P8584
Non-Profit Governance for Ministry

This postgraduate unit  will enable the student to understand and apply the foundational legal principles of good governance to effectively lead a religious non-profit organisation in Australia.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this unit the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the requirements of the Australian legal system in terms of their impact on the governance of religious non-profit organisations in Australia (or New Zealand);
  2. Articulate the ethical and legal responsibilities of leading or managing a religious non-profit in Australia (eg a local church, denomination, hospital, welfare agency, advocacy group, school etc);
  3. Analyse and synthesise information pertaining to specific governance issues that may be found in an ecclesial, missional, or social welfare setting;
  4. Evaluate the quality of governance practices in relation to religious non-profit organisations in Australia (or New Zealand);
  5. Develop risk mitigation strategies in a religious non-profit organisation.
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