Feb 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2020-2021 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog
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TH 541 - Church Management and Leadership

An exploration of the meaning and challenges of being a leader and participating in management of the Catholic Church.  Students will examine leadership theory from the perspective of the Gospel and analyze their own leadership styles.

Course Learning Objectives
  • Demonstrate an understanding of leadership theory and principles as well as the difference between leadership and management
  • ​Cite examples of the primary activities of leadership and management with regard to team building, collaboration, and conflict management
  • Construct a plan that includes vision and mission statements, goals, action steps, and evaluation processes for a specific leadership focus
  • Identify and apply ethical principles to leadership situations
  • Articulate a spirituality of leadership that synthesizes the course learning in the context of Gospel imperatives
  • Produce an annotated bibliography of relevant resources in a chosen field of leadership
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a Leadership Project which integrates course material and demonstrates course application to a concrete area of leadership need

Credits: 3

Offered: March

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