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DP2795B Leadership: Task and Challenge

  • Unit Code & NameDP2795B Leadership: Task and Challenge
  • Cross CodeDA2795B
  • DescriptionThis unit introduces the student to the concept and practice of leadership from a Christian perspective. The topic will be explored utilising De Pree's definition of Leadership as
    (a) Defining reality,
    (b) Servanthood,
    (c) Gratitude.

    Further theoretical breadth will be explored as attention is given to the five practices of leadership emanating from the research of Kouzes and Posner. Evaluation of team dynamics and conflict resolution will be included in consideration of leadership tasks.
  • FieldD - Theology: Mission and Ministry
  • DisciplineDP - Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
  • Unit Points18
  • LevelUndergraduate Level 2
  • Semester2, 2019
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • Prerequisites15 points in Field D
  • Learning ActivitiesLectures, work groups, online forums, videos
  • AssessmentsEssay 2,000 words - 50%
    Integrative Essay 2,000 words - 50%
  • Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:

    1.Analyse De Pree's three dimensions of the leadership task
    2. Critique a functional understanding of leadership in a team context
    3. Evaluate at least one approach to conflict resolution
    4. Articulate a personal model of leadership, providing a theological foundation, and an analysis of inherent strengths and weaknesses