Emotional intelligence (EQ) is the ability to control feelings and use them to guide your own actions.

This also includes being empathetic to others and developing successful interpersonal relationships. In this workshop featuring Dr. Raghida Yassine, you will gain a better understanding of self-management and self-awareness. This in turn will give you better insight and control over your actions and emotions.

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  • Understand what emotional intelligence is, and how it can improve both your personal and professional life.
  • Understand the importance of self-awareness in developing your emotional intelligence skills.
  • Practice techniques of self-motivation and controlling emotions.
  • Understand the importance of empathy and developing your social awareness for properly managing relationships with others as an emotionally intelligent person.

Speaker Bio

Raghida Abdallah Yassine, PhD, assistant professor of human resources and management. Dr. Yassine received her doctorate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was the recipient of the MuKeun Lee Dissertation Research Scholarship in 2019 and the Thelma (Jamie) and Orin Hove Scholarship in 2018. She also holds a master’s degree in human resource management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BS in computer science from the American University of Beirut (AUB). Previously, Dr. Yassine was a visiting assistant professor at Suliman S. Olayan School of Business at AUB. She has also worked as a human resources practitioner.

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