Welcome to Leading With Integrity! During this course you will be led by a variety of experts in various fields of Christian ministry, who will guide you to consider the various skills needed to lead an organization. More Than Money: Being a Steward of All God’s Given You (New Hope Publishers), by Calvin T. Partain, is the course textbook.

This course is available during September. It is a 30 day course which is self-paced.. Feel free to work through it at your own speed. Generally, it takes 3-5 hours to work through each of the four main sessions. Others may join you along the way in the discussion forums. Take the opportunity to comment on others' posts.

You will have a course facilitator available to you. She will also be responding to your discussion posts as well as approving your assignments. Be sure to contact her if you have questions or issues during your time in the course.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Leading With Integrity

    • Course Overview

    • How to use this course

    • Course Syllabus

    • Course Textbook - More Than Money

    • Discussion Forum: Introduce Yourself

  • 2

    Session One

    • Introduction

    • What's Entrusted to Me? Survey

    • Strategy 1: Communicate as Christ Would Communicate

    • Boundaries With Technology

    • Discussion: Integrity in Communications

    • Strategy 2: Get Rid of Distractions of the Mind

    • Managing Money Wisely

    • Be Faithful With Your Mind

    • Look At Yourself Reflection Assignment

  • 3

    Session Two

    • Strategy 3: Use Your Abilities in Places That Match Your Passions

    • Thank You Note to God

    • Strategy 4: Start Small and Collaborate

    • Discussion Forum: Starting Small

    • Strategy 5: Have the End in Mind at the Beginning

    • Strategy 6: Manage Your Time

    • Time Management Survey

  • 4

    Session Three

    • Strategy 7: Invest in Relationships

    • Generations Working Together

    • The Good Samaritan Role Play Survey

    • Strategy 8 - Hold Your Belongings Loosely

    • Discussion Forum: An Admirable Nonprofit Organization

    • Strategy 9: Value Volunteers and Interns

    • More Than Money Reflection Assignment

  • 5

    Session Four

    • Strategy 10: Build an Effective Team

    • Building an Effective Team Survey

    • Strategy 11: Know How to Relate Effectively with Board Members

    • Discussion Forum: Relating in the Organization

    • Strategy 12: Make Sure Everyone Knows Why You Do What You Do

    • Leading With Integrity and My Stewardship Assignment

  • 6

    Conclusion

    • Next Steps

    • End of Course Survey: Leading With Integrity

    • CWLC Copyright

    • Congratulations!

Course Facilitator

SUSAN HODNETT

State Director of Women's Ministry at Baptist State Convention of Michigan; Executive Director of Michigan WMU