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Short Courses

The Centre for Leadership Development offers a short course programme, designed to target specific leadership skills or issues.

Please find below the Centre for Leadership Development 2014 short course programme.  We would love to have you and/or your leaders - current or emerging - join us for one of our courses. Alos courses held at BCM unless specified otherwise.

Feel free to enquire about upcoming courses or request more information.

> Download the CLD Course Registration Form (PDF, 470KB)

3-6 March & 8-10 April:  12 Steps Parts 1 & 2 (Auckland)

The 12 Steps have been around for over 60 years and offer tools, not just for addicts, but for anyone who wants greater personal and spiritual freedom for themselves or those they minister to. 

The model is based on the successful Alcoholics Anonymous programme but specifically developed to be applicable to a range of life issues.  The course is in two parts, both of which must be completed.  (3-6 March & 8-10 April).

Email bcm@nzf.salvationarmy.org for more information.

Sorry but registrations have now closed for this course. If you would like to be put on a waiting list for future courses contact us as below.

12-14 March: Salvation Army Finance Training  

Do you need an accounting degree to help your Corps or Centre run its finances?  The good news is—you don't! 

This course is for Salvation Army treasurers, secretaries, finance administrators, business administrators, corps officers, and volunteers who help with finances at The Salvation Army.

It has been prepared by experts to equip people involved in their corps or centre finances around The Salvation Army's financial procedures and systems.

> Download the CLD Finance Training 2014 Brochure (PDF, 123KB)

Sorry but registrations have now closed for this course. If you would like to be put on a waiting list for future courses contact us as below.

26-28 March:  Speaker 3.0 

Communicating in an iPod YouTube world.  Speaker 3.0 is a three day communications course designed to unleash the power of your communication. Specifically designed for church leaders at all levels, this course tackles the challenge of preaching in today's media saturated world.

Places are strictly limited.  Please contact your Divisional Secretary for Personnel if you wish to attend this course.

> Download the CLD Speaker 3.0 Training 2014 Brochure (PDF, 235KB)

Sorry but registrations have now closed for this course. If you would like to be put on a waiting list for future courses contact us as below.

2-4 April: “The Big Picture” – Training for Salvation Army Managers  

This short course has been designed to give managers tips and advice needed in every aspect of their role as leaders, specifically within The Salvation Army.

Content includes:

- Working within The Salvation Army
- Where you fit into the mission
- How to get and manage resources
- Employment and management of staff issues
- Leadership skills
- Creating a happy, and healthy workplace

> Download the CLD Big Picture Training 2014 Brochure (PDF, 90KB)

Sorry but registrations have now closed for this course. If you would like to be put on a waiting list for future courses contact us as below.

12-15 May:  Foundations for Chaplaincy 

The Foundations for Chaplaincy Course is an introduction to the basic skills, practices, philosophies and understandings which form the foundations for practice as a chaplain in various Salvation Army contexts.

Content will include:

    - How to support and empower clients, including how to access a range of resources
    - Communication- how to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues
    - A personal philosophy of chaplaincy in relation to The Salvation Army

All applications must be completed in full, including appropriate Finance One Codes, and signed off by the delegate's Line Managers.  N.B. Incomplete registration forms will be returned for completion, and therefore, result in delay of your registration.  Please check that all requested information has been provided on the form (including Finance One Codes), and that it is legible.

Selection criteria apply. Contact us to find out more.

> Download the CLD Chaplaincy Training 2014 Brochure (PDF, 101KB)

> Download the CLD Chaplaincy Registration 2014 Form (PDF, 58KB)

30 May - 2 June:  Brengle Holiness Institute

We are called to live as children of light. This powerful and profound weekend experience will draw you fully into God’s light and empower you to live out a holiness that makes sense in your daily life.

> Download the Brengle Holiness Institute Training 2014 Brochure (PDF, 121KB)

> Download the Brengle Holiness Institute Training 2014 Registration Form (PDF, 58KB)

5-6 June:  The Leadership Challenge

Take your leadership to a new level with The Leadership Challenge.  For more information or to register your interest email us at bcm@nzf.salvationarmy.org

12-14 June:  Preaching Research Workshop  

Learn how to discover truths from the Bible to share with others.  Whether you are a youth leader, bible study leader, chaplain or otherwise involved in teaching and preaching, this course promises tools, tips and practical experience in how to research, prepare and deliver your message.

