Leadership Professional Life Coaching – LIFC 604

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 07/28/2020

Course Description

This course provides the framework to the structure and strategy surrounding Leadership Professional Life Coaching. Special attention will be given to leadership strategies for navigating project management, cultural awareness, inter-generational issues, and balancing work and home life.

Prerequisites

None

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 notes

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in Module/Week 1.

Discussion Board Forums (5)

The student will complete 5 Discussion Board Forums that specifically relate to weekly content. Each forum will be completed in 2 parts: 1) the student will submit a thread in answer to the question provided (250 word minimum and 1 in-text citation), and 2) the student will then post replies to at least 2 other classmates’ threads (150 word minimum each and 1 in-text citation each).

Case Studies (3)

The student will complete 3 Case Study papers. In these assignments, the student will be presented with 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. Each Case Study must include 3–4 pages of content and follow current APA format.

4-MAT Paper

The student will write a 4-MAT Paper for the Cloud textbook. The paper must be 5–6 pages, double-spaced. The paper will include 4 sections: an abstract, a concrete response, a reflection, and a section about how the student will apply what he/she has learned in a coaching setting. The 4-MAT Paper will be submitted through SafeAssign, a plagiarism detection tool.

Exams (4)

The student will complete 4 exams which are cumulative and cover the material presented in the presentations and class readings. Each exam will be open book/open notes and is comprised of 12 short-answer and 1 essay question.