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Inspiring Leadership in Ourselves and Others - Emotional Intelligence

Inspiring Leadership in Ourselves and Others - Emotional Intelligence

Inspiring Leadership in Ourselves and Others - Emotional Intelligence

This course includes
1:31:30 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion


Emotional intelligence describes our ability to understand and influence our emotions and those of the people around us. It is widely recognized as a cornerstone of effective leadership. 

This course provides an in-depth overview of emotional intelligence as a leadership skill, alongside exercises and a case study. These resources outline a practical path to developing emotional intelligence after course completion. The course is suitable for physiotherapists interested in continuing education to enhance leadership skills in their practice and/or organizational setting.


Course objectives:

  1. Identify the principles of emotional intelligence and how self-awareness can assist aspiring physiotherapists move into leadership positions;
  2. Discuss how emotional intelligence relates to the core competencies of the physiotherapy profession; and
  3. Provide examples of how emotional intelligence may be applied to your practice and organizational setting



This online course is for health care professionals that want to enhance their leadership skills in their practice and organizational setting.


What’s Included:

  • A pre-recorder webinar
  • PowerPoint presentation slides from the webinar, including exercises for developing emotional intelligence
  • A case study on emotional intelligence


The Presenters:

Kris Head, B.ScPT, M.Sc, MBA

Kris Head is a Physiotherapist and Leadership Division executive with the CPA. He is the Director of Operations for the Prairie Region within Centric Health. Over his Physiotherapy career, he has been involved with managing clinicians and administrators as well as mentoring other managers and leaders through their development.Kris holds several degrees including undergraduate degrees in Kinesiology and Physiotherapy as well as two Master's Degrees in Physiology and Business Administration.

Swapnil Rege, MScPT, MBA (c)

Swapnil Rege graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelors of Science in 2005 and received his Master’s degree of Physiotherapy from McMaster University in 2007. He currently works as a clinic director and physiotherapist at LifeMark Physiotherapy in Brampton, Ontario. In addition to being the Education Coordinator of the Leadership Division, he is also the Chair of the Oncology Division. Having previously worked in New Brunswick, Swapnil was also the newsletter editor and Public Relations and Communications Chair with the New Brunswick Physiotherapy Association. In 2009, he was awarded the Young Leadership Award for outstanding leadership and dedication in the physiotherapy field. Swapnil is currently completing his MBA at Schulich Business School with a focus on Health Industry Management.


The instructors
Canadian Physiotherapy Association

As the vital partner for the profession, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) leads, advocates, and inspires excellence and innovation to promote health. CPA’s goal is to provide exceptional service, valuable information and connections to the profession of physiotherapy, across Canada and around the world.

Leadership Division

The Leadership Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) coordinates, promotes, and provides programs and services that facilitate leadership skill development in physiotherapists. Its mission is to:

  • Unite CPA members who are interested in all aspects of leadership in physiotherapy
  • Promote information and educational materials related to physiotherapy leadership
  • Develop and offer physiotherapy continuing education courses and workshops, while promoting links to other professional development opportunities
  • Encourage the development and publication of research in the field of leadership in physiotherapy services in Canada and elsewhere
Course Material included in this course
  • Inspiring Leadership in Ourselves and Others: Emotional Intelligence
  • Welcome & Your Resources
  • Presentation
  • Quiz
  • What's Next?
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