Online classes for the 3rd batch of certified Ei (emotional intelligence) graduate course, conducted by Society for Leadership Skills Development (SLSD) School of Emotional Intelligence, started through an inaugural ceremony on 30 May.
The virtual event was presided over by Professor Moinuddin Chowdhury, President and CEO of SLSD, while about 25 participants mainly professionals joined the online live learning programme of the course on zoom platform, says a press release.
"SLSD School of Emotional Intelligence aims at creating Ei graduates to create a society full human value and peaceful co-existence," said Professor Chowdhruy.
American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) President Syed Ershad Ahmed said, "Emotional intelligence is one of the most important and demanding skills not only locally but also globally. Ei can enhance leadership quality and productivity at workplace. I strongly urge all professionals to complete this course for personal and professional development."
He thanked the course designer and resource person Professor Moinuddin Chowdhury for initiating such a learning opportunity.
Head of Safety and Security of BRAC Bank limited Major (Retd) Mohammad Arif Chowdhury, as the special guest, said, "To improve professional performance and personal excellence emotional intelligence is a must. I am very delighted that four of my colleagues joined this program enthusiastically. I appreciate the role of SLSD School of Emotional Intelligence for arranging such opportunity for professionals and people in general."
Another special guest Ismat Jahan, Head of HR of eGenerations and EVP of JCI Bangladesh discussed the importance of emotional intelligence during and post corona pandemic.
She said, "This is certainly a magical skill to improve personal and professional performance and productivity. I will strongly recommend that all professionals attend this course."
Professor Dr Farid Sobhani, director of MBA and MIHRM programme of United International University discussed on the importance of emotional intelligence at academic level.
Farhana Bari, secretary general of SLSD conducted the , among others, Dr Md Shaiful Islam, president of Bangladesh Ei Practitioner Club, and its Secretary General Md Soliman Ahmed Jishan.