Course Description

This course teaches you to harness your emotions as data to manage stress better and succeed in challenging situations and changing times.

By the end of six videos, you will be equipped with the emotional intelligence skills to quickly adapt to unfamiliar situations, cope with stress, and have a more positive outlook.  You will learn how to manage and tune into your emotions in times of change or uncertainty to ensure you excel in stressful situations.

This course includes six videos, targeted exercises, activities, and reflection pieces to train you on the three competencies which make up the stress management composite: flexibility, stress tolerance, and optimism.  You will learn how to adapt to change with ease, manage stressful situations well, and remain hopeful even in the face of adversity.  

Minor Program 6 Overview

Increase your stress management with emotional intelligence to become a more adaptable, resilient and encouraging leader in your organization. Learn the skills you need to be better prepared for the curve balls life throws at you.

Learning Objectives 

  • Explore how changing the context of your environment impacts a flexibility shift in your mind.
  • Understand the difference between accepting and approving workplace changes and how that impacts your flexibility.
  • Recognize how much outside-of-work stress-relieving activities impact your ability to tolerate stress.
  • Accept that pessimism and negativity are a waste of time.
  • Discover ten steps that will help you avoid negative thought patterns.

Carolyn Stern

Carolyn Stern is the President and CEO of EI Experience - an executive leadership development and emotional intelligence training firm. She is a certified Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Development Expert, professional speaker and university professor.

Stern's emotional intelligence courses and modules have been adopted by top universities in North America. She has also provided comprehensive training programs to business leaders across the continent in highly regarded corporations encompassing industries such as technology, finance, manufacturing, advertising, education, healthcare, government, and food service.