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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Certification Course

Certification course for employees to develop the 7 Habits for Highly Effective People in Workday.
What: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Certified Course)
Who: BYU-Idaho Employees 
Cost: $100 for course materials (to be paid by the participant's department to HR Account 1515-10-1600) 
Note: Participants must get approval from department chair/director to use dept. funds 


The 7 Habits Signature Program is based on Stephen R. Covey's book, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People." It is one of the best-selling books of all time. In the program you will learn to:

  • Take more responsibility for results and exercise more initiative.
  • Set meaningful goals and follow through with them.
  • Get more organized by improving your planning and time-management skills.
  • Make relationships more productive through "win-win" thinking.
  • Improve your listening and communication skills.
  • Solve problems creatively and deal with conflict productively.
  • Adopt a "continuous-improvement mindset" and improve your work-life balance.

The 7 Habits

1. Be Proactive (The Habit of Choice)
2. Begin with the End in Mind (The Habit of Vision)
3. Put First Things First (The Habit of Integrity and Execution)
4. Think Win-Win (The Habit of Mutual Benefit)
5. Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood (The Habit of Mutual Understanding)
6. Synergize (The Habit of Creative Cooperation)
7. Sharpen the Saw (The Habit of Renewal)