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Executive development Program for NGO

Transformational Leadership and Management Program for Christian Organizations and Churches

Course Introduction


Part 1:

Unit 1- 5:


Self- discovery renewal and sustainable development 

The course is designed for the study of Self-discovery renewal and sustainable development of pastors as well as leaders of Christian organization.

In the age of complexity, uncertainty, people lost themselves easily; therefore, Christian leaders have to develop themselves before developing others.

The part one of the program helps students to identify their vocations and roles. By recognizing the multi-duties that they have, they are able to identify the path of self-development that suit them the most, and they learn to handle interpersonal relationship in order to leader others effectively and joyfully.


Part 2:

Unit 6-11


Pastors and leaders as the kingdom priest, prophet and king, reclaiming the lost territories to secularity

The modern churches lose to secularity in the areas of evangelism, leading of  thinking and role as moral leader. Churches are marginalized in the society that is breaking down. Christian leaders needs to become visionary, and guide the followers to reclaim the lost territories with strategic thinking, innovative methods and be the moral example.

Teaching Method  


All modules include 3 elements:


  1. Straight-forward and inspirational ideas

  2. In-depth discussion, to understand the difficulties and opportunities encountered when transforming theories into practice

  3. Practice and application of two practical managerial tools


This teaching method transforms ideology and theory into practice. The course also includes one-day field trip, one project coaching and one day of summarization of all modules.


Course Objectives


Nowadays both pastors and leaders of Christian organizations recognize the urge of “bringing change by renewal of mentality”.

This course is designed for Chirstian leaders who are in search of spiritual renewal and ways for breakthrough for themselves as well as their organizations in a volatile age.


It is also designed based on Christianity and Drucker Management theory, and has infuses the rich management experience of the instructors, the modules contents are developed from the collaborations with the RBC Ray Bakke Centre for urban transformation for the past seven years.

Target Learner


Pastors, leaders and management executives of Christian organizations, Christian management executives in NGO organization

Course Duration


11 Days (77 Hours)

Modules Outline



Learning Objectives

Unit 1
Biblical Foundation of Management

Unit 2
Competence and Transformational Development    

Unit 3
Leadership Transformation and Development

Unit 4
Managing Relationships and Transforming Teams    

Unit 5
Field Experiential Learning    

Unit 6
Creating Vision and Sharing Values in Kingdom Community    

  • Fostering the proper concepts of management and leadership from the perspective of Christianity; drafting out the self-development path 

  • Re-examining the purpose of vocation, as well as challenges and difficulties faced by leaders nowadays, from the perspective of Multiple roles of Christian leaders 

  • Methods of competence evaluation

  • Ways to set targets

  • Recognition of gifts from god (strength and talent) and God-given purpose of everyone, setting direction of personal development

  • Definition and performance measurement of Service 

  • Understanding relationship and difference between power and competence; the co-existence and integration of leadership and management 

  • Thrive for success within the diverse organization and complex power structure

  • Time management and other good habits 

  • Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and other measurement methods 

  • Learning the development of adult and concept of healthy life-style

  • Grasping learning style of 21st Century

  • Understanding concept of team

    Acquiring and developing the managerial skills of “motivation, delegation and coaching” 

  • Techniques of motivating the Y-Generation to build a culture of trust and self-development 

  • Exploring G.O.A.L Coaching method 

  • Learning how to resolve conflicts

  • Visiting the authoritative churches and Christian organizations, Analysis of its functionality, operation, development and unique ways of evangelism, 
    Through learning the history, leadership style, culture and events organized by the organization​

  • Understanding the operation modes of different churches and Christian organizations ​

  • Setting personal and organizational vision, purpose, value:

    Replacing the bad habit of speaking mission statement by actualizing the mission
    , sharing experience on and the difficulties encountered with actualizing God’s will, set  the common Christianity values and vision for members within an organization 

  • Tools for drafting of Vision, Mission and value (VMV) 

  • Opening the door for sharing of common values

Unit 7
Strategic and Innovative Thinking

  • Strategy innovation for religious ministry and adjustment to organization development

  • Pursuit of innovation of Christianity culture, within the structure of the Christian organization and diverse culture 

  • Innovative plan complementing VMV 

  • Ways to Simplify the works of preaching and religious study of religious ministry 

Unit 8
Organization Development and Leading Change

  • Narrowing the gap between knowledge and action

  • Develop effective strategy and methods for progress tracking of religious ministry; narrowing the gap between expectations and results, reducing the resistance of members against change, and improving the resource mobilization

  • Key factors for effective decision-making 

    Useful meeting tools 

Unit 9
Project Proposal Coaching 

  • The course is concluded with a group project, on the theme of re-structure of a Christian organization, aiming to bring change to organization. Instructors will give instant feedback and guidance, to increase the workability of the project

  • Drafting and planning of project proposal 

Unit 10
Integration and Summary

  • Integration and summarization of the course, instructors give advices and guidance relying on the characteristics of the group

  • Summarization of the course 

Unit 11

  • Group presentation and Celebration 

  • Presentation of learning report  

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