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2019 - 2020 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2019 - 2020 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived 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.


Prerequisites & Notes


Assignment Overview
Assignments: 5 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board


Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of leadership theory and principles as well as the difference between leadership and management;
  • Cite examples of primary activities of leadership and management with regard to team building, collaboration, and conflict managment;
  • Compose a pastoral 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 spiritualityh of leadership that synthesizes the course learning in the context of Gospel imperatives.

Credits: 3

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