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. Register Now

By the end of the certification program, you will be able to:

  • Define Emotional Intelligence and understand its importance

  • Describe the components of the EQ-i 2.0 and the EQ 360, including Composite Scales and Subscales

  • Understand the science behind the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360

  • Describe best practices around administering and providing feedback on the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360

  • Administer the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360

  • Interpret EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 assessment results

  • Follow a structured approach to prepare for a feedback session

  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct an effective assessment debrief session

  • Explain the benefits of EI to client groups

  • Describe how EI applies to different disciplines

  • Identify the ethics pertaining to the use of the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360

  • Identify resources available post-certification

  • Assess which report type is appropriate for the client




The EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 certification process is comprised of three parts-pre-work, an onsite or a live online videoconferencing two-day training session and follow-up. See below for more details.

Pre-Work (approximately one day, completed at your own pace):

  • The EQ-i 2.0 Consent Form

  • The EQ-i 2.0 Workshop Qualification Form

  • The EQ-i 2.0 (Online)

  • EQ-i 2.0 Virtual Training Modules

    • Module 1: Overview and Framework (pre-work eLearning module.
      Definition of EI, What EI is Not, History of EI, EQ-i 2.0 Structure, Composite Scales, Subscales

    • Module 2: Understanding the Results (pre-work eLearning module.
      Overview, Norms, Reliability & Validity, Response Style, Critical Items, Mean & Standard Deviation

    • Module 3: An Overview of 360-Degree Assessments and the EQ 360
      What is a 360 Assessment, Using 360 Assessments, Benefits of 360 Assessments, Norms, Definitions, What It Measures, Rater Details, Rater Response Style, Profile Gap Analysis


  • Agenda

  • The EQ Edge


Receive your personal EQ-i 2.0 feedback from an CED feedback specialist.



LIVE Online Videoconferencing Modules

Elements of EQ-i 2.0: Subscales in Action
Examples, Patterns, Relationships between subscales

Interpretation & Giving Feedback
Interpretation of EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360, Best practices for feedback, How to debrief and coach based on results

Getting Buy-In
Applications of EI, Business Case for EI, How to get organizational buy-in, Benefits of EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360

Planning and Administration
Scoring organizer, Client communication, Reports




Final Exam (online)
Final Exam (online) Multiple choice, Completed post-workshop

Workshop Evaluation Form (online)

Follow-up Coaching Session
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