Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence 7th most popular MOOC course in 2014
Posted 1.8.15Richard Boyatzis' MOOC on leadership and emotional intelligence was the 7th most popular online course in 2014
Richard Boyatzis' Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence was the seventh most popular course of 2014 according to Class Central's MOOC Tracker.
From the course description on Coursera: "Based on decades of research into emotional intelligence competencies and longitudinal studies of their development, the course examines resonance and developing 'resonant leadership' capability, emotional intelligence, and the experiences of mindfulness, hope, and compassion. Using the latest in neuroscience, behavioral, organizational and psychological research, participants will understand the theory, research, and experience of the Positive Emotional Attractor that is an essential beginning to sustained, desired change for individuals, teams, organizations and communities."
The eight-week course consists of a video, assigned and recommended readings, reflective exercises, writing in a personal journal, and online, asynchronous discussions. Each class has personal learning assignments to use and tests of comprehension.
Richard Boyatzis is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. He is considered an expert in the field of emotional intelligence, behavior change and competence.