In-person | Executive Education

Next-Level Leadership

This W. P. Carey Executive Education program uses a highly engaging, personalized approach to develop the leadership skills required for career advancement and relationship building. Your emotional intelligence level (EQ) will likely determine your ability to continue to grow and succeed in your career. In short, to be a valued leader, your EQ is more important than your IQ.

Program details

This intensive program will introduce you to emotional intelligence for business — what it is and why it is important. We will break emotional intelligence down into its key components and teach a number of learnable skills that will drive your EQ growth. Finally, you will build an action plan for targeted EI skills.

Learners have the opportunity to attend this course as a two-day intensive program, with a built-in networking reception. Expect to emerge with relevant connections, critical career skills, and new ways of thinking. The cost of the program includes continental breakfast and lunch, provided daily. Parking will be validated for all participants.

Upcoming dates

March 19-20, 2024


McCord Hall, Tempe campus


16 contact hours



Alumni scholarships and partner pricing options are available — contact us for more information.

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Who is this program for?

This Executive Education course is designed to develop next-level leadership skills to meet today’s changing and more complex demands. Ideal audiences include:

  • Executives, managers, and others in leadership positions who recognize the need to enhance their interpersonal skills
  • Experienced professionals looking for greater leadership responsibility
  • Anyone interested in learning how to lead, manage, and thrive in a changing business environment

What will I learn?

Students attending this course will obtain skills personalized to areas of their greatest leadership needs, including:

  • Key components and skills of emotional intelligence
    • Understand and apply the core pillars of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management
  • Why Emotional Intelligence is critical in today’s workplace
    • Leading today’s and tomorrow’s generations requires empathy, conflict management, resilience, adaptability, and emotional self-control
  • Emotional Intelligence as a tool for career advancement
    • Create a personal leadership development plan to help move you more effectively toward desired outcomes


Jack brings experience from a diverse 40-year business career as a corporate executive and entrepreneurial CEO. Since 2017, Jack has been an active member of the ASU W. P. Carey faculty, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses.

Contact W. P. Carey Executive Education

Transform your career with business education for the new economy. Complete this form to start a conversation with the W. P. Carey Executive Education team. We are happy to answer any questions as you explore our offerings and prepare to attend. You can also email us at for more information.