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New webinars: Emotional intelligence and design thinking

You’ve probably heard of design thinking and emotional intelligence, but do you know how building these skills can help you approach your work from a fresh perspective that helps your projects shine and your team thrive? Tune into these new webinars to learn how.

Design thinking to focus, collaborate and play

Design thinking helps build your ability to think creatively and work collaboratively to solve significant problems. In this hands-on, online workshop, you’ll:

  • Understand the key aspects of design thinking including working with your stakeholders to co-create innovative solutions together
  • Work together on a design challenge: How to design a work environment that encourages collaboration while also minimizing interruptions
  • Learn valuable tips and techniques for collaborating and problem-solving in the workplace and beyond

Emotional intelligence – attain results through people

Emotional Intelligence is the capacity to be aware of, control and express one’s emotions, as well as handling interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. In this live webinar, you’ll:

  • Gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of emotional intelligence, including how to enhance your self-awareness through reflection and mindfulness practices
  • Discover how self-awareness can lead to self-management, enabling you to respond effectively to people and events rather than reactively
  • Learn to deepen social awareness to be more effective in relating to people, motivating them, managing difficult situations, managing conflict and more
  • Formulate strategies and behaviors to cultivate, develop and turn these skills into ongoing practices

More classes to build your skills

For a current listing of all UCOP professional development courses, visit the Classes and Workshops page on Link. If you need training that’s not currently offered, request a class.

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