Healthy Relationships Suite

Healthy Relationships Suite

Learn how to build a strong foundation for your relationships that will last in the Healthy Relationship Suite. You'll also discover interpersonal communication codes and how you can form better responses when dealing with others and engage in self-discovery by looking at your skills and creative abilities to boost your confidence.

72 Course Hrs
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In this course, you will learn the Keys to Success in Marriage and Relationships, which targets how to build a solid foundation for your relationship that is lasting. Interpersonal Communication will show you how to manage the conscious and unconscious codes we send to each other, and how to respond. Lastly in this course bundle, you will learn Individual Excellence which develops career-enhancing skills, creative abilities, confidence and personal organization.

Suite bundles are not eligible for partial drops or refunds. Transfers to other open sessions of the same course are available. Please refer to your school for additional details regarding drops, transfers, and refunds on Suite bundles.

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Course Code: B8929
Start Dates*Jul 13 | Aug 17 | Sep 14 | Oct 12
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$300.00 USD


  1. Marriage and Relationships: Keys to Success
    1. Why Relationships Can Be So Challenging
    2. The Seven Stages of a Relationship
    3. Maintaining Your Identity
    4. Learning to Fight Fair
    5. Recognizing Warning Signs
    6. Resolving Conflict: Break Up to Make Up
    7. Creating a Maintenance Program
    8. Understanding the Role of Sex
    9. How to Adultery-Proof Your Relationship
    10. Dealing With Relationship Triangles
    11. Overcoming Money Issues
    12. Break Up or Make Up?
  2. Interpersonal Communication
    1. Communication Basics
    2. Communication Misunderstandings
    3. The Personal Side of Communication
    4. Language and Logic
    5. Nonverbal Messages
    6. Intercultural Communication Differences
    7. Effective Listening
    8. Gender Communication Differences
    9. Relationship Dynamics
    10. Communication Rules
    11. Conversation Climate
    12. Interpersonal Conflict Resolution
  3. Individual Excellence
    1. Introduction; Your Career Plan
    2. Goal Setting and Creativity
    3. Interpersonal Communication (Getting People to Listen and Listening to People Speak)
    4. Written Communication
    5. Becoming and Staying Organized
    6. Problem Solving and Decision-Making
    7. Time Management (Taking Control)
    8. Stress Management (Is Stress Desirable?)
    9. Risk Management (How Much Should You Take?)
    10. Conflict Management (Should It Be Avoided?)
    11. Financial Skills (Part I)
    12. Financial Skills (Part II)



There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

  • The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil has over 25 years of experience as a counselor and therapist, and specializes in issues related to dating, marriage, divorce, and infidelity. Weil is the author of numerous books and has been quoted in USA Today, The New York Times, and Cosmopolitan. She has also appeared on the Today Show, the Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, and Good Morning America.

Laurel Bragstad combines her understanding of communication theory and human relationships to design curriculum in interpersonal communication, public speaking, journalism, persuasion, and theory and research. With a Master of Arts degree in interpersonal communication and rhetoric, she has taught a wide range of courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Her publications include several articles in ETC: The Journal for the International Society of General Semantics, a chapter in Classroom Exercises for General Semantics (published by the International Society of General Semantics), and a novel entitled In the Comfort of Shadows.

Becky Swaim has taught since 2000, focusing on Administrative Assistant Fundamentals, Administrative Assistant Applications, and Individual Excellence. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication from California State University, Long Beach. Her experience includes managing large staff in medical billing and collections and as a program manager to various medical practices.

Tony Swaim has helped many clients, colleagues, and students reach their professional and personal goals. He has been an online instructor since 1998 and has taught at colleges and universities across the United States since 1981. His focus areas are project management, Six Sigma, and supply chain management. Tony manages a successful consulting firm, and his industry experience includes 20 years of supply chain management. He earned a Doctorate in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University and holds professional certifications in six disciplines, including the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)® from the American Society for Quality (ASQ)®.