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Emotional Intelligence Workshop: Transform your workplace culture

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Advanced emotional intelligence skills help you and your team to build a strong, positive culture, improve the speed of work by accommodating for friction positively, and foster transparency, compassion, empathy, and care that will ultimately improve decision-making and productivity in your workplace.

Event details

A four-part workshop to help improve you and your team’s emotional intelligence skills through practical strategies.

Tuesday 3 September 2019
9.00am to 4.30pm
137 St Georges Terrace, Perth
See individual pricing below

In this workshop, you will learn to identify and apply practical strategies with the aim to improve your emotional intelligence skills in the areas of self-perception, self-expression, interpersonal, decision-making, and stress management that we encounter every day in our personal lives and in the workplace.

This is a four-part workshop; an online questionnaire where you self-rate your emotional intelligence, a pre-workshop session that occurs 2-3 weeks before, the full-day workshop on 3 September 2019 held at Curtin St Georges Terrace followed by a 2 hour group session approximately 6 weeks later to share how the emotional intelligence strategies have been implemented into their workplace.


  • Individual: $895
  • Individual (alumni/student): $795
  • Table of 6: $4,475
  • Table of 6 (alumni/student): $3,975

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Workshop details

Pre-workshop – online and via Skype

Online questionnaire: 20-30 minutes:

Participants will be required to complete the online Emotional Quotient Inventory which creates an individualised 20-page report on your self-perceived emotional intelligence skills.

Skype or Zoom online Session for 20 minutes:

Participants will then participate in an individual session via Skype with Dr Nigel Gribble (Curtin University) to discuss the outcomes of their Emotional Intelligence Report.

Preparatory readings:

Complete 2 or 3 readings on key topics related to emotional intelligence.

Workshop Session 1: Emotional intelligence and the individual

Following a discussion around the definitions of emotional intelligence, you will complete a detailed overview and discussion of the Model of Emotional Intelligence (created by Bar-on (1996) and modified by Multi-Health Systems (2011)). You will then review the current research into the benefits of emotional intelligence for individuals.

Activities will include:

  • Identification of how the 20 emotional intelligence skills can positively and negatively impact your decision-making,
  • Critique and comparison of profiles of people, leaders, with excellent (and under-developed) emotional intelligence skills,
  • Individual work on identifying people and leaders that the participants know who have advanced and under-developed emotional intelligence skills, dissect emotional intelligence in your own life and how your emotional intelligence currently (and in the past) impacts your professional and personal life.

You will discuss strategies to improve your emotional intelligence and learn how you can implement these to improve your own emotional intelligence.

Workshop Session 2: Emotional intelligence and teams and workplace culture

  • You will review the current research into the benefits of emotional intelligence for teams and workplace culture.
  • As a group you will work on the impact of emotional intelligence on workplace culture and team dynamics. You will identify aspects of your workplace culture that can be transformed by using advanced emotional intelligence skills.
  • You will be introduced to strategies to improve team emotional intelligence skills and implement strategies that may improve your team’s overall emotional intelligence.

Workshop Session 3: Implementing emotional intelligence strategies into your team and workplace

  • You will spend time deciding on the practical strategies that you will trial in your workplace with your teams and discuss how to best implement these innovations.
  • You will finish by reviewing and reflecting on the workshop and evaluate the day.

2 hour follow up session

Approximately 6 weeks after the workshop participants will be invited back for a 2-hour group session to share how the emotional intelligence strategies learnt have been implemented into their workplace.

Learning outcomes

Following the workshop you will be able to apply practical strategies to improve your emotional intelligence skills in your professional and personal life. You will be able to implement the practical strategies to improve your team’s emotional intelligence which will potentially transform your workplace culture.

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is suited to leaders, managers and staff wishing to upskill on the fundamentals and current research on emotional intelligence in the workplace and in their personal lives.

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Dr Nigel Gribble: Lecturer and Researcher, Faculty of Health Services, Curtin University

Nigel is a lecturer and researcher in the School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work, and Speech Pathology with a decade long interest in emotional intelligence and its impact on work performance.

He has completed a PhD entitled: ‘The Influence of Work Integrated Learning Placements on the Emotional Intelligence of Therapy Students’.

Associate Professor Chris Skinner: The University of Notre Dame, Fremantle

Associate Professor Chris Skinner is Chair Professional and Personal Development, Medical School at Notre Dame University, responsible for the development and coordination of professional programmes, research and consultancy activities.

He has extensive qualifications in the fields of education, psychology and health management.

Professor Skinner is the Congress Convener for the International Congress on Emotional Intelligence held in Fremantle from 14-17 July 2019.

David Mahon: Principal Consultant, Mahon Consulting

David has over twenty years’ experience in governance, risk management and compliance, working in London, Perth and Sydney. As Principal of Mahon Consulting, he provides corporate governance, risk and regulatory compliance support to a number of companies across the spectrum, working with the boards and leadership teams of mining and resources, healthcare, ICT, primary industries, real estate, financial services, Not-For-Profit and infrastructure organisations.

David is a Chartered Company Secretary, a Fellow and graduate of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He holds post-graduate qualifications in risk and compliance from Charles Sturt University, NSW.