Mini – M.B. A. For Pastors And Church Leaders: Leading And Managing In A Complex Environment At Augsburg University, Minneapolis

June 10, 2018 - June 15, 2018
Offered by Luther Seminary
St. Paul, MN
June 10-15, 2018

Today’s pastor is expected to assume myriad leadership responsibilities not anticipated during seminary. In addition to preaching and teaching, pastors are expected to oversee complex budgeting processes, manage personnel, maintain facilities, form strategic and long-range plans for growth and development and promote the church through traditional markets and social networks. By the end of this week, you will have developed critical management skills and nurtured significant professional relationships with other pastors and church leaders. This interactive course will provide opportunities to practice new skills that will increase your capacity and confidence to lead your congregation in the 21st century.

Join with other highly motivated leaders in discovering the essentials of:

  • Finance and accounting
  • Communications and marketing (including the use of social networks)
  • Human resource management
  • Organizational assessment and strategic planning
  • Personal leadership
  • Cultivation of innovation and creativity in organizational life

The Mini-MBA from Luther Seminary and Augsburg University make the best insights of an MBA program relevant to congregational life with a theological sensitivity you won’t find anywhere else.

Tuition: $1250

Contact Hours: 44

Class Times:

Check-in is at 3 p.m. Sunday, followed by an opening session. Weekday sessions begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at approximately 5 p.m. The workshop ends at 3 p.m. on Friday. Some session are held during the evening hours.

Tuition includes meals and all materials; housing is available at Augsburg University for $375 for the week. For more information about housing, contact Kim O’Flaherty at [email protected]

Seminar Leaders:

Augsburg University — MBA and Master of Arts in Leadership faculty
Luther Seminary leadership faculty
Guest Speakers: Prominent leaders from Twin Cities business community and nonprofit communities

Registration Information

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