From world health organization report, depression affects 350 million people. By 2020, stress related mental health issues could play a crucial factor as hidden costs for organizational effectiveness. Professor Karl-Heniz Ladwig from the Technical University of Munich also pointed out that 'There is little doubt that depression is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases.' Facing global competitiveness and the increasing trends of working in a multicultural environment, understanding one's emotions through communication could help improve motivation, job satisfaction and work performance, as well as enhance quality of life. This two-day program is to focus on how to communicate and acknowledge our emotions, in order to better understand our interactions with others and to improve our work effectiveness and social life.
The course will be conducted in both Chinese and English