Understand Yourself & Others using the Big 5 Personality Traits Theory

What you will learn

Enhance their self-awareness and personal growth

Gain a better understanding of human behavior in general

Increase Empathy and Communication Skills

Expand the Bandwidth of your Personality Traits


Personality is a fundamental aspect of who we are and how we interact with the world. The Big Five personality traits model is one of the most widely accepted and researched frameworks for understanding personality. In this course, we will delve into the five core dimensions of personality – openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism – and explore their impact on our behavior, thoughts, and emotions.

Through engaging lectures, interactive activities, and practical exercises, you will learn to identify your own unique personality traits and understand how they shape your thoughts, feelings, and actions. You will also learn to recognize the personality traits of others and develop strategies to communicate and collaborate effectively with people who have different personalities from your own.

The course will cover a range of topics, including the theory behind the Big Five model, the strengths of the framework, and practical applications in personal and professional settings. By the end of the course, you will have a deeper understanding of yourself and others, enhanced interpersonal skills, and tools for navigating social situations with greater ease and confidence.

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Course Objectives:

  • Understand the Big Five personality traits and their role in shaping behavior and experiences
  • Identify your own unique personality traits and learn to leverage them for personal growth and success
  • Develop strategies for effective communication and collaboration with people who have different personalities from your own
  • Recognize the strengths and limitations of the Big Five model and other personality frameworks
  • Apply the knowledge and skills gained in the course to personal and professional contexts, such as team building, leadership development, and conflict resolution.

This course is designed for anyone who is interested in gaining a deeper understanding of personality and how it affects our interactions with others. It is particularly well-suited for individuals who want to:

  • Enhance their self-awareness and personal growth
  • Improve their communication and collaboration skills
  • Develop their leadership and management abilities
  • Build more effective teams and work relationships
  • Gain a better understanding of human behavior in general

The course does not require any prior knowledge of psychology or personality theory and is accessible to learners from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines. Whether you are a student, a professional, or simply someone who is curious about personality, this course offers valuable insights and practical tools for self-improvement and interpersonal success.



Getting Started


What is the Big 5

How the Model Works


What is Extraversion, Introversion and Ambiversion?
Key Motivations & Predicting Life Outcomes
Identifying Trait using Behavioral Checklist
Trait Combos

Neuroticism & Emotional Stability

What is Neuroticism & Emotional Stability?
Life Outcomes & Managing Neuroticism
Neuroticism and Other Traits
Identifying Neuroticism in Others

Openness to Experience

What is Openness to Experience?
Identifying Trait in others
Openness & the Other Traits.


What is Conscientiousness?
Key Motivations
Conscientiousness Checklist
Conscientiousness’ Traits Combos


What is Agreeableness?
Agreeableness’ Trait Combos