Content

This 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.

Unit Code: DP3145B

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Eva Burrows College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Explain how healthy team work is important for effective ministry

2.

Analyse a variety of models of team development and dynamics

3.

Describe characteristics and skills required for leading healthy teams in ministry

4.

Identify strengths and weaknesses in the functioning of ministry teams

5.

Assess strategies for increasing the capacity of a ministry team

Unit sequence

36 points in DP

Pedagogy

This unit will be delivered through lectures, class discussions, tutorials, audio-visual clips and experiential exercises.

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

1,000 word short essay

20.0
Seminar or Tutorial

2,000 word tutorial presentation

40.0
Case Study

2,000 word case study

40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 18 Oct, 2018

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-18 08:15:24 +1000