Construction Industry Training Network (CITN)

FREE FOR MEMBERS: Introduction to Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in Construction
Wednesday, August 21st, 2024
Registration Deadline
Tuesday, August 20th, 2024
Event Description

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) encompasses the ability to recognize and manage one's own emotions, as well as understand and influence the emotions of others. It plays a crucial role in personal and professional success by enhancing interpersonal relationships, communication skills, and overall well-being.


Join us for our 1-hour Lunch & Learn webinar tailored for construction professionals. Explore how Emotional Intelligence (EQ) can elevate your career, enhance team dynamics, and drive project success. Discover practical strategies to cultivate essential EQ competencies such as self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills—critical for thriving in the construction industry.


During the session, participants will:

  • Understand EI: Differentiate between Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and IQ and grasp its significance in construction.
  • Core Competencies: Learn why EQ is indispensable for both employees and leaders in the construction sector.
  • Five Pillars of EQ: Gain insights into self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills.
  • Practical Applications:  Explore actionable strategies and real-life examples illustrating how EQ can enhance job performance and team interactions.
  • EI-Friendly Environments: Discover methods to foster a workplace culture that prioritizes and supports Emotional Intelligence.


Whether you’re aiming to improve communication, strengthen leadership capabilities, or build better client relationships, understanding and applying EQ principles can significantly impact your success in the dynamic world of construction. Register now and invest in your professional development with strategies tailored to elevate both your skills and project outcomes.



Important Note: 

We encourage active participation in this workshop, which involves interactive elements such as polls, word clouds, and multiple-choice questions and the ability to submit questions to the presenters. To ensure a safe and confidential space, we want to highlight that you will have the option to interact with us anonymously using the interactive platform Slido.


Your privacy and comfort are of utmost importance, and we want to create an environment where everyone feels free to engage openly. If you have any concerns or questions about anonymity or the interactive features, please feel free to reach out to


Disclaimer: The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice.  


Delivery Method:  Virtual Session – Zoom Webinar & Slido   


Course Fee Includes: Access to the course, course materials, and upon completion a digital certificate if requested.  



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Who Should Attend

This session was designed for anyone who wants a better understanding of mental health and wellness. 

Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email or call 604-293-2339.

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration for Workshop
BC Road Builders Member $0.00
CITN Member $0.00
ICBA Member $0.00
Non-Member $25.00
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Additional Information



  1. Computer or laptop
    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cell-phones or tablets may not be adequate.
    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS
    • For a full list of Zoom’s requirements click here
    • Downloading of the Zoom app will ensure a much faster experience
  2. Webcam – in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class
  3. Microphone
  4. Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
  5. A quiet space with minimal distractions - microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.  
  6. Comfortable chair 
Cancellation &
Refund Policy
Cancellations received at least 5 business days prior to the webinar date will result in a full refund.
Registrants who do not attend/log into a webinar, and/or who do not notify CITN of cancellation at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the webinar. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.
Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the webinar.
CITN may have to postpone or cancel webinars due to insufficient enrolment, in which case CITN's liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.
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