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Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Core Classes
Vision Values, and Voices in Organizational Leadership
An introduction to key leadership theories (visions) from various worldview perspectives (voices) compared and contrasted with biblically-based principles (values) that guide organizational leadership.
Foundations of Organizational Leadership
A study of theological themes and lessons from history on how leadership has been expressed in a variety of settings, providing a foundation for developing a biblically-based servant leadership model for organizations.
Authentic Leadership in Organizational Contexts
A study of authentic leadership, including personal and spiritual factors leading to team empowerment and organizational effectiveness.
Organizational Leadership Development
An introduction to leadership development with a focus on mentoring and coaching in developing effective leaders.
Cultural Expressions of Organizational Leadership
A social, cultural, and contextual analysis of various leadership expressions with a view toward transformative leadership.
Interpersonal Leadership for Organizational Effectiveness
An analysis of interpersonal dynamics for effective leadership behavior, including communication, group process, team-building, and consensus development.
Strategic Organizational Leadership
An analysis of strategic thinking and planning from initial vision to implementation and evaluation of strategy.
Dynamics of Change and Conflict in Organizational Leadership
This course examines the forces that bring change, the life circumstances that affect how people react to change and teaches strategies to assess needs, marshal resources, design and implement a response to the need, and evaluate the response’s effectiveness, while anticipating and managing the intra-organizational conflict that often is a corollary to change.
Applied Ethics for Organizational Leadership
An introduction to the ethical environment (both personal and corporate) of organizations.
Capstone Project in Organizational Leadership
The capstone course is a summative, integrative experience of the entire program, including theological and personal reflection contextualized to one’s workplace. The course involves the practical application of the
program’s experience in one’s organizational context.