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Personal Development Workshops

Personal Development

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Emotional Intelligence l: Identifying Emotions

Workshop # IEI1

In this two hour workshop, participants will examine the six key emotions. They will learn how to accurately identify and display their own emotions and the emotions of others as it relates to these emotions. The workshop consists of some theory and practical exercises.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2 hours All Kent State Faculty and Staff

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Emotional Intelligence ll: Using Emotions

Workshop # IEI2

In this two hour workshop, participants will learn to enhance their ability to use or generate emotions by visualizing how emotions influence thinking and decision making. They will learn the importance of becoming aware of their own and others emotional states and what it means to reflect the emotions of others. The workshop consists of some theory and practical exercises.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2 hours All Kent State Faculty and Staff

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Emotional Intelligence lll: Understanding Emotions

Workshop # IEI3

In this two hour workshop, participants will examine the root causes of emotions. The predictability of emotions; how they change over time, learn how emotions blend and the importance of and how to enhance one's emotional vocabulary will all be explored. The workshop consists of some theory and practical exercises.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2 hours All Kent State Faculty and Staff

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Emotional Intelligence lV: Managing Emotions

Workshop # IEI4

In this two hour workshop, participants will integrate emotions and thoughts to reach desired outcomes and examine the importance of remaining open to all emotions. Participants will also learn some emotional management strategies. The workshop consists of some theory and practical exercises.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2 hours All Kent State Faculty and Staff

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Listening with Purpose

Workshop # ILS

Understanding personal listening approaches are essential to good communication. Good communication skills in the workplace are one of the most important factors leading to successful teams, groups and organization. Effective listening skills are crucial to communicating productively both inside and outside the organization. This workshop helps people become active, purposeful listeners in a wide variety of situations for more productive communication. Participants will complete an online self-evaluation to learn about his or her personal listening preferred style and receive feedback on strengths and opportunities for improvement.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 4 hours All Kent State Faculty and Staff

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Measuring Your Emotional Intelligence

Workshop # MSCEIT

Emotional intelligence can be defined as the ability to incorporate emotions into your decision making for optimal outcomes. Kent State utilizes the MSCEIT (Mayer Salovey Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test) model to measure your EI ability across the four key areas of Identifying, Using, Understanding and Managing emotions. You can take this EI online test and then engage in a personal consultation with a certified MSCEIT professional in HR to interpret your results. Participants receive their detailed test results along with areas of strengths and potential opportunities for development. Contact Training and Development at 330-672-2100 or hrd@kent.edu for more information and to schedule your EI test and consultation.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 2 hours All Kent State Faculty and Staff

Time-Wise — Managing Time Effectively

Workshop # ITM

Setting priorities and managing time are basic to enhancing individual and organizational performance. The pressure to find innovative ways to achieve goals, respond quickly to customer needs, and enjoy life outside of work is increasingly intense in today’s less structured, information-driven workplace. This workshop provides you with a complete, research based self-directed assessment of your current time management effectiveness strengths and weaknesses. After completing an online self-assessment, participants receive a customized report that guides them on creating a framework to develop strategies for skill improvement in twelve key areas.
Group Format Length Who Should Attend
Instructor 4 hours All Kent State Faculty and Staff

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