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EQ-i 2.0 & 360 Certification

The Society of Emotional Intelligence offers two EQ-i 2.0/EQ 360 Certification training options: In-Person and Virtual. Both options will teach you what you need to know to successfully administer, interpret and provide feedback to clients.   Additionally, both programs are designed to provide hands-on practice to help you become more knowledgeable and secure in emotional intelligence.

Why get certified in the EQ-i 2.0?

  • Give yourself a unique competitive advantage.
  • Access to the EQ-i 2.0, a Level B instrument that is well respected in the market and a leading-edge assessment to add to your toolkit
  • Grow your business by using the EQ-i 2.0 as a catalyst for building your client development action plan
  • Diversify your practice by using the EQ-i 2.0 in a variety of ways: leadership development, selection, executive coaching and much, much more.
The EQ-i 2.0 is one of the most scientifically validated Emotional Intelligence instruments on the market today.

What Does Certification Include?

  • Access to resources on the EQ-i 2.0 and emotional intelligence in genera
  • Access to an online portal where you can connect with current EQ-i 2.0 certified practitioners like you
  • Two free reports to use after you get certified and a free online account where you administer and score the assessments
  • You get to take the assessment yourself and get feedback from an experienced coach
  • A certificate authorizing you as eligible to purchase, administer and interpert the EQ-i 2.0

Applications of EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360

  • Employee  Engagement & Productivity - Use the EQ-i 2.0 to identify employee strengths and challenges that have been shown to drive employee engagement. 
  • Selection—Learn why just administering the EQ-i 2.0 is not enough and how to use the EQ-i 2.0 as part of a comprehensive selection process.
  • Leadership Development—Studies show that high-performing leaders tend to have higher Emotional Intelligence than their peers. Learn what this really means and how an organization can help its leaders excel. 
  • Sales Training—Research shows that sales people with higher EI tend to outperform their peers. Learn how to use EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 to create quality sales training with clear ROI
  • Coaching—Learn how to create a coaching plan based on EQ-i 2.0 results, using feedback, development and a customized Action Plan.
  • Education—Research shows that EQ-i 2.0 can predict student success. Review case studies and hear examples of how EQ-i 2.0 can be used as a development and feedback tool to help students succeed.
The EQ-i 2.0 model above shows how five Composite Scales and fifteen Subscales interact to predict behaviors. The circular nature of the model is a visual representation of how each area of Emotional Intelligence influences the next.


2017 Certification Dates and Location:


May 18-19: Tampa, FL

Holiday Inn Tampa Westshore Airport
700 North Westshore Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609

  • July 27 - 28: Orlando, FL
  • September 8 - 9: Tampa, FL
  • December 7 - 8: Tampa, FL 

Certification Fee

  • SoEI Members:   $1695
  • Non Member:  $1795
  • Colleges / Universities / Fed. Govt.: $1395
On Demand: $1995 (Offered online over two days using a "go to meeting" type format. 
Facilitated by a live person)

When registering, please indicate the location you wish to attend.




Cancellations and requests to reschedule must be received at least 72 hours prior to the day of the class. The prevailing rates will apply when an individual reschedules to another class date. 
If an attendee cancels and request a refund,, they will be assessed a $250.00 administrative fee.