Emotional Intelligence in Project Management

Power Skills

Session Abstract

Emotional intelligence in project management is indispensable for fostering successful outcomes. Project managers with high EI can navigate the complexities of team dynamics, conflict resolution, and stakeholder management with finesse. By understanding and empathizing with team members' emotions, they can cultivate a positive work environment, boost morale, and inspire motivation. Moreover, EI enables project managers to adapt swiftly to changing circumstances, maintain composure under pressure, and make informed decisions guided by emotional awareness. Ultimately, integrating emotional intelligence into project management practices enhances collaboration, promotes innovation, and elevates project performance to new heights.


Learning Outcomes

  1. You will learn about Emotional Intelligence and the pillars of EI
  2. Why EI is important in Stakeholder Management and how to influence without authority
  3. 'How to manage Emotions and influence outcomes

About Our Speaker
Charitha Krishnappa


Charitha, as a Manager of Project Management at Capital One, brings over 12 years of extensive experience in SAAS development and management services. Her background includes diverse expertise spanning sports, mindfulness, software development, leadership, and management. She is an avid reader with interests ranging from fiction to philosophy.


Transitioning from a developer role to management, Charitha recognizes the critical importance of bridging the gap between goals and delivery. Through her experience, she understands that effective project management hinges on emotional intelligence, particularly highlighted during the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. She has learned that emotional intelligence is central to decision-making, a key component of successful project management.

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Type of category: Webinar - Lunch & Learn

Type of activity: Power Skills, Ways of Working, Business Acumen

Date: 11 June 2024

Hour: 12:00 to 13:00

Language: English

# of PDUs: 1