EQ-i 2.0/EQ 360 Certification

The top 10 skills in demand by 2020 include Emotional Intelligence skills

“…Social skills— such as persuasion, emotional intelligence and teaching others—will be in higher demand across industries over more narrow technical skills…” – World Economic Forum

We certify people across the world to use the EQ-i 2.0

EITC certifies people across the world to use the EQ-i 2.0 (updated in 2011) and the EQ 360 (updated in 2011). The EQ-i 2.0 is used by HR professionals, coaches and leaders to as a powerful instrument to measure and improve emotional intelligence skills through coaching and training.

Why get certified to use the EQ-i 2.0/EQ 360?

The EQ-i 2.0 is the first scientifically validated assessment tool for emotional intelligence skills, and research demonstrates that it has extensive workplace applications. The EQ-i 2.0 is also the most widely used, best selling, most flexible, most studied, cost effective measure of emotional intelligence available.

Emotional intelligence competencies are highly correlated with performance

Each and every one of the 15 EQ-i competencies matter for leadership, team effectiveness, work performance, work/life balance and wellbeing. These competencies are highly correlated with the ability to provide inspirational leadership; create innovative work cultures; be an excellent team member and leader; and to engage and retain talent – all the elements that differentiate good from great organizations.

15 EQ-i competencies

Self-Regard – realistic assessment of strengths and challenges

Self-Actualization – engaging in work that has purpose and meaning

Emotional Self-Awareness – understanding emotions and responses

Emotional Expression – constructive expression of emotions

Assertiveness – communicating with clarity and reciprocity

Independence – self-directed

Interpersonal Relationships – mutual and respect

Empathy – connecting with others experiences

Social Responsibility – social awareness and service

Problem Solving – find solutions when emotions are involved

Reality Testing – awareness of information and perspectives

Impulse Control – resist or delay impulse to act

Flexibility – adapting emotions, thoughts and actions

Stress Tolerance – positively coping with stressful situations

Optimism – ability to see solutions


We offer the EQ-i 2.0 Certification Course in a number of cities across Canada. We also design and deliver custom courses specifically for the needs of your organization to ensure that we meet your organization’s unique needs.

More about the EQ-i 2.0 Certification

Dates and cities for certification