Human Factors in Engineering

VSTH02 EQ in Tech


8:00am - 9:15am

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

Amber Vanderburg


Pathwayz Group

Technical skills alone are not sufficient for success in today's evolving work landscape. Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is a critical skill set for tech professionals to navigate complex challenges, collaborate effectively with teams, and thrive in dynamic work environments. This session will delve into key components of emotional intelligence, the EQ programming model, and practical strategies to enhance your personal EQ. Learners gain tools and approaches for improved self-awareness, self-regulation, empathy, and social skills through engaging discussions, interactive exercises, and real-world case studies tailored to the tech sector.

Learners will gain valuable insights into understanding their own emotions, managing stress and conflicts, empathizing with colleagues and clients, and building stronger relationships in the workplace. By investing in their emotional intelligence, tech professionals will unlock new opportunities for personal growth, professional development, and long-term success in the ever-evolving tech landscape. Join this session to unlock the power of emotional intelligence and propel your tech career to new heights.

You will learn:

  • Understand the EQ Programming Model
  • Acquire practical techniques for managing stress, regulating emotions, and resolving conflicts within the tech workplace through a heightened sense of self-awareness and a better understanding of personal emotions and their impact on professional interactions.
  • Enhance interpersonal skills such as empathy and communication to foster positive relationships and collaboration among tech teams.