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Are you interested in wise leadership?

 

Consider applying for our Leadership and Civil Society Program. 

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This program will build character, depth of understanding and the practical skills required to be an effective leader in key areas of culture including: education, business, technology, law, public service, politics, and media.

 

Dates

24th November 2019 - 29 February 2020, including Christmas break

 

Curriculum

Course participants cover topics including:

  • Theology
  • Political Theory
  • Legal Theory
  • Economics
  • Literature and Art
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Business Strategy

 

Experience

Participants in the course participate in:

  • Work experience in an institution of civil society (business, think tanks, parliament etc.)
  • Training in public speaking and debating
  • Writing for specific audiences (op-ed, speeches, briefs etc.)
  • Interacting with the media

 

Why come on a Leadership and Civil Society program?

You will have:

  • Unparalleled access to Christian leaders, experts, and influencers;
  • The opportunity to interrogate ideas with experts and peers;
  • The intellectual and theological grounding necessary for engaging in public life and society;
  • Direction for disciplined and discerning reading; and
  • Training in strategy and negotiation by field experts.

 

Applicant requirements

  • Applicant must profess Christian faith.
  • Applicant should have completed an undergraduate course at the time of commencement, but compensating attributes will be considered.
  • It is preferred that applicants have a minimum distinction average in their university transcript, but compensating attributes will be considered.
  • The Program is most appropriate for ages 21 - 55 as a foundational course towards future public leadership.
  • Other professional experience, particularly in policy areas, will assist an application.

 

Cost

* Each successful applicant receives a $22,000 scholarship towards the overall program fee. Fellows pay a remaining balance of $4,000 (GST inclusive). Price includes accommodation, meals, excursions, program materials, and transportation to and from Canberra airport.

The program runs once a year with a maximum of twelve fellows per semester.

 

People who complete programs consistently report:  

  • A deeper love of God and a greater understanding of the church and the Christian faith;
  • The strengthening of life-long spiritual habits, including prayer, church attendance, scripture-reading, and fasting;
  • A renewed sense of mission for societal change;
  • A robust theological and ethical framework for Christian living and decision-making; and
  • Effectiveness in their work.

 

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