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Online Course in 7 Habits of Highly Effective Students
Brief Description
The 7 Habits is the world’s best-known personal-leadership framework, synthesizing key principles of personal and interpersonal effectiveness.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students is a high-impact student success course that benefits and sustains students at university and beyond.
This instructor-led course delivers a powerful blended learning experience designed to:
• Enhance student engagement.
• Improve persistence.
• Strengthen student learning.
• Increase retention and completion rates.
In addition, the course provides students with the skills, tools, and mindsets they need to succeed in a global and ever-changing marketplace.
Built on the foundation of Stephen R. Covey’s global bestselling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, this student success curriculum was authored by Sean Covey and eight other leading academic experts.
Learning Outcomes
The 7 Habits student success curriculum was created with student transformation as its key outcome—an experience that students would look back on and say “the principles I learned in this class made all the difference.”
Students should be able to demonstrate behaviour changes with improved results in:
- Self-management,
- Interpersonal skills and teamwork, and
-  Wellness
Course Content
The course covers the following:
Habit 1: Be Proactive® I am responsible for my education and life.
Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind® I have a plan for what I want to accomplish.
Habit 3: Put First Things First® I do the most important things first.
Habit 4: Think Win-Win® I am considerate of others, but I also have the courage to stand up for myself.
Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood® I hear people out before expressing my own opinion.
Habit 6: Synergize® I value the strengths of other people and combine them with my own to solve problems.
WELLNESS Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw® I regularly recharge my body, heart, mind, and spirit so I can stay sharp and improve myself.
Entry Requirements
Course Number:
Catalogue and Category:
General Management and Leadership Development
Who Should attend:
 First or second year students at the University of Pretoria (all campuses)
 Extended Curriculum programme students at the University of Pretoria (Mamelodi Campus)
Delivery Mode:
Blended, Contact Sessions
Contact Days: