LEAD 1101 Principles and Practice of Servant Leadership

Credits: 3

Number of Weeks: 17

Typically offered in: Fall

Principles and Practice of Servant Leadership presents a comprehensive, integrative and practical focus on servant leadership. Students develop skills through research, journaling and reflection exercises, small group discussion forums, leadership practice assignments, written essays and self-assessment.

The course equips students with servant leadership knowledge and skills necessary to make ethical decisions and be effective in their roles in community and in their professions.

This course focuses on practicing leadership skills in everyday life and learning about those skills through forum discussions.

Students will be assessed on the following course assignments:


% of Final Grade

Written Papers
Midterm Essay Assignment 20%
Final Paper Assignment 30%
Other Assignments
Historical Mentor Leadership Profile 15%
Seven Leadership Practices 30%
Two Self-Evaluations 5%
TOTAL 100%


Hours per week: Students should plan to set aside 9–10 hours per week to complete their weekly course work. There are 17 units in this course, with Unit 9 designated as a break week. Students are expected to complete one unit per week.

Textbook Information: LEAD 1101 Textbook Information Sheet [PDF]

To take this course, you must be a credit or audit student in the SU Online School of Theology and Spiritual Studies, and it must be a required or elective component of your program of study. Click here to learn more about the School of Theology. Interested in applying to the school? Visit our Application Process page to apply today!

This information is subject to change without notice.


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