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: DP9145B

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Eva Burrows College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Discuss the value of healthy team work for effective ministry

2.

Analyse a number of models of team development and dynamics

3.

Discuss characteristics and skills required for leading healthy teams in ministry

4.

Critique strengths and weaknesses in the functioning of ministry teams

5.

Formulate a strategy for increasing the capacity of a ministry team

Unit sequence

24 Points in DP

Pedagogy

This unit will be taught face to face with lectures, discussions, tutorials, DVD clips and experiential exercises.

Assessments

Name Description Weight (%)
Essay

1,400 word short essay

20.0
Tutorial Paper

2,800 word tutorial

40.0
Case Study

2,800 word case study

40.0
Approvals

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

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-19 14:01:50 +1000