实际的教会领导

满怀信心地带领你的教会

Randy Gehring讲道

“Any pastor who is looking to strengthen their administrative skill set should give this program serious consideration.”
——牧师. Randy Gehring, senior pastor, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church; Sioux Falls, S.D.,专业毕业生

Accelerate change and transform your leadership skills with Dakota Wesleyan's 实际的教会领导 (PCL) program.

PCL是在线的, certificate program for working ministry leaders that builds confidence in financial 发展, 治理, 人才管理, 项目管理与沟通, 12个月的专业指导和课程,提供重要的部影响. 

以下是预期结果: 

  • 1年 
  • 在线
  • 七周的课程
  • 导致主要教会转变的应用项目
  • 专业的指导,帮助你理解材料和执行项目
  • 3个面对面、为期两天的加速器研讨会,旨在交流和学习 

马上申请

康斯坦兹·哈格迈尔牧师

"Dakota Wesleyan's program equips pastors and deacons to confidently lean into the complex realities of adaptive leadership needs."
——牧师. 康斯坦泽·哈格迈尔,主教,南达科他州议会

布鲁斯·奥夫牧师

“达科塔卫斯理大学的教会领导项目对我们的教会来说是一个很好的机会. 它正在准备大胆, confident spirit-led leaders who are helping our congregations adapt to their constantly changing 任务 fields.”
——牧师. Bruce Ough,前美国卫理公会达科他-明尼苏达地区常驻主教 

奖状

比尔刘易斯

“在PCL的案例中,学生们并不孤单. 有了教练,他们就有了安全网. 讨论应用程序的地方, 在这里,他们可以注意到作为教会领袖每天面对的现实, 一个可以考虑各种可能性的地方, 在个人和专业方面的发展.” 
-比尔·刘易斯,PCL的教练协调员

 

杰夫·奥特曼牧师“牧师们需要一种全新的管理理念——这是他们应该去的地方. 钱花得值.” 
——牧师. Jeff Otterman, pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church; Yankton, S.D.,专业毕业生  


 

凯蒂·里克看着相机的照片

神学院为我们成为神学家做了很好的准备, 但它们并不总是使我们做好准备,使我们成为我们所服务的教会的管理者. 我们需要具备这两方面的能力,才能有效地充当牧师.”
——凯蒂·里克,扬克顿第一联合卫理公会教堂,扬克顿,S.D.和项目毕业生.

日历概述

PCL项目的日历从7月开始,运行一个完整的日历年.

第一个课程是在7月进行的为期两天的个人培训, 在DWU的校园里, 然后是三周的入职训练,了解你的教练, 学习管理系统, 和更多的. 

第一个7周的课程于8月开始.

Classes have live guest lectures with experts at noon (Central Time) on 4-5 Mondays throughout each term.

应用项目, 以及相关的过程和过程,以帮助管理所应用的项目, are also set up similar to a course in our 学习ing Management System and students will have access to that from start to finish as well.

DWU will host an in-person event with live speakers for 2 days in mid-January (in regional locations) and one additional in-person event at DWU in mid-July at the conclusion of the program in order to engage in some additional learning, 崇拜在一起, 和庆祝.  

The 实际的教会领导 program is an ecumenical program tailored to meet the unique needs of churches across denominations. 

奖学金可以通过教派继续教育补助金获得, 基金会的支持, 当地教会资助, DWU经济援助或付款计划. 

MBA证书: 18 of the 21 学分 can be applied toward DWU's MBA in Nonprofit Administration for church leaders who wish to continue post-certificate. 

课程:

这个项目包括 21-graduate 学分.

NPA600:管理之路

在最初的聚会 和随后的培训周中使用的信息和材料.  ** Please note that this course is open for 4 weeks at the start of the program and will house both information about our in-person event in July as well as other information about the program that is relevant to your onboarding experience.**  

NPA610:金融资源开发

本课程将讨论当前教会内的施与状态, 从圣经和人类的角度来审视给予的基本原则, and explore different approaches for cultivating giving within the church that will enable short and long-term sustainable resource 发展.

财务资源管理

Financial Resource Management will provide students with fundamental knowledge about processes and procedures for financial planning and financial management. Students will develop skills and techniques through analysis of financial documents and practical application of contemporary financial management tools and techniques.

NPA620:治理、人事和志愿者管理

评估非营利组织和教会监督的不同领导和治理结构. 评估人力资源开发和管理的最佳做法. 了解志愿者招募、发展、参与和保留的方法. 

NPA630:应用项目

Scholars will participate in a year-long applied learning experience where they lead the design and delivery of one or two comprehensive projects with the objective of making measurable and positive impacts on administrative functions of the organization. During the course students will be coached by a qualified and trained applied professional who will also provide instruction and support in principles and practices of project management.

NPA640:管理之路

参与口头陈述, 反射, 通过在第二次面对面的聚会中展示你的应用项目来提高分析能力. 反思自己的长处和挑战,与导师和其他教会领袖建立联系.

NPA650:愿景、战略和评估

撰写愿景、使命、价值观和目的陈述. 了解战略规划、方案设计和评估的要素.

NPA661:沟通和社区拓展

Explore a variety of mediums and communication strategies to design (or modify) methods of internal and external communication, 培养对教会的营销和信息传递技巧, 评估和参与有效外联的战略.

NPA680:管理之路

参与口头陈述, 反射, 通过在第二次面对面的聚会中展示你的应用项目来提高分析能力. 反思自己的长处和挑战,与导师和其他教会领袖建立联系.

常见问题

PCL项目是为谁服务的?

The 实际的教会领导 program is designed for practicing clergy and ministry professionals with at least two years of experience. Because this program is steeped in relevant and applicable learning and provides expert coaching and support, 参与者可以立即影响和驾驭今天教会的现实.

PCL项目的好处是什么?

你和你所服务的部门的福利: 

金融资源开发
在你的教会内发展当前的施与状态, 从圣经和人类的角度来审视给予的基本原则, and explore different approaches for cultivating giving that will enable short and long-term sustainable resource 发展.

财务管理
Develop fundamental knowledge about processes and procedures for financial planning and financial management and strengthen skills through analysis of financial documents and practical application of contemporary financial management tools and techniques.

管理、人事和志愿者管理
评估非营利组织和教会监督的不同领导和治理结构. 评估人力资源开发和管理的最佳做法, 以及你招募志愿者的能力, 发展, 订婚, 和保留. 

愿景、战略与评价
撰写或刷新视野, 任务, 值, 在你发展战略规划能力的同时,也要有目标陈述, 方案设计与评估.

沟通与社区拓展
Explore a variety of mediums and communication strategies to design or modify methods of internal and external communication, 为你的教会发展营销技巧, 评估有效外联的策略.

应用项目
Make measurable and positive impacts on administrative functions of your organization with a comprehensive applied project. You’ll be coached by a qualified and trained applied professional who will also provide instruction and support in principles and practices of project management.

我应该期待什么样的时间承诺?

参与者每周投入到项目中的平均时间为4-6小时. 每个星期都不一样, and the program is very sensitive to needed flexibility during important seasons such as Advent and Lent.  

Three in-person gatherings will be held, and include two days of worship, learning, and connecting. 面对面的聚会有助于与同龄人建立关系, 互相学习,向客人学习, 和教练联系. 

Live class sessions are typically held from 12-1 (CST) on Mondays during the 7-week, online classes. The 7-week classes are full of content in respective subject matter areas and will require some reading, 讨论和/或申请的作业. 

教练是如何工作的?

Coaches are matched with students through a process that engages discerning mutual interest areas, 专业经验, 性格和优势评估. 

每位教练都完成了作为专业教练的培训和发展. Many of our coaches have professional endorsements from the international association of professional coaches or international coach federation. 

教练每两周与学生见面一次, 在正常安排的工作周, 用45分钟的时间来讨论应用项目等等. 

什么是投资回报率?

投资回报是明显的. PCL项目的参与者有:

  • 捐赠单位增长了65%;
  • 从多委员会治理到单一董事会治理的定向过渡;
  • 会议时间减少50%以上;
  • 改进财务管理做法;
  • Redesigned volunteer systems that resulted in increases in volunteers with less burnout and less turnover;
  • 成立新的门徒事工,影响他们社区的数百人.

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阿丽莎挤文森特

Director of 实际的教会领导 Program | Associate Professor of Nonprofit Administration


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