Saturday, March 29, 2008

SHORT TERM COURSE ON Emotional Intelligence (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur)



Emotional Intelligence:

Optimising Human Performance at the Work Place

(25-27, April 2008)

Objectives Of The Course

"Intelligence Quotient (IQ) gets you hired but Emotional Quotient (EQ) gets you promoted". This popular quote by Times Magazine during late Nineties has made the concept of emotional intelligence more popular among people by highlighting its multiple implications and applications. The uses and utility of emotional intelligence in home, school and workplace have benefitted thousands in many disciplines. This course is designed to sensitise the participants about the concept, theory and applications of emotional intelligence. The participants will get to know the added advantage of EQ-the software of the brain over the hardware (IQ). This programme will also explore how our hearts rule over our heads for creative creation. It will also focus on how various principles of emotional intelligence guide us in different contexts of life. The awareness about the credo of emotional intelligence will develop insights into self-regulation and realization of one's optimum potentials for better performance. The participants will come to know about many unknowns of life, which will further help them to enhance their awareness to be effective on their roles. The course will offer useful lessons with the help of practical exercises, games, audio-visual instruments, case studies, classroom interaction to show the road map how to foster emotional intelligence in organisation for achieving optimal performance.

Course Content

* Ice Breaking
* Self-Awareness: Knowing about Unknowns
* Emotional Intelligence (EI): An Overview
* Culture and Emotional Intelligence
* Assessments and Intervention of EI
* Interpersonal Communication
* Developing Resilience
* Assertiveness
* Anger Management & Stress Inoculation
* Emotional Creativity
* Impression Management
* Conflict Management
* Leadership Effectiveness through EI
* Creating Emotionally Intelligent Organisation


Highly experienced faculty from IIT Khragpur will be involved in this programme to enrich and educate the participants on various topics covered within the scope of the EQ. A couple of young and innovative faculty from IITKGP will also be involved to share their creative thoughts and academic-industry experience to light up this programme.


Emerging scholars, counsellors, and consultants having interest in OB/HRD/HRM are eligible. Executives at all levels with experience in the HR functions will find this programme very enlighting and useful. However, Teachers, Trainers and Managers will extract maximum from this course and will find this programme more educative and thought provoking.

Course Fees: Rs. 7500/-

Course fees cover accommodation, lodging and course materials. Course fees are to be paid by bank draft drawn in favor of 'CEP-STC, IIT Kharagpur' payable at Kharagpur.

How to Apply

Interested participants should download the application form and submit the completed application form to the coordinator at coordinator's mailing address.

Mailing Address
Dr. Rabindra Kumar Pradhan
STC on Emotional Intelligence: Optimising Human Performance at the Work Place, Dept of H.S.S.,
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur- 721302, West Bengal, India
Tel: 03222-282346 (o), 03222-282347 (R), Mob: 9434703900

Important Dates

Last date for receiving application: 10 April, 2008
Intimation to Participants:
15 April, 2008
Course Dates 25-27 April, 2008

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