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DP3145B Developing and Leading Healthy Team Work in Ministry

  • Unit Code & NameDP3145B Developing and Leading Healthy Team Work in Ministry
  • DescriptionThis unit is designed to provide knowledge and skills for developing and leading teams in a ministry context. Students will examine developmental stages of teams and healthy team dynamics as foundational concepts for effective team ministry. The leadership of ministry teams is explored though strategies such as effective communication, identifying strengths and weaknesses of the team and enlarging the capacity of the team.
  • FieldD - Theology: Mission and Ministry
  • DisciplineDP - Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies
  • Unit Points18
  • LevelUndergraduate Level 3
  • Semester2, 2020
  • Delivery ModeBlended
  • DateClasses will be held on three consecutive days Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 2 to 4 September 9.00am to 3.00pm
    Online content will be delivered from 27 July to 13 November.
    Location | North Brisbane Corps, Cnr Handford & Roghan Roads, Taigum QLD
  • Lecturer(s) Major Dr Christine Unicomb
  • Prerequisites36 points in the discipline DP
  • Learning ActivitiesLectures, class discussions, tutorials, audio-visual clips and experiential exercises

    *This unit is offered at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. Students may engage with people across both levels when this unit is delivered.
  • Assessments1 x 1,000 word short essay - 20%
    1 x 2,000 word tutorial presentation - 40%
    1 x 2,000 word case study - 40%
  • Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:

    1. Explain how healthy team work is important for effective ministry
    2. Analyse a variety of models of team development and dynamics
    3. Describe characteristics and skills required for leading healthy teams in ministry
    4. Identify strengths and weaknesses in the functioning of ministry teams
    5. Assess strategies for increasing the capacity of a ministry team