Upon successful completion of this unit, it is expected that students will be able to:
- Articulate their strengths, skills, abilities, and weaknesses and apply it to their current work context.
- Provide an overview of the different types of leadership literature.
- Outline at least three different biblical understandings of leadership.
- Critically evaluate at least three different models and concepts of leadership.
- Identify areas that might cause stress in working in teams and identify strategies for managing conflict and stress.
- Reflective paper (1,000 words) (30%)
- Goal setting (500 words) (10%)
- Case study (1,000 words) (30%)
- Journal of reflections (1,000 words) (30%)
Assessment: Pass/ Fail only. To obtain a Pass, students must satisfactorily complete all assessment tasks.
Set texts recommended for purchase are highlighted in blue
- Banks, Robert and Bernice M Ledbetter. Reviewing leadership. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2004
- Blackaby, Henry T and Richard Blackaby. Spiritual leadership. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 2001
- Bugbee, Bruce and Don Cousins. Network participant’s guide. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2005
- Charlesworth, R. Staying at the top. Sydney: Pan MacMillan Australia, 2002
- Covey, Stephen R. Principle-centered leadership. New York: Simon Schuster, 1992
- Greenleaf, Robert K. Servant leadership. New York: Paulist Press, 1991
- Hybels, Bill. Interview with Bono. DVD. Willow Creek Leadership Summit, 2006
- Lamb, Jonathan. Integrity: Leading with God watching. Nottingham: IVP, 2006
- McRae-McMahon, Dorothy. Daring leadership for the 21st century. Sydney: ABC Books, 2001
- Sinclair, Amanda. Doing leadership differently. Clayton Sth, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1998