Content

Effective leadership requires healthy formation and conceptual frameworks. This unit examines the core areas for healthy leadership of people and teams and organisations, including: leadership theory, behaviour, decision-making, mentoring, accountability, giftedness, strategy, governance, systems, conflict and change.

Unit Code: DA9718S

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Mission and Ministry

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Articulate and critique the various theories of leadership.

2.

From this critique, identify their preferred models and reflect critically to develop a rationale for this choice.

3.

Articulate the contribution of one aspect of leadership and illustrate from practice.

4.

Describe and illustrate contextually their preferred personal and organisational leadership values.

5.

Use theological reflection to develop a personal theology of leadership.

Unit sequence

At least two years leadership experience

Pedagogy

12 online sessions for 3 hours student engagement and an overnight retreat

Assessments

Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Book Review

Book Review (1500 words)

1500 25.0
Essay

Aspect of leadership review (1500 words)

1500 25.0
Essay

Essay (3000 words)

3000 50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-03 11:04:12 +1000