TRAINING SESSION – UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE – WHAT IS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE?
This is a continuation of the training session from the previous post which introduced the session and identified the learning objectives. This part of the training session will answer a key question which is, what is emotional intelligence?
WHAT IS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE?
Display the slide titled – WHAT IS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE?
Direct them to the section in their workbook with the same title. It has an activity asking them to write down how they would define emotional intelligence.
WORKBOOK – WHAT IS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE?
Give them 3-minutes to do that. When the time is up, stop them and ask every to write their definition in the chat window. Give them 2-minutes to do that.
As they write out their definitions read through them quietly. When the 2-minutes is up, thank them for doing the activity and read out their definitions so everyone can hear.
Then tell them you have a definition of emotional intelligence to share with them. Direct them to the part of their workbook titled – DEFINING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE.
WORKBOOK – DEFINING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
Give them 90-seconds to read the information there.
After they finish reading, ask them for any comments and/or questions. Listen to any they have and only respond if necessary.
Next, move on to answer the next question which is, why is emotional intelligence important for us?
The next part of the training session will answer the question – Why is emotional intelligence important for us?