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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
  • Semester1, 2019
  • Delivery ModeIntensive
  • DateFebruary 4 - 15, 9.30am to 3.00pm. There are no classes on Wednesdays and the weekend.
    Campus | 100 Maidstone St, Ringwood
  • Lecturer(s) 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. Investigate characteristics and skills required for leading healthy teams in ministry
    4. Review the functioning of ministry teams to identify strengths and weaknesses
    5. Assess strategies for increasing the capacity of a ministry team