Emotional Intelligence & Leadership

This is an online training and development programme designed for emerging African leaders in the private sector. Emotional intelligence is a skill that employees need to succeed in the workplace and in society.

Indeed, it is a key leadership skill: “The most effective leaders are all alike in one crucial way: they all have a high degree of what has come to be known as emotional intelligence. It’s not that IQ and technical skills are irrelevant. They do matter, but…they are the entry-level requirements for executive positions… emotional intelligence is the sine qua non of leadership. Without it, a person can have the best training in the world, an incisive, analytical mind, and an endless supply of smart ideas, but he still won’t make a great leader." Daniel Goleman in What Makes a Leader – HBR.

Our Emotional Intelligence and Leadership training is a two-day programme (weekends only). Normally, each quarter (term) we recruit a cohort of 10 students to start as soon as possible (normally in the last month of each quarter). You can apply at any time during the year.

Only those who meet the following criteria can apply:

  • You are willing to pay a registration fee of $999 for the two-day course (tuition is $0).
  • You have access to a computer and the internet
  • You are willing to commit time to this online course - over a weekend, on Saturday and Sunday.

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Application

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