Summer 2018 Course Dates
Change Your Life, Change the World.
- Register online through VitNet beginning January 22, 2018
- Course listing is tentative, check website for verification.
- Dates listed below are required class meeting days.
- Room and book lists will be listed on VitNet.
NOTE: Start Dates and End Dates are individualized per each course.
SVLD 546 Teaching, Leading, Serving
Tom Thibodeau, Seminar, 3 cr. Elective course
Meeting Dates: June 25, 26, 27, 28, 2018
Time: Noon to 8:00 pm daily
Every servant leader is a teacher and every teacher is a servant leader. This course will be both theoretical and practical. This is an exploration and experience of servant leadership as a skill which can be taught and learned in a variety of settings. Foundations will be built, curriculum will be developed, presented, and practiced. Every organization needs to be teaching leadership and service. The mere act of teaching means that one wishes the world well.”
SVLD 690 Colloquium
Pamela Dixon, Seminar, Core course
Meeting Dates: CHANGE IN COURSE DATES
Class will meet on the following Saturdays, 8-5pm:
May 19, May 26, June 9, June 16 & June 23
Presentation of the work will be at this year's Servant Leadership conference on Thursday, June 28th (specific time to be determined).
As a culmination of their program, students will complete an extended literature review on a specific topic in the field of servant leadership. Themes from the literature and recommendations for implementation will be presented in a formal written paper and in an oral presentation to a seminar of their peers. Prerequisite: 501, 502, 504.
SVLD 565 Stewardship: Franciscan Theology of Environmental Stewardship
Rick Kyte, Seminar, 3 cr. Elective course
Meeting Dates: June 22-23, 2018 and June 29-30, 2018
Time: Fridays: 5:30 to 10 pm, Saturdays 8:00 am to - 5:00 pm
At the heart of a Franciscan theology of environment is the notion of ecological stewardship - a responsibility and opportunity to embrace the cosmic earth story with an attitude of care for the planetary household of God. Stewardship understood in this way is another key characteristic of a servant leader. This course will examine ecological guidelines for behavior (ethos) for the household (oikos), and explore the relationship between environmental justice and issues of social justice.
ETHL 531 Interpersonal and Organizational Excellence I
Rick Kyte and Nicole Van Ert, Seminar
Meeting Dates and Time: July 9 - 12, 2018.
Time: 8 am - 5 pm, Elective course
Ethical leadership in organizations is designed for people who want to learn how to lead effective, ethical change within their organizations. Participants will acquire practical knowledge of servant leadership and ethical decision-making. Participants will also learn specific leadership strategies, based upon a proven training program that will establish long-lasting and significant transformation of the workplace culture. The interdisciplinary nature of the program allows participants to tailor the program.
ETHL 532 Interpersonal and Organizational Excellence II
Tom Thibodeau, Seminar
Meeting Dates and Time: July 23 - 26, 2018.
Time: 8 am - 5 pm, Elective course
Ethical leadership in organizations is designed for people who want to learn how to lead effective, ethical change within their organizations. Participants will expand their practical knowledge of servant leadership and ethical decision-making from ETHL 531. Participants will also learn reflection and renewal as effective leadership tools, conflict resolution techniques, the importance of community, mentor leadership stories from local leaders, and more. The interdisciplinary nature of the program allows participants to tailor the program to their personal, professional, and needs.
MBA Summer courses may qualify as a MASL elective; consult with your academic advisor before registering. 2018 MBA Summer Course Options