Course Description

No matter how competent a person may be, they will not experience sustained and lasting success unless they are able to effectively lead themselves; influence, engage and collaborate with others; and continually improve and renew their capabilities. These elements are at the heart of personal, team and organizational effectiveness. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People® Signature Edition 4.0 develops leadership effectiveness at three levels: 
  1. Individual
    • Develop increased maturity, greater productivity and the ability to manage yourself.
    • Execute critical priorities with laser-like focus and careful planning.
  2. Team
    • Increase team engagement, morale and collaboration.
    • Improve communication skills and strengthen relationships.
  3. Organizational
    • Create a framework for developing core values and creating a highly effective culture.
    • Develop current and high-potential leaders who model both character and competence.

Course Outline

Topics Include:

  • Paradigm and Principles of Effectiveness
  • Habit 1: Be Proactive
  • Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind
  • Habit 3: Put First Things First
  • Habit 4: Think Win-Win
  • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
  • Habit 6: Synergize
  • Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Assess paradigms and align to principles of effectiveness. 
  • Assume responsibility, focus and act on what can be controlled and influenced instead of what can’t. 
  • Define clear measures of success and create a plan to achieve them for both life and work. 
  • Prioritize and achieve the most important goals instead of constantly reacting to matters of urgency. 
  • Collaborate more effectively with others by building high-trust relationships of mutual benefit. 
  • Influence others by developing a deep understanding of their needs and perspectives. 
  • Develop innovative solutions that leverage diversity and satisfy all key stakeholders. 
  • Increase motivation, energy and work/life balance by making time for renewal activities.


Participants have 30 days to complete these online, self-paced courses.

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Section Title
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 4.0 (Online)
Jul 01, 2020 to Jun 30, 2021
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Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $599.00