ESCI: Emotional & Social Competency Inventory

Become confident in the concepts of emotional and social intelligence

Together with world expert in EI Dan Goleman we’ve designed a certification course for development and coaching professionals who want to help their colleagues and clients become more Together with world expert in EID An Goleman, we’ve designed a certification course for development and coaching professionals who want to help their colleagues and clients become more effective team members and leaders. Our 360 Emotional and Social Competency Inventory (ESCI) instrument provides data important to individuals and organizations as they track individual and organizational performance. In order to maintain the integrity of the instrument and ensure demonstration of best practice certification is required for all those delivering feedback sessions. Completion of this course will qualify you as an approved practitioner to deliver ESCI feedback sessions.

This is a blended course consisting of self-paced eLearning followed by one live session with an instructor.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the Emotional and Social Intelligence competencies history business cases and its underlying theory
  • Experience your own ESCI assessment (optional)
  • Use and interpret the feedback reports
  • Understand how people develop competencies
  • Practice and gain confidence in giving feedback

Upon conclusion of the course, you will be confident in the concepts of emotional and social intelligence and be able to work with the ESCI data to improve individual and organizational performance.

Course Components:

Blended/eLearning Path:


Module 1: Introduction to Emotional Intelligence

Module 2: The Science Behind ESCI

Module 3: ESCI Deep Dive

Module 4: ESCI Reports

Module 5: ESCI Feedback and Coaching

ESCI vILT Session: Coaching Practice


Each of the eLearning modules for the ESCI course are expected to require between 35 – 90 minutes to complete depending on the specific module approximately 4 hours in total. The course will conclude with a live virtual Instructor-led component lasting approximately 2.5 hours. Completion of both the eLearning modules and the instructor-led session are required for completion of the certification. The eLearning modules can be completed at any time prior to the live session but must be completed by this point.

Course Requirements:

  • Completion of all sessions/modules
  • Completion and submission of the “Prepare Your Script” Worksheet
  • Completion of Final Knowledge Check and course survey.

Assessments are purchased separately. Use of any Korn Ferry assessment requires a contract with our assessment center. Please contact for current assessment and contract pricing.

Program Dates:

For upcoming dates and locations or to view other available courses, please see the HR Certification Overview & Schedule. For additional information please call +1 (612) 337-8277 or email

Public certification courses are facilitated by expert practitioners and recognized by the Human Resource Certification Institute™ and the Society for Human Resource Management and eligible for continuing education credits. Information about how to claim credits from a public certification will be provided shortly after the certification takes place.

Korn Ferry is an HR Certification Institute approved provider. This program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for PHRSPHR and GPHR recertification credit. Korn Ferry is also recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about SHRM certification or recertification please visit

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