Leadership for Mission
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2011, 2010
This course has been designed to meet the needs of those ministering in a variety of settings within the Church e.g. parishes, dioceses, schools and various other institutional ministries. It provides an integrated approach to leadership, mission and spirituality. It deals with contemporary approaches to each of these core elements of a Christian leaders role, and the academic and practical connections which can be made between them.
|Objectives||Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamentals of mission theology and their relevance to Christian leadership;
2. Articulate key features in contemporary approaches to leadership;
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the context in which their leadership occurs;
4. Articulate the scriptural foundations of mission and leadership;
5. Articulate their own spirituality for leadership and devise a strategy for nurturing this spirituality; and
6. Demonstrate an understanding of ecclesial requirements with respect to leadership in their Church community.
|Content||Themes will include:
(i) Conceptions of Leadership; Modern conceptions of leadership; the importance of context; the inner life of leaders;
(ii) Leadership for Mission; Contemporary theologies of mission; Scriptural Foundations; leadership in the Christian tradition.
(iii) Modalities in Christian Leadership; Frameworks for missional leadership; dimensions of leadership; assessing leadership effectiveness.
(iv) The Practice of Leadership; Formulating the mission of the group; essential arts in leadership; perspectives on leadership; ecclesial requirements; keeping the mission alive.
|Replacing Course(s)||Not Applicable.|
|Assumed Knowledge||Some practical experience of leadership.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning|
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 130 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|