-management
  • - Develop enhanced work and leadership skills using emotional and social intelligence strategies
  • - Evaluate strategies from positive psychology, which includes emotional and social intelligence skills, in order to create processes and plans for ongoing personal development

Micro Course Outline:

Unit 1 - Learn about different types of intelligence and how emotional and social skills are affected by our biology.

Unit 2 - Explore how we can adapt and grow in our intelligences, identify different emotional intelligence skills, and create a personal plan to apply strategies to strengthen your emotional intelligence.

Unit 3 - Identify different social intelligence skills (or "soft skills") and create a personal plan to apply strategies to strengthen your social intelligence.

Unit 4 - Learn about why emotional and social intelligence skills are important in the workplace, and explore emotional and social intelligence skill characteristics used by positive workplace leaders.

Unit 5 - Identify the traits that affect our life satisfaction; apply emotional and social intelligence skills to the bigger picture of life success, fulfillment, and happiness; and design a personal path for success.

This micro course is 100% online, features 15 hours of engaging content, and is self-paced during the course open and close dates. You will receive access to the micro course on the 1st of the month, but you are free to work through the material when it works best in your schedule! More information is available on our CareerPLUS website or on our FAQ page.

This micro course counts towards the CareerPLUS Emotionally Intelligent Leader badge.

 Session Information: MC0722V1-LDEQ122

Schedule: Self-paced. Accessible online 24-hours, starting on 09/01/2022 and ending on 10/31/2022.
Times: 12:00am - 11:59pm


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Michele Vosberg


Online, IA 52001