This foundation course focuses on the concept of emotional intelligence, how it is measured, how it can be improved, and the powerful results it has on successful projects and your company’s bottom line. Enlightening and entertaining, this program shows participants their emotional profile and how to improve the areas that will benefit them the most.
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- define EI and how the typical AEC profile contributes to many industry problems
- analyze your own emotions and identify how they affect your performance, health, and well-being
- analyze various EI profiles and describe their implications on a person’s performance at home and work measure
- analyze your EI profile, then create plans to improve your EI, your performance, and your interactions with others
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Brent Darnell earned his Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 1981 and began his own construction career. He was an MEP Coordinator and Senior Project Manager on complicated projects like the Brook Army Medical Center and housing for the 1996 Summer Olympic Village. Because of these first-hand experiences, Brent speaks with a deep understanding of his audience and the problems they commonly face. His passion is to transform the industry into one that is more collaborative, more relationship is driven, and more fun.
The impact of Brent’s unique programs spans the globe and his clients include Skanska, Kiewit, Balfour Beatty, Clark, Manhattan, McCarthy, Heery, Beck, Barton Malow, Batson Cook, Granite, Brasfield & Gorrie, Jacobsen Construction, the AGC, ABC, DBIA, COAA, CMAA. He is also an adjunct professor at Auburn, Penn State, and Virginia Tech, teaching emotional intelligence and people skills to their technical students.