Ireland Chapter of PMI

Webinar: Social Intelligence for Project Managers

Webinar: Social Intelligence for Project Managers

Back by popular demand.  The Ireland Chapter of the PMI had a limited opportunity to join a UK chapter webinar with Ruth Pearce on March 26th 2020.  More people registered that we had places for.  Ruth has kindly agreed to present to the Ireland Chapter Members on the same topic of social intelligence.  
Project managers and their teams agree that communication and connecting stakeholders to the goals of a project are core to the role of project managers. Connection is a fundamental part of both aspects of our role. Connection is built on social intelligence – the way that we build and maintain relationships with others and elicit co-operation. This session explores social intelligence in project managers and provides tools for building social intelligence from the moment the session starts.
Research shows spotting and leveraging character strengths is a fast, effective way to enhance appreciation of our colleagues’ motivation and purpose. And that appreciation builds social intelligence. The good news is that character strengths spotting is easy and fun and can be learned in as little time as it takes to attend a workshop. 
In this interactive transformative workshop, you will learn how to recognize, acknowledge and cultivate character strengths. You will be able to apply character strengths to your communication and develop specific actions that elevate your role as a connector and enhance experience for your teams. 
The importance of Social Intelligence for Project Managers
The challenges and opportunities of Social intelligence
Using Character strengths to develop Social Intelligence
o Character strengths in you
o Seeing strengths in others
o Leadership and Communication leveraging strengths


Take the free VIA Character Strengths Survey here to get your personalized strengths ranking here: 


When you register and attend you will received .5 Leadership and .5 Strategic PDUs.  We will auto register you for the PDU when you attend the live event (PMI ID to be included with registration).  



The registration for the webinars is a two step process. The first is here, via the PMI Ireland web site, the 2nd is via a separate email with a GoToWebinar link.

You will receive an invitation from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register for the gotowebinar on June 3rd.

When you register using the link in the email, you will receive another email from: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm your registration and provide you with your unique link to access the live webinar.  Please check that these emails are not going to your spam or junk folder.

Event Properties

Event Date 04-Jun-2020 12:00 pm
Event End Date 04-Jun-2020 1:00 pm
Registration Start Date 10-May-2020 6:00 pm
Cut off date 03-Jun-2020 6:00 pm
Individual Price Free
No. of Strategic PDUs .5
No. of Leadership PDUs .5
PMI Event Number C144UUCUSW
Location Ireland Chapter Webinar


Ruth Pearce


With more than 20 years of experience of running large and small programs, as well as leading large and small teams, Ruth Pearce has a wealth of direct experience and lessons she has learned directly from doing. She has been where you are now, acting as part of a team with a larger purpose, or as the compassionate leader of a team driving towards the goal. Whether that team is a collocated team with a short-term deliverable, or an international team spanning multiple continents, time-zones and work styles, Ruth has direct experience of engaging the team to achieve extraordinary results. In addition to her wealth of experience, Ruth’s love of learning supports her passion for helping teams and their managers bring their best selves to work, as she continues to accumulate wisdom and knowledge from as many sources as she is able. Certified in Positive Psychology, an avid user of the VIA Strengths Assessment, as well as a certified Gallup Strengthsfinder coach and in the MHS EQ-I 2.0 and 360 tools, she sees these tools as great starting points for increasing self-awareness and wellbeing. Ruth says if she had to distil the lessons she has learned from her 30 years of working in everything from a stockbroker to State Government, and from a not-for profit professional organization to an investment bank, it would result in one phrase: Be Hopeful: Be Strong: Be Brave: Be Curious

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