Project Management Institute

Developing Your EQ to RISE (Reach, Inspire, Serve, & Engage) with Traci Duez - CANCELLED


Topics: Leadership Development | Motivation | Leading Project Teams

Your technical skills helped you secure your first promotion, but these do not guarantee your success in your leadership position, nor do they help you secure your next one. If you aspire to succeed in a leadership role, there’s an emotional element you need to consider. It’s what helps you successfully manage stress, collaborate and co-create with others, coach team members, confront uncomfortable situations, and deliver feedback.


Emotional intelligence (EQ) goes beyond the administrative nuts and bolts of being a great project manager. It emphasizes how your emotions affect others and how you can use that knowledge to create positive outcomes—both personally and with the people you manage.


In this seminar, Traci shows you step-by-step how to expand your emotional intelligence to grow your self-leadership and team leadership skills. She will use real-world examples and discuss critical leadership practices and principles using the mathematically based value science of axiology. Participants will be able to put their new knowledge to work immediately in their careers and their lives to RISE, that is, Reach, Inspire, Serve, and Engage.


All participants will be asked to complete an online assessment, which will be used during the workshop. This assessment tool adds great personalized value as the participant will learn how to apply the principles and practices to their specific thinking and emotional habits.


Disclaimer: By enrolling in this seminar, registrants agree to share registrant data ("Data") with instructors for the purposes of customizing course objectives and providing assessments and strategies based upon registrants’ specific information.


Pre-work: Each participant will be required to complete an online assessment to measure their EQ and VQs (Value-judgment Quotients). Their assessment report is used to customize their training to enhance their current thinking and emotional STRENGTHS!

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What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Grow their emotional vocabulary
  • Discover value-based decision-making techniques
  • Develop a deeper emotional connection with themselves and others
  • Understand and utilize communication and motivation styles
  • Raise their ability to confront and handle difficult situations
  • Comfortably handle the emotions of others

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.
Technical Leadership Strategic Total
CAPM / PMP / PgMP 0 14 0 14.00
PMI-ACP / Agile* 0 14 0 14.00
PMI-SP 0 14 0 14.00
PMI-RMP 0 14 0 14.00
PfMP 0 14 0 14.00
PMI-PBA 0 14 0 14.00
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Seminar Instructor(s)


Traci Duez

Traci is a sought-after speaker in the project management community. She has spoken at over 120 PMI events in the past 6 years to over 14,000 project managers and leaders including 4 four PMI Global Congresses in North America and Europe. Traci earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She then entered the master's program in athletic coaching at The Ohio State University. She has coached basketball at the high school and collegiate levels. She was a project manager for 17 years and a director of over 100 consultants for a nationwide IT consulting firm.

Course Information

2 Days
5 - 6 April 2021


Member Price
(US$1456.00 before 22 February)
Non-Member Price
(US$1612.00 before 22 February)
Government Pricing

Please note that this course’s cost will show at $60 higher at checkout due to the Course Assessment Fee

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