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Enrolment in Master of Theology (Research); THCP512 Effective Ministry: Communication and Processes in Groups and THCP513 Exploring Parish Culture


THCP508 EXERCISING LEADERSHIP and THCP601 Exercising Leadership in Ministry

Teaching organisation

This unit involves 150 hours of focused learning. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing, or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.

Unit rationale, description and aim

This unit is a response to the urgent need for students to wrestle with the dynamics of power and authority as they seek to bring their theological perspectives into close alignment with how they exercise leadership. Appropriating philosophical enquiry and insights from the social sciences, students explore the elements and potential abuses of pastoral leadership. Overall, the unit introduces students to central issues that equip them to engage in ethical leadership.

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