EQ-i 2.0 and EQ-360 Certification Workshop



The EQ-i 2.0 Certification Workshop prepares you to administer and interpret the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ-360 assessments, provide feedback on the results. In the long run, you will be able to teach an EQ class. What is the importance of Emotional Intelligence? Click here.

Why Choose Center for Emotional Development for your EQ-i Certification

For over eight years, we used the EQ-i family of assessments with hundreds of participants and has been a leading provider of EQ-i certification for many years. The Center brings an innovative, high-tech approach to certification while providing in-depth knowledge, experience and friendly service.

CED Special Features:

  • Taught by EQ-i 2.0 Certification Experts

  • Rupert A. Hayles, Jr. and Maryann Hayles are Lead Instructors

  • CED EI for profit and non-profit Research

  • Real-World Experience and Applications of EQ-i 2.0, including:

    • Relationship of EQ-i to Other Assessments

    • Use of EQ-i in Selection Models and Success Profiles

CED uses a team approach for conducting our EQ-i 2.0 Certification courses. Classes are facilitated by a team of EQ-i 2.0 experts, with over a decade of combined EQ-i experience, to offer a dynamic and interactive training model for our participants.


  • Certification on EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360

  • Personal EQ-i 2.0 Feedback Session and Report

  • EQ-i 2.0 User's Handbook (accessible online)

  • The EQ Edge by Dr. Steven Stein and Dr. Howard Book

  • Emotional Intelligence and the Church by Rupert A. Hayles, Jr. (optional)

  • Numerous articles and handouts

  • Free administration of the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360

  • Membership in a large, growing international EI network

Applications of EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360

CED trainers share best practices, examples and case studies of how EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 can be used in various applications, including:

Learn why just administering the EQ-i 2.0 is not enough and how to use EQ-i 2.0 as part of a comprehensive selection process, including the creation of success profiles and structured interview questions. 

Leadership Development
Studies show that high-performing leaders tend to have higher Emotional Intelligence than their peers. Learn what this really means and how an organization can help its leaders excel in EI. 

Sales Training
Research shows that sales people with higher EI tend to outperform their peers. Learn how to use EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 to create quality sales training with direct impact to revenue. 

Learn how to create a coaching plan based on EQ-i 2.0 results, using feedback, development and Action Plans that work. 

Use With Other Assessments
Find out how EQ-i 2.0 can be used in combination with other assessment tools to create high-impact consulting and assessment solutions for clients. 

Research shows that EQ-i 2.0 can predict student success. Review case studies and hear examples of how EQ-i 2.0 can be used as a development and feedback tool to help students succeed.


The lead instructor for these sessions is Rupert A. Hayles, Jr. Founder and President of the Center for Emotional Development, and author of numerous books and articles on Emotional Intelligence, strategy and leadership. Rupert is the process of completing research at Regent University focusing on creating tools and techniques for the for profit and social sector organizations. 

The training team also includes Maryann Hayles and Valerie Althouse.



Certification Options


The EQ-i 2.0 Certification Workshop will prepare you to administer, interpret and provide feedback on both the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ-360 results. This three-day workshop (includes one day of pre-work) has a pace that is quick, interactive and loaded with skill development activities.

LIVE Online Certification

Save time, travel expenses and more by attending CED's LIVE online videoconferencing feedback, certification workshops and training from the convenience of your own computer. Interact with your instructors and other participants in real time during these sessions.

Live online sessions use GoToMeeting® videoconferencing technology (PC & MAC compatible) and include the same content and benefits of an in-person workshop without the hassle, time and expense of travel. Using live webcams, participants are able to interact with each other and instructors.

Audio Details: Participants have the option of using Voice Over IP (VOIP) or dialing in to the session on the phone. We highly recommend using VOIP with a headset and microphone. (Participants are responsible for any long distance phone charges incurred if dialing by phone.)

Video Details: Participants are requested to use a webcam so all participants can see each other during the session. The CED instructor team uses webcams during the training so participants can see and hear them in real time.

In-House Certification

If you prefer in-person certification, contact us at 973.702.2437 to discuss options for an in-house class at your location or about attendance at a class in the New York/New Jersey area.

1 January 28th & 29th, 2019 M&T EQi CERTIFICATION Online Virtual Class Close Rupert Hayles, Maryann Hayles
2 June 27th & 28th, 2019 Th&F EQi CERTIFICATION Double Tree by Hilton, Des Moines International Airport 6800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321 Open Rupert Hayles, Maryann Hayles
3 August 19th & 20th, 2019 M&T EQi CERTIFICATION Hyatt Regency, DFW International Airport 2334 N. International Parkway, DFW Airport, TX 75261 Open Rupert Hayles, Maryann Hayles
4 December 9th and 10th, 2019 M&Tc EQi CERTIFICATION Pillar College, 60 Park Place, Suite 701, Newark, NJ 07102 OR Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport, 10000 West Avenue, Chicago, IL 60666 Open Rupert Hayles, Maryann Hayles

Call CED at 973.702.2437 to register, or fill out the form below



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