This unit develops skills and capacities for leadership and management of change within faith-based and community organisations. It explores key approaches to and theologies for the management of change in groups, examines leadership as a vocation within the Christian community, and equips students with resources in the dynamics of personal and interpersonal decision-making.

Unit Code: DP8002P

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Pastoral Theology and Ministry Studies

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Pilgrim Theological College

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Learning Outcomes


Analyse and evaluate contemporary approaches and procedures for the management of organisational change;


Demonstrate awareness of the impact of personality, preferred leadership styles, styles of learning, and other unconscious realities on group dynamics and decision-making;


Apply theological and organisational concepts to two case studies in organisational change, with an emphasis on setting priorities for change;


Articulate a theological vision for faithful leadership within community and/or church-based organisations.


Seminars, lectures, small-group discussion


Type Description Wordcount Weight (%)
Case Study

Case study of organisational change 1500 words

1500 25.0
Case Study

Case study of organisational change 1500 words

1500 25.0

Reflective Journal (equivalent 3000 words)

3000 50.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 31 Dec, 2016

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-19 13:37:41 +1000