Leadership Coaching – LIFC 304

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 11/05/2021

Course Description

An examination and analysis of coaching strategies that serves professional leadership concerns. Special attention will be given to leadership strategies for navigating project management, cultural awareness, inter-generational issues, and balancing work and home life.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

Our pressing concern at the inception of class is that God cares about how we lead and care for others. This course seeks to meet that challenge by equipping students to biblically guide individuals how to wisely handle the leadership with which they’ve been entrusted.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Defend the role and authority of the Bible in making leadership decisions.
  2. Analyze and critique various strategies for navigating culturally sensitive issues.
  3. Differentiate and describe various plans for cultivating unity on a team.
  4. Justify the rationale and strategy of Servant Leadership.
  5. Summarize the primary components necessary for project management.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations/notes

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview. 

Essay Assignments (4)

The student will write double-spaced essays of at least 300 words in current APA format using a provided prompt about life coaching. The Essay Assignments must incorporate research and demonstrate course-related knowledge.

(MLOs: A, D)

Case Study Paper Assignments (3)

The student will complete 3 Case Study Paper Assignments. In these assignments, the student will be presented a specific case scenario applicable to the course material. The student will respond to each case using the material covered in class up to that date. Case Study Paper Assignments must include 3–4 pages of content and follow current APA formatting.

(MLOs: A,B, C, D, E)

Quizzes (4)

The student will complete 4 quizzes which are cumulative and cover the material presented in the presentations and work text lecture notes. Each quiz is open-book/open-notes and comprised of multiple-choice and true/false questions.

(MLO's: A, B, C)