APPL625 - Interpersonal Skills & Conflict Resolution
WITH DAN RUSSELL
TERM DATES: Jan 6, 2020 - Mar 13, 2020
3 CREDIT HOURS
Effective leadership in the 21st century draws heavily on the “soft skills” of interpersonal management, emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, leading teams. Faith-based contexts (church, agency, mission) may be blessed by goodwill and a mutual mission, but without the ability to negotiate the inevitable differences in perspective and workstyles, goals will be thwarted.
Drawing upon biblical theology, Christian ethics, social psychology and current leadership theory and praxis, the student will have opportunity to reflect upon key leadership skills in their own context. Issues reviewed will include individual workstyles, conflict management, coaching, power and humility, emotional intelligence, organization culture, effective teams and delegation.
To understand vital management “soft” skills, discerning and developing how one needs to grow, resulting in more effective Spirit-led leadership in churches and faith-based organizations.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
1. Employ an integrative approach towards biblical theology, social psychology and emotional intelligence competencies, developing a robust faith-based emotional management framework.
2. Discern healthy and dysfunctional patterns in conflict and group dynamics, consider your own capability and resources, and thus seek to grow and apply these principles in your context, toward the ends of both organizational effectiveness and personal growth.
3. Draw upon the emotional management skills required to excel in personal and group contexts in church, mission and other life circumstances, led by the Spirit of God.
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