EQ-i 2.0 Certification Agenda

After training you will be able to:

  • Describe the components of the EQ-i 2.0 including defining composite scales and subscales
  • Understand the science behind the EQ-i
  • Interpret an EQ-i assessment
  • Administer the EQ-i 2.0
  • Follow a structured approach to preparing for a feedback session
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct an effective assessment feedback session
  • Explain the benefits of EI to your client groups
  • Describe how EI applies to different disciplines
  • Identify resources available post-certification
  • Assess which report type is appropriate for your client

Certification in the EQ-i 2.0 takes a few days and is offered in a blended format consisting of e-learning and in-class or webinar components. Workshops may vary, but follow the same overall structure:

Module 1: Overview and Framework (e-learning)

  • Define EI and articulate what EI is not
  • Explain the evolution and importance of EI
  • Demonstrate understanding of EQ-i 2.0 Model of Emotional Intelligence
  • Demonstrate understanding of composite scales and subscales, including definitions of over and under use

Module 2: The Science Behind the EQ-i 2.0: Psychometrics (e-learning)

  • Identify response style indicators for the EQ-i 2.0
  • Explain validity and reliability as it pertains to the EQ-i 2.0
  • Describe the mean and standard deviation
  • Understand the EQ-i 2.0 norms

Module 3: Elements of EQ-i 2.0: Subscales in Action (In-class or webinar)

  • Apply knowledge of subscale definitions to real examples
  • Explain how the subscales interact
  • Demonstrate what over- and under-use of a subscale looks like
  • Develop questions based on relationships between subscales
  • Demonstrate understanding of relationships between subscales at a conceptual level

Module 4: Interpretation and Giving Feedback (In-class or webinar)

  • Interpret an assessment including identifying the response style indicators
  • Demonstrate the components of a best practice feedback debrief session
  • Develop questions to lead feedback debrief discussion
  • Understand the ethics of administering the EQ-i 2.0
  • Practice foundational coaching skills, including effective questioning techniques

Module 5: Getting Buy-In (In-class or webinar)

  • Articulate the different applications of EI among various disciplines
  • Access information and case studies demonstrating ROI
  • Work through a process in order to gain buy-in for an EI plan internally and externally to an organization
  • Highlight the benefits of the EQ-i 2.0 over other EI assessments
  • Identify sponsor resistance and ways to overcome it

Module 6: Planning and Administration (e-learning)

  • Describe the resources available post-certification
  • Distinguish between reports, choose the right one for clients
  • Determine how to administer the EQ-i 2.0 with clients
  • Determine where to go to get assistance

EQ-i Certifications in Other Languages

EQ-i & EQ360 Certifications are also available in Mandarin. Please contact us to find out more.

As of October 2013 we are conducting EQ-i 2.0 and EQ360 certifications in German. Please contact us for more details on German certification courses.

Seit Oktober 2013 führen wir EQ-i 2.0 und EQ360 Zertifizierungen auch auf Deutsch durch. Für mehr Information zu deutschsprachigen Zertifizierungskursen setzen Sie sich bitte mit uns in Verbindung.

ICF Members will receive the following CEU points for participation in EQ-i 2.0/EQ 360 Certification Programs:

9.25 Core Competencies; 6.75 Resource Development

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