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DP8195B - Leadership: Task and Challenge

  • Unit Code & NameDP8195B Introduction to Leadership in Ministry
  • Description

    This unit introduces students to the theory and practice of leadership from a Christian perspective, and its implementation in a local mission context. Biblical and theological lenses will be used to explore leadership from a Christian perspective. Further theoretical breadth will be explored through best practice in secular organisational literature.

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  • DisciplineDelivery ID: 46195
  • LevelPostgraduate Foundational
  • Semester4. Semester 2, 2022
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • Date

    25 July to 28 October 2022

    There will be Zoom catch ups at mutually agreed times.

    We recommend that you allocate 12 hours a week for all study activities.

  • Lecturer(s) Captain Andrew Walton | Major Dr Grant Sandercock-Brown
  • Prerequisites


  • Learning Activities

    Lectures, seminars, online forums, videos, podcasts

    *This unit is offered at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. Students may engage with people across both levels when this unit is delivered.

  • Assessments

    1 x 1,000 word Essay - 20%

    1 x 1,000 word Audio Recording - 20%

    1 x 1,500 word Essay (Case Study) - 25%

    1 x 2,500 word Journal - 35%

  • Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:

    1.  Demonstrate an understanding of the changing paradigms of leadership.

    2.  Explain the theological foundations of leadership.

    3.  Express a clear understanding of how to work effectively in teams.

    4.  Articulate an informed personal model of leadership.

    5.  Undersand the key factors in resilient leadership.

    6.  Analyse a ministry context and outline a plan to enhance the effectiveness of the ministry and how the plan might be implemented.

  • Text Books

    To undertake this unit, you are required to have access to a copy of:

    Northouse, Peter L. Leadership: Theory and Practice. Los Angeles, SAGE Publications, 2022.