The Diploma in Leadership and Management of St. Paul's is a direct response to the need to develop church, society and organizational leaders and managers. The Diploma is designed to prepare leaders and managers to respond to the current trends of change management at personal, organizational, community and national levels. The programme is expected to add value to leaders and organization managers and trainers working with local communities, churches, faith-based organizations, non-governmental organizations, co-operatives as well as relevant government departments.
The course emphasizes various aspects of social and organizational transformation in attaining strategic leadership and management styles. This entails being sensitive to the social, economic, political and spiritual concerns of Africa and beyond.
This value-based programme aims at equipping leaders and managers to be effective, efficient and productive agents of change for a transformed society in the service of God and Humanity.
The specific objectives include:
a) To enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of institutional/organizational leaders and managers for better performance and results
b) To empower leaders /managers with leadership and management skills to increase the levels of productivity of churches, NGOs, private institutions and relevant government departments
c) To help the learners to identify current innovative strategies in the leadership and management of an organization in the areas of governance, financial management, staff development, client analysis and product development for operational sustainability.
A candidate who satisfies the examiners shall be recommended for the award of either a Certificate or Diploma in Leadership and Management depending on the number of modules that they took and passed exams for.
MODE OF DELIVERY
The course will be offered in 12-week sessions with a minimum of four modules per session. Every module will be taught for two hours each week. The lectures will be on weekdays only, Monday to Friday with no weekend classes.
The course will be delivered at St. