Emotional Intelligence - The Foundation for Your Career & Leadership Success

DATE: Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm PDT

  • 5:30pm to 6:00pm - Registration and mingling with light refreshments available
  • 6:00pm to 8:00pm - Workshop
Location: Classroom C400, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St., Vancouver, BC


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How much of an impact does emotional intelligence have on your professional growth? A great deal! According to research, 66% of job success is attributed to EQ and the potential to earn $29,000 more. This interactive workshop will help you develop a better understanding of what emotional intelligence is, why it matters and the role it plays as we develop as leaders. 

Key takeaways:

  • Understand what Emotional Intelligence is and why it is important for careers
  • Identify and understand the key emotional and social skills that increase leadership and innovation success
  • Learn about and reflect on 6 EQ components of your own emotional intelligence in regards to leadership and innovation.

Cost: $25

About the Facilitator

Kristine Thody, CPCC, PCC is the Associate Director, Alumni Careers with UBC Sauder School of Business and has been overseeing the alumni career services portfolio since 2012. She brings 25 years of diverse experience including 11 years as a recruiter. Kristine is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach having trained with the most rigorous program in the coaching industry, is a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaches Federation and is certified in the Emotional Intelligence (EQ) Assessment.


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