Acquire leadership skills

This unit describes the skills necessary for exercising leadership and influence in various contexts. Organisational leadership begins with vision, is exercised utilising multiple styles, and entails the mentoring of individuals and groups.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: LEDLED501
  • Credit points: 10



Awards offering Acquire leadership skills

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Identify and promote the values, mission and vision of an organisation
  2. Identify and utilise various leadership styles 
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills:
    • Identify qualities of leaders
    • Skills for leaders are identified
    • Skills are implemented in culturally safe ways
  4. Provide feedback on performance 

This course may be offered in the following formats

Global online; face-to-face.

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

Weekly Tests, Short Report, Longer Report 

Prescribed Text

Required text(s), one of the following:

  • Blanchard, K. & Hodges, P. Lead Like Jesus. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2008.
  • Breen, M. Multiplying Missional Leaders. Pawleys Island, SC: Dimension Ministries, 2012.
  • Fogarty, S. Light a Fire. Parramatta, N.S.W: Australasian Pentecostal Studies, 2016.
  • Leman, K. & Pentak, W. The Way of the Shepherd: Seven Secrets to Managing Productive. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2004.
  • Stanley, A. The Next Generation Leader. Sisters, OR: Multnomah Books, 2011.
  • Banks, R.J., B.M. Ledbetter and M. Pree. Reviewing Leadership: A Christian Evaluation of Current Approaches (Engaging Culture). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2004.
  • Malphurs, A. Being Leaders: The Nature of Authentic Christian Leadership. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2003.
  • Jagelman, I. The L Factor: Identifying and Developing Christian Leaders. Port Orchard, WA: Ark House Press, 2016.