Engineering Emotional Intelligence

Course aims

Emotional intelligence is of particular importance for engineers as they have to work with people outside of their field. To become a truly great engineering manager, one needs to develop a strong ability to recognize and manage emotions of others while solving problems or making decisions. This course is organized around a methodology that helps students progress from personal awareness and knowledge to interpersonal development and organizational development. The course helps students identify their own individual values and beliefs, and then craft these into a Personal Mission Statement.

Target group

Doctoral students, young researchers


B1/B1+ (level of English)

Course content
Course Objectives

Students who successfully complete this course will:
  • identify their own individual values and beliefs;
  • monitor and manage their own emotions and emotions of others;
  • use emotions in decision-making and problem-solving;
  • develop a shared vision with others;
  • use the Emotional and Social Competence Inventory to measure selfawareness, self-management, empathy, and relationship awareness;
  • write a Personal Mission Statement.

  • Elena Bazanova, PhD, associate professor

    Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia

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