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Emotional Intelligence: Key to Success

1 Full Day  |  .6 CEUs

Emotional Intelligence Multiple research studies have demonstrated that emotional intelligence, defined as "the ability to monitor one's own and others feelings and emotions, to discriminate among them, and use this information to guide one's thinking and actions", is much more important than cognitive or technical abilities for professional and personal success.

Program Description

This informative, engaging and entertaining program, will utilize presentation, surveys, exercises, film-clips, and discussion to examine the four pillars of emotional intelligence–self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management. Exercises and skill practice will allow for enhancing confidence in utilizing critical competencies to enhance your emotional intelligence capacity for immediate payoff!

Learning Outcomes

~  Recognize the critical factor of emotional intelligence in professional and personal success
~  Obtain some baseline information of where you stand within the major four areas of emotional intelligence
~  Enhance understanding of what emotional intelligence is, and what it is not
~  Identify and explore some critical competencies for emotional intelligence effectiveness
~  Increase confidence and competence in applying some emotional intelligence strategies and skills


This program is designed for executives, supervisors, managers, and individuals who want to enhance understanding and competency in maximizing effectiveness through emotional intelligence in work and non-work settings.


Any of the executive education programs offered by the Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education (HCEEE) can be delivered to your organization at your location Please contact us for more information.

Program Fee

Program fee varies based on the size of your group and includes tuition, instructional materials and lunch. Please contact us for more information.


Neil Katz, Ph.D.

Dr. Katz has been a distinguished professor and consultant/trainer for numerous prestigious organizations in the public and private sector over the past 40 years. Most of his academic career has been at the number one rated Maxwell School of Citizenship at Syracuse University where he served as director or associate director of six different leadership and conflict resolution academic and consulting/training programs. Currently he is a Professor and former chair at Nova Southeastern University where he teaches courses on negotiation, conflict resolution, leadership and organizational consulting in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. In addition, he continues to head his own consulting group in interpersonal and organizational effectiveness. Author of over 30 books, book chapters and articles in emotional intelligence, negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution, Dr. Katz has received many awards including the Martin Luther King human rights award from the city of Syracuse for his commitment and work in nonviolence and conflict resolution.

Dr. Katz received his Ph.D. in American Studies from University of Maryland, M.A. in History and B.A. in English from St. Louis University.

Course Customization

Using core programs, we can customize the material to fit your corporate training needs. With our extensive resources and program facilitators, we will design a program that is tailored to fit your specified objectives and requirements.

Contact Information

For additional program information, please contact us at:

Hudson Center of Entrepreneurship and Executive Education
H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building, Suite 2088
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314
Tel: 954.262.5119
Toll Free: 800.672.7223, ext. 25119
Fax: 954.262.3188

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