EQ @ Work


Course introduction

Emotional intelligence has long been identified to be the #1 predictor of professional success and personal excellence. Unlike IQ, it is also widely agreed that EQ is easily learnable and can be improved fairly rapidly.
This workshop will provide a good understanding of the two core components of EQ: intrapersonal and interpersonal intelligence, as well as a step-by-step plan for increasing emotional intelligence using the four core EQ skills – self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management. Participants will learn proven strategies in these four core skills to help them build empathy, communicate more effectively and improve as team players. They will also be coached to develop self-resilience in overcoming challenges and motivated to embrace continuous learning and personal development in their workplace.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

  • Understand and harness the power of emotional intelligence at work
  • Develop to be an effective positive influencer and communicate more effectively
  • Enhance their personal effectiveness & improve work relationships 
  • Enhance their employability and workplace productivity

Target Audience

Management, Executive and Non-executive Staff.

Course Outline

Module 1: Understanding Emotional Intelligence

  • Four Core Skills    
Module 2: Intra-Personal Intelligence
  • Self-Awareness & Introspect
  • Identifying Thought Patterns
  • Thinking Traps & Limiting Beliefs
Module 3: Inter-Personal Intelligence
  • Understanding Different Personalities & Styles
  • People Reading Skills - DISC
  • Developing Empathy
Module 4: Cultivating Emotional Intelligence
  • Self-Awareness Strategies
  • Self-Management Strategies
  • Social Awareness Strategies
Module 5: Developing Self Resilience
  • 90/10 Rule
  • 50% Rule
  • 1% Rule
Module 6: Relationship Management Strategies
  • 10 Key Strategies
  • 10 Laws of Teamwork
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
Module 7: Workplace Applications                             
  • Cultivating Service Excellence
  • Become a Super Salesperson
  • Enhancing Productivity @ Work

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Dr Tan

Dr Tan is the Principal Trainer and Managing Director at Tony Buzan Learning Centre as well as Mind Map Training Centre.

He graduated from the National University of Singapore with direct honours in Accountancy in 1984 and subsequently a Masters in Business Administration. He also has a Doctorate in Business Administration and an advanced Postgraduate diploma in consultancy from the Henley Management College in the UK. His research interests include strategic planning, strategic marketing, management leadership, emotional intelligence and mental literacy.

Dr Tan has extensive corporate experience and was previously a Senior Business Manager with the Standard Chartered Bank, Chief Executive of Europa Holdings Pte Ltd, Vice Chairman of China United Pure Water Company and Chairman of The Beverage Company of Asia in China.

He is also the pioneer of the Buzan 5-Step Learning Plan® for nurturing life-long learners. He published a research paper with the Henley Management College UK in early 2006 on developing intelligences and presented this paper as a Conference Speaker in the ASCD 2007 Conference in Anaheim, LA United States.

A Buzan Instructor, DISC Facilitator, ACTA, 6-Seconds® EQ Trainer and IAL Associate Adult Educator, Dr Tan has conducted numerous executive workshops and programmes for various corporates, schools and government institutions in Singapore.