Intro to Human Behaviour
Take the CourseIntro to Human Behaviour
Start Date23 October 2023
End Date3 December 2023
Ever wondered what makes people tick? Understanding why humans feel, think and behave as they do, can help you better engage and work with others.
The Intro to Human Behaviour micro-credential explores what makes you, “you.” Discover how you shape your sense of self and your outlook on life.
In this 6-week course you will learn how to use self-awareness to improve how you relate to yourself and others. Learn the fundamentals of human behaviour and how your behaviour impacts your connections with others, on a personal and professional level.
Whether you’re starting your career, getting back into the job market or aiming for a promotion, the better you understand human behaviour (your own and others), the better you can work with others to achieve organisational goals.
Time commitment per week
An average of 10 – 13 hours weekly.
Is this course for you?
This course is for you if you are curious about the distinctive nature of human behaviour. Gain a better understanding of why we feel, think and act the way we do and apply your newfound knowledge in a personal or professional setting.
Click here to download the course brochure.
- Class of 2023 October: 23 October – 03 December
- Class of 2024 February: 12 February – 24 March
- Class of 2024 March: 11 March – 21 April
- Class of 2024 May: 13 May – 23 June
- Class of 2024 June: 10 June – 21 July
- Class of 2024 August: 12 August – 22 September
- Class of 2024 September: 9 September – 20 October
There are no online classes. Course content is released on a weekly basis allowing you to work through course material, and meet weekly targets, at a time that is most convenient to you.
Upon completion, you will receive a digital certificate of competence and badge. Your certificate and badge can be shared on 100+ social media platforms, allowing you to share your achievement with a single click.
The OpenLearning team has reviewed this course to ensure quality academic learning within the Malaysian and Australian credentialing framework.
An OpenLearning OpenCred is a type of credential that can stand-alone, or interact with a formal qualification. OpenCred courses are market-leading online courses that prepare learners for the future of work.
This course has been designed and developed by experts in the field of psychology. The Intro to Human Behaviour micro-credential is for anyone needing to upskill in this area and offers 80 hours of learning and assessment.
Learners study online with peers and receive robust academic content while acquiring practical industry-relevant skills.
Completing this course leads to obtaining an OpenCred.
- 80 hours of learning
- OpenCred classification: Pathway
Stack specified combinations of SACAP Global micro-credentials and they can be recognised as equivalent to a module within our degree programme at SACAP South Africa.
Intro to Human Behaviour can be stacked with Factors Influencing Human Behaviour and Domains of Psychology, and recognised as equivalent to two modules within the Bachelor of Applied Social Science Degree.
If you meet the minimum entrance criteria, you can enrol for the degree and apply for module exemption.
What You’ll Need
- Access to Microsoft Word
- Google Chrome (recommended)
- Stable internet connection
What You’ll Learn
Over the course of six (6) weeks, through videos, readings and discussions, you will explore the following topics:
Week 1: Describe various interpretations of human behaviour
Week 2: Explain mind and body influences on human behaviour
Week 3: Describe how social relationships shape human behaviour
Week 4: Explain the influence of personality on human behaviour
Week 5: Analyse key theories at different stages of life part 1
Week 6: Analyse key theories at different stages of life part 2
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Describe various interpretations of human behaviour.
- Explain mind and body influences on human behaviour.
- Describe how social relationships shape human behaviour.
- Explain the influence of personality in human behaviour.
- Analyse key theories that describe different stages of life and their influence on human behaviour.
You will have also created a portfolio of evidence, which you can use to demonstrate your knowledge of understanding of the core concepts in human behaviour and how this has helped you become more aware of your strengths and areas for growth.
Our short course developers and assessors are expert practitioners. They have been selected for the breadth and depth of experience in their respective disciplines. The team loves sharing their knowledge and online learning expertise to help you get the most out of your learning journey.
Discover why people think, feel and act as they do.
Get a deeper understanding of your own behaviour.
Be able to apply these skills to reach personal and work goals.