> Download the CLD Preaching Research 2014 Brochure (PDF, 107KB)

> Download the CLD Preaching Research 2014 Registration Form (PDF, 58KB)

 

29-31 August: “Thought Matters” Conference, Auckland

The "Thought Matters" Conference is a tri-territorial event (NZFT, AUS, AUE) and will this year be held in Auckland.  For more information or to register your interest email us at bcm@nzf.salvationarmy.org

9-12 September:  Foundations for Community Ministries

Foundations for Community Ministries - The Heart and Helping Hand of The Salvation Army.   This course is designed for anyone working within Community Ministries—whether you’re experienced or new to your role, paid or a volunteer—including community workers, budget advisers, food bank workers, seniors ministries, drop-in helpers, welfare workers, advocates, administrators … and more.

Content will include:

    - Models of practice: working in a strengths-based way to empower your clients
    - Self-awareness: knowing how your own culture and background informs your practice
    - Safe Practice: ethics, boundaries and effective supervision
    - Communication: effective listening and communicating skills
    - Practical skills: record keeping, privacy, and working with SAMIS
    - The mission: your role within the beliefs and mission of The Salvation Army

Selection criteria apply. Contact us to find out more.

> Download the CLD Community Ministries Training 2014 Brochure (PDF, 101KB)

> Download the CLD Community Ministries Training 2014 Registration Form (PDF, 58KB)

24-25 September:  Foundations of Leadership

Leadership is not about quick fixes. It is about building, rewarding and sustaining passion and commitment. Modern leadership is about motivating committed followers. Foundations of Leadership is a programme that addresses the fundamentals of leadership and works to build day-to-day leadership skills. It also gives your people rock-solid techniques to handle challenging situations.

Foundations of Leadership is designed for team leaders or managers who are new to their position and people with potential who are not yet in leadership roles. Emphasizing the real differences between leadership and management it introduces the skills required for building excellent relationships – a vital ingredient in business success. This boosted ability to nurture relationships sees those who come through the Foundations of Leadership programme develop a far more collaborative approach, and sets in place a solid base for future leadership growth.

Email bcm@nzf.salvationarmy.org for more information

6-9 October & 18-20 November:  12 Steps Parts 1 & 2

The 12 Steps have been around for over 60 years and offer tools, not just for addicts, but for anyone who wants greater personal and spiritual freedom for themselves or those they minister to.  The model is based on the successful Alcoholics Anonymous programme but specifically developed to be applicable to a range of life issues.

The course is in two parts, both of which must be completed.  (6-9 Oct & 18-20 Nov)

> Download the CLD 12 Steps Training 2014 Brochure (PDF, 151KB)

> Download the CLD 12 Steps Training 2014 Registration Form (PDF, 58KB)

21-23 October: Salvation Army Finance Training  

Do you need an accounting degree to help your Corps or Centre run its finances?  The good news is—you don't!

This course is for Salvation Army treasurers, secretaries, finance administrators, business administrators, corps officers, and volunteers who help with finances at The Salvation Army.

It has been prepared by experts to equip people involved in their corps or centre finances around The Salvation Army's financial procedures and systems.

> Download the CLD Finance Training 2014 Brochure (PDF, 123KB)

> Downlaod the CLD Finance Training 2014 Registration Form (PDF, 58KB)

10-12 November: “The Big Picture” – Training for Managers  

This short course has been designed to give managers tips and advice needed in every aspect of their role as leaders, specifically within The Salvation Army.

Content includes:

- Working within The Salvation Army
- Where you fit into the mission
- How to get and manage resources
- Employment and management of staff issues
- Leadership skills
- Creating a happy, and healthy workplace

> Download the CLD Big Picture Training Brochure (PDF, 98KB)

> Download the CLD Big Picture Training 2014 Registration Form (PDF, 58KB)

Officer Courses

Booth College of Mission also run a number of courses for officer development. These are for officers only, and attendance is generally by appointment.

Reunion Blood and Fire session: 31 January - 2 February 2014 By invitation
Pre-Retirement Seminar: 18 - 20 March 2014 By invitation
5 Year Officer Review (NZ): 19 – 22 May  2014 By appointment
10 Year Officer Review (NZ): 16 - 19 June 2014 By appointment
Brengle Institute for Officers: 4 - 10 August 2014 By invitation
15 Year Officer Review (NZ): 13 - 16 October 2014 By appointment
1 Year Officer Review (NZ): 28 – 31 October 2013 By appointment

Available at Your Place

Talk to CLD about workshops and seminars to be offered at your place. Costs vary depending on length of courses and presenters used. Select from topics listed below, or talk to us to discuss your own requirements.

'The Bible's Big Story': A six-hour overview of the Scriptural narrative.

Communication and Assertiveness: A one day workshop exploring how we communicate and developing our skills for effective and assertive communication.

TSA 101: An introduction to The Salvation Army - mission, history, structure and theology.

12 Steps: The same great course that is offered onsite at BCM.

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20 William Booth Grove
PO Box 40-542, Upper Hutt 5140
Phone: +64 4 528 8628
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Email: BCM