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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 2018 short course programme.  We would love to have you and/or your leaders - current or emerging - join us for one of our courses. All courses held at BCM unless specified otherwise.

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You can download our 2019 Course Calendar here.

 

18–19 MARCH: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANTS WORKSHOP (BY INVITATION)

Purpose:  An opportunity to equip The Salvation Army ‘Executives Assistants’ with knowledge and skills in an executive environment within the organisation.  (Max 12 participants).

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - Efficient use of office tasks/emails.

 - Work organisation and screening.

 - Addressing work habits/ multiple interruptions.

 - Introduction to Office 365.

 - Coping with change in the office.

 

26-28 MARCH: PEOPLE CAPABILITY FRAMEWORK

Purpose:  To inform the origins and applications of Organisational and Individual Capability within The Salvation Army.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - Identify origins of ‘Capability’.

 - Recognise differences between Organisational and Individual Capability.

 - Identify components contained in Capability Frameworks.

 - Identify Capabilities, Competences and Development in personal ‘Dashboard’.

 - Use ‘My dashboard’ as progression tool.

 

2–4 APRIL: FOUNDATIONS: COMMUNITY MINISTRIES

Purpose:  To equip those in a CM environment with foundation skills and best practice.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - CM values and aims identified.

 - Cultural intelligence & the treaty.

 - Communication & Listening skills.

 - Professional record keeping.

 - Strengths based best practice.

 

9–11 APRIL: FAMILY STORE MANAGERS TRAINING

Purpose: To provide an introduction to management, emphasis on leadership skills within Family Stores for new managers.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - The Salvation Army history, structure and mission.

 - Policies, budgets and HR boundaries.

 - How to lead people and build great teams.

 - How to find and retain volunteers.

 - Business planning & strategies for a great store.

 

30 APRIL-2MAY: BIG PICTURE MANAGERS TRAINING

Purpose: Designed for managers working in a The Salvation Army context as an introduction to strategies and guidance in their role.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - Knowledge of The Salvation Army mission, structure & Boards.

 - Human resources, getting it right.

 - Staff management/ recruitment/ performance.

 - Having helpful ‘courageous conversations’.

 - Unpacking wellness and Health and Safety.

 

7-9 MAY, 8-10 JULY & 8-9 OCTOBER: REFLEXIVITY: WORKSHOPS 1, 2 & PRESENTATIONS

Purpose:  To explore how to become critical thinkers, managing complex information, asking expanding questions.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - Explore cultural intelligence and biculturalism.

 - Understand collaborative leadership, peer learning and shared leadership spaces.

 - Competent in directed inquiry techniques.

 

28-30 MAY: 3 IN 1

Purpose:  Three short workshops that encourage strategic management in ministry.

Crucial Conversations.

How to design meetings your people want to attend.

Managing managers.

Key Outcomes/skills: 

 - How to speak persuasively not abrasively.

 - Foster teamwork for better decision making.

 - 7 imperatives to keep your meeting on track.

 - The before and after of a meeting.

 - Identifying, mentoring, motivating managers.

 

31 MAY-3 JUNE  (Queen’s Birthday weekend): BRENGLE HOLINESS INSTITUTE

Purpose: A holiness experience for soldiers and friends of The Salvation Army.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - Discover the history of Holiness in The Salvation Army.

 - Understand Samuel Logan Brengle’s development of The Salvation Army’s. Doctrine of Holiness.

 - Understand Holiness in OT & NT context.

 

12-14 JUNE: LEADING FOR CREATIVITY

Purpose: To take teams on a journey that breaks down a bold vision into actionable steps, and make adjustments to culture to encourage beliefs and behaviours supporting creativity.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - Lead your team to be more experimental.

 - Set conditions for creativity and innovation.

 - Set a new course for your team with a crafted and well framed challenge.

 - Discover tools to navigate change confidently.

 - In-still purpose, motivate and inspire creativity.

 

DATE TO BE CONFIRMED: 12 Steps

Hosted at Booth College of Mission

 

2-5 JULY: FOUNDATIONS: CHAPLAINCY

Purpose:  In introduction to basic skills and practices, philosophies and understandings of chaplaincy in New Zealand.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - Profile of a chaplain.

 - Culture and communications.

 - Spirituality and diversity.

 - Quality practice/ethics/safety.

 - Professional requirements of a chaplain.

 

30 JULY-1ST AUGUST: LEADERSHIP HUI

Purpose:  To allow critical discussion and planning to take place and allow networking.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - Consider paradigm shift of being missional.

 - Understand change creativity & innovation.

 - Explore emergent faith communities.

 - Reading the socio-cultural make up of their community including Te Ao Māori.

 - Facilitated networking & mission.

 

4-6 SEPTEMBER: LEARN TO READ THE BIBLE EFFECTIVELY

Purpose:  To encourage those in The Salvation Army context to feel confident in using scripture for ministry.

Key Outcomes

 - Identify different genres in scripture.

 - Consider the importance of context.

 - Identify key elements of OT & NT.

 - How to interpret the Bible for today.

 - Resources to go further.

 

15-17 OCTOBER : APEX

Purpose: To provide Officers/delegates aged 40 to 55years, an opportunity to create an intentional decision pathway for the remaining years of ministry, leaving a lasting legacy.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - Taking an inventory of what you already have.

 - Identify what is driving you.

 - Understanding your influence.

 - Paradigm shifts and me.

 - Designing a personal life mandate.

 

12-14 JUNE: SALVATION ARMY FINANCE TRAINING

Purpose: To equip people involved in the managing of finances in the correct use of The Salvation Army financial systems and procedures.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - The Salvation Army policies and procedures.

 - Be competent reading chart of accounts.

 - Understand banking and invoicing.

 - Reading your monthly report using Tech One.

 - Be conversant with the budget.

 

19–21 NOVEMBER: FAMILY STORE MANAGERS TRAINING

Purpose: To provide an introduction to management, emphasis on leadership skills within Family Stores for new managers.

Key Outcomes/skills:

 - The Salvation Army history, structure and mission.

 - Policies, budgets and HR boundaries.

 - How to lead people and build great teams.

 - How to find and retain volunteers.

 - Business planning & strategies for a great store.

 

You can download our 2019 Course Calendar here.

 


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.