LEAD 1105 Practical Leadership Skills 1

Credits: 1

Number of Weeks: 8

Designed to enrich the seasoned and the newly launched leader, this course brings to life practical leadership skills for facilitating and building highly authentic, productive and creative teams.

In addition to readings and written assessments, students will use experiential and collaborative activities such as forum discussions, reflective exercises and individual and team projects to demonstrate their understanding of working with different personality types, the stages of team development, appreciative inquiry and effective facilitation skills.

Students will be graded on the following course assignments:


% of Final Grade

Written Papers
Mini Paper Assignment 10%
Midterm Essay Assignment 40%
Final Paper Assignment 40%
Other Assignments
Small Group Forum Ratings 5%
Self-Evaluation (pass/fail) 5%
TOTAL 100%


Hours per week: Students should plan to set aside 5–8 hours per week to complete their weekly course work. This course consists of eight units and students are expected to complete one unit per week.

Textbook Information: LEAD 1105 Textbook Information Sheet [PDF]

Required for:

  • Leadership Studies Certificate Program

Elective for:

  • Ministering Servant Certificate Program (Tracks A and Track B)
  • General Studies Certificate Program
  • General Studies – Individual Course and Audit

To take this course, you must be a credit or audit student in the SU Online School of Theology and Spiritual Studies. Click here to learn more about the School of Theology. Interested in applying to the school? Visit our Application Process page to apply today!

This information is subject to change without notice.


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