Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
MSD 138B
Course Title:
Exploring the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
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Course Description

Examines a comprehensive approach for increasing personal and professional effectiveness in leadership roles. Explores time tested strategies for principle based decision making, managing priorities, and building resilient relationships.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion students should be able to:

Apply 7 Habits €œeffectiveness€ practices of being proactive, goal setting, planning, and seeking win?win agreements to improve workplace results.
Incorporate mind, body, heart, and spirit practices into daily schedule for continuous self?renewal.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

General Concepts

Learn stress control skills
Discuss conflict resolution skills
Discuss time management skills
Learn communication skills


Learn to be proactive
Learn leadership skills
Learn principles of personal management


Discuss empathic communication
Learn principles of creative cooperation