David is a leadership performance consultant specializing in individual and organizational performance improvement. In addition to Bachelor’s degrees in Kinesiology (University of Calgary 1985) and Education (University of British Columbia 1989) and a Master of Arts Degree in Adult Education (University of British Columbia 1995), David is a coach and trainer with 20 years of experience working with leaders in progressive organizations in cultures around the world.
David Cory is the President and founder of EITC (1998)
David was one of the first Certified Master Trainers in the area of Emotional Intelligence with MHS Inc. (1998) and is considered to be an international expert on the integration of emotional intelligence and leadership development.
David’s expertise includes:
- assessment of learning needs;
- design and delivery of customized performance improvement solutions based on the concept of emotional intelligence;
- EQ assessment for recruiting, screening and employee development;
- facilitating team building sessions;
- conference and meeting key note presentations, and;
- executive coaching (one-to-one and group/team).
David is associated with and provides services in partnership with many companies, most notably, the federal government’s Canada School of Public Service (Ottawa), EuroMaTech (Liverpool), The Oxford Management Centre (Oxford), and SMR HR Group in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. David has delivered courses in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Europe, and all over North America.
In addition to his organizational consulting and training practice, David’s company, The Emotional Intelligence Training Company Inc. hosted the first Vancouver International EQ Conference in July 2006 which brought together EQ experts, including Dr. Reuven Bar-On, from all over the world.
EITC also won the bid to certify 12 employees with the Ministry of Education, conduct a learning needs assessment, design, and train 24 trainers to deliver a 20 day emotional intelligence skills development course for the nation of Botswana in 2014.
David is a frequent guest speaker at HR associations and other business organizations and ICF coaching chapters across the country. Finally, David is often requested as a keynote speaker at conferences (World & Asia HR Congresses in Singapore, Brunei, Bahrain, and Kuala Lumpur) on the topic of emotional intelligence.
Music has always been a big part of David’s life. Ever since he started singing, he’s been using his musical talent to touch people’s lives. He’s recorded a national award winning and an international award nominated album of original music and has incorporated music into corporate training and speaking to rave reviews.