PC235 Principles of Leadership and Management

This subject is designed to facilitate your understanding of the processes of leadership development, and to equip you for significant leadership roles. It also investigates human personality and management principles and procedures in order to equip candidates to perform with excellence in leadership and management roles in Christian organisations, Churches and para-Church ministries.

Subject CodePC235 - Diploma
Study ModeMST Wantirna Campus
Next AvailableSemester 2, 2018

Lecturer: Peter Tyrrell


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

Know and understand the theology and dynamics of Christian leadership that empower others as leaders and managers, and the principles and processes of leading and managing Christian institutions.

Be able to outline biblical principles and patterns of leadership, describe the dynamics and processes of leading and managing Christian institutions, and observe the principles and processes of Christian leadership and management.

Be in a position to use perspectives from ‘Principles of Leadership and Management’ for personal understanding and in ministry contexts.


    This subject will be taught by MST Vice Principal Peter Tyrrell.

      Time Commitment

      This subject will require a time commitment of roughly 6-8 hours per week, which is made up of both lecture/in-class time and self directed study.

      Whatever method of study you choose, you will require Internet access to access the resources on our eCampus.


        Assessments will be advised first week of class.

          Required Textbook

          Malphurs, Aubrey, Being Leaders: The Nature of Authentic Christian Leadership (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2003).

          Kouzes JM & Posner B, Christian Reflections on Leadership Challenge (New York: Jossey Bass, 2004).

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