- Be able to observe and assess behaviors in a group setting in order to gauge their effectiveness.
- Demonstrate college-level learning from experience via the Kolb model.
- Describe and assess critical factors in family dynamics from a Christian perspective.
- Use the sociological perspective to understand the various dimensions of religion, including belief, ritual, experience, and community.
- Be able to articulate the leadership philosophy of a religious leader and compare it to contemporary theories of leadership.
- Be able to describe one’s own philosophy of Christian leadership.
The degree in Christian Leadership enhances communication, research, cognitive, managerial, and interpersonal skills from a distinctly Christian perspective. The following is a list of the competencies that can be achieved through successful completion of the Christian Leadership Degree Completion Program:
- Write clearly and concisely.
- Develop ethical motivational and persuasion techniques.
- Understand verbal and nonverbal symbols.
- Lead discussion and focus groups.
- Deliver formal presentations effectively.
- Write reports and executive summaries.
- Identify research questions.
- Understand research designs and methods.
- Analyze and interpret data.
- Conduct a literary review.
- Develop data-collection instruments.
- Present and report findings.
- Develop inductive and deductive reasoning skill.
- Expand analytical and critical-thinking competence.
- Deepen problem-solving and decision-making acumen.
- Develop biblically based leadership skills.
- Develop, coach, and mentor employees.
- Study and apply organizational analysis and development theories and practices.
- Manage organizational change.
- Manage conflict effectively.
- Motivate and set goals for employees.
- Enhance negotiating skills.
- Approach diversity in the workplace from a Kingdom perspective.
- Facilitate small groups.
- Resolve conflict successfully.
- Manage group effectiveness.
- Maximize task-oriented functioning.
- Broaden interpersonal skill development.
- Lead team building efforts.