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January 2019

Reflective Practice

Mon 21 January 2019, 2:00 pm to Thu 24 January 2019, 2:00 pm
A methodological and hermeneutical study of how reflective practice can underpin and challenge an understanding of leadership. This module introduces students to contemporary models of reflective practice in the educational, theological, and business worlds. It encourages reflection on how these models inform and critique one another. There will be opportunities to practice a variety of methods, so that students can select and design their own models to apply in their work context. Those not on the MA programme are very… Read more
April 2019

Re-imagining Church in a Changing Culture

Mon 1 April 2019, 2:00 pm to Thu 4 April 2019, 2:00 pm
Much has been written about the dramatic decline in Church membership and attendance as evidence of ‘the death of Christian Britain’ since the 1960s to the present day, raising questions about the future of the institutional church in particular and ‘organised religion’ in general. This module aims to go beyond such ‘headlines’ to equip students to understand and critique patterns of decline and growth which are characteristic of the church in the 21st century using both theological and sociological tools.… Read more
June 2019

Change and Conflict

Mon 17 June 2019, 2:00 pm to Thu 20 June 2019, 2:00 pm
This module critically examines theoretical and practical aspects of change through a number of disciplines, especially theology, ecclesiology, missiology, ecology, psychology and complexity theory. The various strands are brought together to provide a holistic view of the origins and potentially transforming role of conflict. Throughout, students apply the concepts to their own situations to increase shared learning and to provide practical insights for their own practice. Those not on the MA programme are very welcome to book on this module… Read more
September 2019

Christian Faith and Leadership

Mon 30 September 2019, 2:00 pm to Thu 3 October 2019, 2:00 pm
The module explores and analyses ways in which theology and spirituality underpin and challenge an understanding of leadership within and outside faith-based contexts. It encourages critical reflection on how leadership and management within the changing nature of contemporary society can be informed by insights from spiritual and theological traditions, especially Christianity, and be related to a theological view of faith, vocation, the Church and its mission. Participants are encouraged to become confident in handling disciplines and methodologies that can inform… Read more
November 2019

Working Together

Mon 25 November 2019, 2:00 pm to Thu 28 November 2019, 1:00 pm
This module encourages engagement with a hermeneutical approach grounded in the Holy Trinity, which is examined through a number of traditions. Biblical examples of ministry and working together are critiqued through the disciplines of sociology, psychology and organisational studies and implications drawn for an understanding of the various forms of authorised ministry and the role of the laity. Students are encouraged to understand themselves and each other better through the use of teamwork profiling instruments and models. This leads to… Read more
January 2020

Reflective Practice

Mon 20 January 2020, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 January 2020, 2:00 pm
A methodological and hermeneutical study of how reflective practice can underpin and challenge an understanding of leadership. It will introduce students to contemporary models of reflective practice both in the educational, theological and business worlds and encourage reflection on how these models inform and critique one another. There will be opportunities to practice a variety of methods so that students can select and design their own models apply in their own work context. Those not on the MA programme are… Read more
March 2020

Leadership and the Unconscious

Mon 9 March 2020, 2:00 pm to Thu 12 March 2020, 2:00 pm
This module will use both theoretical presentations and experiential methods to introduce students to an understanding and working knowledge of unconscious processes, with special reference to their understanding of organisational life and their practice as leaders. There will be an examination of how contemporary understandings of the unconscious have been understood within a religious and faith perspective. The module will provide understanding in the light of peer and staff feedback in case studies from students own experience. Those not on… Read more
April 2020

Christian Approaches to Leadership in the Public Square

Mon 20 April 2020, 2:00 pm to Thu 23 April 2020, 2:00 pm
This module will make a methodological, hermeneutical and theological study of the potential impact of Christian approaches to leadership on and within secular institutions at a time when religion is being marginalized and faith is under attack. It will encourage reflection on the current place of the Christian faith in the public square and will evaluate existing and emerging models of engagement between Christianity and the prevailing secular and pluralist culture of contemporary society, in e.g. business, education, and politics… Read more
June 2020

Personal Development

Mon 15 June 2020, 2:00 pm to Thu 18 June 2020, 2:00 pm
The module will make a methodological and hermeneutical study of contemporary management strategies for using feedback to develop and evaluate personal development plans in a variety of both faith based and secular contexts. There will be a critical study of the significance of emotional and spiritual intelligence theories for the development of self awareness and management of self in a leadership context. The module will provide an opportunity for students to design a feedback mechanism and personal development plan that… Read more
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