Year Course ID Course
2021-2022 LDRS 500

Leadership Foundations

This introductory course provides an understanding of the philosophical and theoretical basis for leadership, including the participant's stage of development. Major historical models for leadership are examined with special attention to servant leadership. Participants also examine ways of improving their own leadership skills through practical interactive group exercises.

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 LDRS 501

Strategic Leadership

The student gains an appreciation of practical visioning and strategic leadership with an emphasis on understanding strategic leadership framework, integrating new leadership knowledge, using different strategic perspectives, appreciation of strategy-making process and factors, developing workplace application skills, acquiring development tools and the integration of transformational servant leadership skills throughout.

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 LDRS 502

Team Leadership and Conflict Resolution

This course prepares those currently in leadership positions to assess and develop their abilities to coach and develop teams, manage conflict by building relationship, and turning confrontation into cooperation, as well as explore and experience teamwork. Participants understand conflict theory teamwork development, motivation, and management strategies. As leaders and agents of change, candidates analyze and formulate key knowledge and skill areas that enable them to construct the competencies of self-renewal, communication, and understand how they interact in a team. Development of these competencies increase participants' abilities to value people, and thereby, increase the effectiveness of their negotiation, intervention, and impact in a team environment. The course is facilitative, participatory, and experiential. Candidates complete this course having experienced personal change, and having the confidence and competence to influence others through building relationship, cooperative negotiation, and a greater trust in a team environment.

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 LDRS 503

Results Based Leadership

An analysis of organizational development and operation in a leadership-based system for performance results measurement and reporting: terminology, concepts, and skill needs; the role of a Christian perspective on financial accountability, concepts and principles; specific stakeholder interests in defining data/ information needs; key elements and factors for quality business plans and budgets; governance, financial leadership, performance results measurement and reporting strategies.

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 LDRS 504

Leadership Values and Ethics

This course focuses on enhancing ethical awareness and practicing ethical leadership from a Christian worldview perspective. Students critically evaluate ethical frameworks and apply dilemmas and cases to leadership. Participants assess personal values, purpose and vision in relation to leadership and construct a personal decision-making framework.

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 LDRS 591

Scholarly Inquiry

This course provides an overview of the process, critical analysis, and associated skills required for scholarship and research. This course is designed for learners who may have little experience in the area of research, and provides introduction to scholarly inquiry and various research approaches being used in the field of leadership to the end that learners may become discriminating consumers of research.

Course Credits: 3
NB: This course is a prerequisite for LDRS 697. The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for the completion of an ePortfolio, which serves to integrate practical MA in leadership program curriculum content.
2021-2022 LDRS 611

Organizational Behaviour

This is a graduate-level introduction to the social theory and analysis of organizations. Process of individual behaviour in organizations is examined, including attitudes, motivation, satisfaction, stress, perception, and attribution. Social behaviour studies include group formation and structure, socialization, organizational culture, and gender dynamics. Attention is given to the evolution of organizations along with the scaling or organizational processes during growth, and the consequent demands upon leaders as organizations change.

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 LDRS 612

Leading Change and Innovation

This course is designed to deepen student's understanding of how transformational servant leaders can and must survive and thrive while leading change initiatives, leading for innovation, and promoting new "ways of being"ť in 21st century organizations. This is a time of uncertainty and opportunity. Change and innovation is about understanding and predicting reality; it is about new strategic and operational paradigms. Leading innovation requires different ways of engaging people around issues, and new personal, team and organizational responses to today's world.

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 LDRS 614

Mission, Marketing, and Quality

An examination of marketing models and frameworks including an initial exploration of Christian worldview perspectives. The course explores marketing as it is practised by North American organizations (tools, techniques, and frameworks used in market analysis and planning); and engages in the marketing discipline through the eyes of faith

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 LDRS 617

Employee Engagement and Stewardship

This course examines the concept of employee engagement within an organization in relation to effective employee stewardship by the leadership of that organization. It further considers effective tools for the measurement and assessment of an organization's employee engagement and stewardship practice, and methods for creating and managing organizational culture characterized by meaningful participation, loyalty, and affirmation.

Course Credits: 3
2021-2022 LDRS 697

Leadership Integration Project I

LDRS 697 is a two semester hour course that together with LDRS 698 comprises the four semester hour Leadership integration project capstone. The process of designing and completing LDRS 697/698 is the practical exercise of higher order learning processes. LDRS 697/698 is focused on integrating the learning from various program courses into a comprehensive understanding and personal practice of leadership. The learnings of program courses will be collectively analyzed and reevaluated to determine meta-themes to inform a deeper level of scholarly inquiry in the field of leadership. LDRS 697/698 represents the capstone demonstration of a learner's ability to integrate practical program curriculum content and to demonstrate achievement in the programs defined leadership competencies. The course requires competent use of evidence-based scholarly knowledge, ability to analyze an issue, discipline in the problem-solving process, and scholarly documentation and presentation of information.

Course Credits: 2
2021-2022 LDRS 698

Leadership Integration Project II

LDRS 697 is a two semester hour course that together with LDRS 698 comprises the four semester hour Leadership integration project capstone. The process of designing and completing LDRS 697/698 is the practical exercise of higher order learning processes. LDRS 697/698 is focused on integrating the learning from various program courses into a comprehensive understanding and personal practice of leadership. The learnings of program courses will be collectively analyzed and reevaluated to determine meta-themes to inform a deeper level of scholarly inquiry in the field of leadership. LDRS 697/698 represents the capstone demonstration of a learner's ability to integrate practical program curriculum content and to demonstrate achievement in the programs defined leadership competencies. The course requires competent use of evidence-based scholarly knowledge, ability to analyze an issue, discipline in the problem-solving process, and scholarly documentation and presentation of information.

Course Credits: 2