PMI Chapter Xchange Event: Role of Emotional Intelligence in Project Management


PMI Chapter Xchange Event 

Emotional Intelligence in Project Management 


Emotional Intelligence (EI) is crucial in project management, profoundly affecting team dynamics, leadership effectiveness, and overall project success. Project managers with high EI possess the ability to understand and regulate their emotions, as well as recognize and influence the emotions of their team members. This leads to improved communication, as they can convey messages clearly and empathetically, reducing misunderstandings and fostering a positive work environment.  

Enhanced team collaboration is another significant benefit of high EI in project management. By addressing the emotional needs and concerns of team members, emotionally intelligent project managers create a supportive and cohesive team atmosphere. This not only boosts morale but also enhances productivity and innovation, as team members feel valued and motivated to contribute their best work.  

Conflict resolution is more effective with high EI. Project managers who can empathize with different perspectives and manage their emotional responses are better equipped to facilitate constructive discussions and find mutually agreeable solutions. This helps in maintaining a harmonious team environment and preventing conflicts from escalating.  

Leadership and influence are deeply intertwined with EI. Emotionally intelligent project managers inspire and motivate their teams by connecting on a personal level, building trust, and demonstrating genuine care for their well-being. Additionally, they are better at managing stress, both for themselves and their teams, ensuring that challenges are handled with resilience and composure. In summary, EI is essential for successful project management, driving effective communication, collaboration, conflict resolution 

Join us for a thought-provoking panel discussion as we explore the critical question: What is the importance of Emotional Intelligence in project management?" 

This is a #pmichapterXchange collaborative event of 32-way collaboration between the PMI Chapters of; Mumbai, Netherlands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Phoenix, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Gujarat, Lima Peru, Southern Alberta, Sao Paulo, Kenya, Ghana, Greece, Puget Sound, Poland, Alaska, United Arab Emirates, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Cameroon, Luxembourg, Turkiye, PMI Jalisco, PMI Taipei; Madrid Spain; PMI Malaysia, PMI Vietnam and PMI Mangolia, PMI Guayas and PMI Bajio. PMI Galicia. 


This event is open to everyone, regardless of your experience or expertise in project management. We encourage you to join us for this exciting and informative discussion. 

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Date: Jul 19, 2024 

Time: 19:30 – 21:30 IST ( GMT + 5:30) 

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This event is open to both members and non-members. 


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Type of category: Special Events

Type of activity:

Date: July 19th, 2024

Hour: 6:00AM to 7:30AM

# of PDUs: 1.5


Students: Free

Members: Free

Non members and Guests: Free