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WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP: MINDFULNESS & INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS Overview Interpersonal communication and emotional intelligence are critical components to gaining success and influence as a leader. In this two-day course, participants will improve their interpersonal communication skills as they enhance their self-awareness and learn mindfulness strategies. We will also practice four key emotional intelligence skills by working through a variety of challenging workplace scenarios. Prepare for an active two days of learning self-coaching and executive coaching skills in a supportive environment. We will create action plans and scripts, engage in role play, and practice emotional intelligence skills so all participants are ready for common workplace challenges. This course is designed to give you practical tools to help you feel confident on your path to becoming a more influential leader. Topics Covered • • • • • •

Strengths and areas of opportunity in relation to emotional intelligence Mindfulness and strategies for improving communication skills Motivation and coaching for oneself and others The power of empathy, relationship management, and conflict resolution Delivering and receiving negative feedback The relationship between nonverbal communication and emotional intelligence

“Fun class. I enjoyed it very much – days went by fast, and I had many ‘ah-ha’ moments. The space felt welcoming, supportive, and engaging.” PAST PARTICIPANT | MINDFULNESS & INTERPERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Employer Benefits

Employee Benefits

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Strengthen your emotional intelligence and leadership skills Improve your ability to deliver and receive feedback as a leader Strengthen your organization through the use of conflict resolution, self-awareness and social awareness, and relationship management Have a better understanding of your values and purpose as a leader

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Utilize feedback effectively and be able to give constructive feedback Better observe and manage your thought-feeling process Develop the mindset of a leader and a compassionate observer

Who Should Attend • • • •

Women who want to have better self-awareness and a better understanding of the thought-feeling process Women who want to understand and develop the mindset of a leader Women who want to improve their emotional intelligence by practicing self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management Women in leadership positions who want to develop better leadership skills, including giving effective feedback

SHRM Recertification Provider Eccles Executive Education is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This class is valid for 13 PDCs. For more information, please visit

Sample Schedule Day 1

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Defining mindfulness Observing and managing our thought-feeling connection The compassionate observer The mindset of a leader Interrupting trains of thought: for you and your employees

Four skills of emotional intelligence: selfawareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship management Exercises: talking about purpose, values assessment, compassionate self-talk, step into shoes, fact v. story, giving feedback

Presenting Faculty | Dr. Georgi Rausch Dr. Georgi A. Rausch is an associate professor in the Department of Management at the David Eccles School of Business. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Utah, she received a degree in communication studies and English literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.A. in organizational communication from the University of Montana, and a Ph.D. in organizational communication from the University of Utah.

THE ECCLES DIFFERENCE The David Eccles School of Business enrolls about 6,000 students in its eight undergraduate majors, four MBAs, six other specialized graduate programs, one Ph.D. program, and executive education curricula. It is also home to seven institutes and centers that support an ecosystem of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation, including the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Ken C. Gardner Policy Institute, Sorenson Impact Center, and more. Our faculty members boast impressive professional and educational backgrounds and hold Ph.D.s from esteemed universities including the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School, Harvard Business School, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School.

TAKE THE NEXT STEP Telephone: (801) 587-7273 Email: Website: Execed.Utah.Edu Registration: 1731 E Campus Center Drive Robert H. and Katharine B. Garff Building, GARFF 4340 Salt Lake City, Utah 84112


Mindfulness and Interpersonal Effectiveness WLP Class Guide  

Mindfulness and Interpersonal Effectiveness WLP Class Guide  

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