This self-guided course consists of an introduction and four sessions of content. It will open at your enrollment and will be available to you for 30 days.  You can work at your own pace during that time period. Each session’s content provides short instruction videos, forums, online reflections, quizzes, and reading assignments. The course textbook is provided in PDF format.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Follower Skills

    • Welcome to Follower Skills

    • How to Use This Course

    • Course Syllabus

    • Course Textbook - The Team That Jesus Built

    • Video Overview

  • 2

    Session One

    • Welcome to Session One

    • Leader/Follower Flow Survey

    • Teaming and Leader/Follower Flow

    • Reflection: Teaming and Leader/Follower Flow

    • Framing a Project

    • Assignment: Identifying a Frame

    • Focusing Creativity

    • Assignment: Create a Frame

  • 3

    Session Two

    • Describing Your Team

    • Assignment: Draw a Diagram of Your Team

    • Team Relationships

    • Follower Attitudes Survey

    • Tempted to Become the Center

    • Taking the Initiative

    • Reflection: Positive Outcome

    • Jesus Built His Team

    • Assignment: Leader/Follower Flow Self-Reflection Activity

  • 4

    Session Three

    • Getting to Know Your Team Culture

    • Following With Excellence Case Study

    • Working With Different Types of People

    • Assignment: When Learning Styles Clash - a Case Study

    • Reflection: Spiritual Gifts

    • Preparing the Way for Followers

    • Reflection: Successful Followers

    • Mentoring as a Way for Followers

    • Survey on Mentoring

  • 5

    Session Four

    • Understanding the Role of Following

    • Reflection: Following in a Way that is Harmful

    • Leader/Follower Mismatch

    • Assignment: What Would You Do?

    • Filling Leadership Gaps

    • Exploration of Canaan Survey

    • Leader/Follower Unity Speeds Progress

    • Assignment: Adding Excellence to a Team

  • 6

    Conclusion

    • Conclusion

    • End of Course Survey

    • Congratulations!!

    • CWLC Copyright