Leadership Skills Development

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Course Description:
What does it take to be a leader? God has created each of us with the ability to influence and lead others in a way that glorifies God while taking responsibility for our own choices and goals. In this course, students will acquire the skills necessary to succeed in high school, college, and life while influencing others as well. Students will learn to take action by pressing their Turbo Button, manage their time by staying in the Lasting Zone, chart their goals by identifying a North Star, and many other proven leadership techniques developed by Mawi Learning, a leadership training organization that has worked with more than one million students. Segment One focuses on personal goal-setting and the skills necessary to lead your life in a disciplined way. Segment Two contains a service project focusing on external leadership skills and the power you have to change your world for God’s glory. Whether students are struggling or already at the top of their game, Leadership Skills Development will give them new confidence to live a life of godly influence.

Recommended Prerequisites:

Grade Level:
9th – 12th Grade recommended

Course Types Available:

  • 1 Credit – Full course (1 credit, 12 weeks minimum / 12 months maximum)
  • ½ Credit – 1st semester only (0.5 credits, 6 weeks minimum / 6 months maximum)
  • ½ Credit – 2nd semester only (0.5 credits, 6 weeks minimum / 6 months maximum)

Biblical Integration Information:
The times and affairs of man are in the hands of the eternal and transcendent God. Human behavior and decisions often reveal our desire to grasp authority, coerce, manipulate, or intimidate others created in God’s image. Rather than being the master of our own fate, humans are created in the image of God and responsible to Him. Therefore, we should seek unity, justice, and reconciliation as we are guided by the principles of God’s Word. Our interactions with one another and with God can be patterned upon the historical person of Jesus Christ and sanctified as we relate to Him and seek His grace in our lives and times. Recognizing that our possessions and talents are to be used for the edification of our neighbor and the glory of God will lead us into true stewardship, citizenship, and social health as we wait patiently for His return and establishment of His eternal Kingdom.

To see how these truths are specifically explored in this course, visit the course information page in the course and click on “Guiding Principles.”

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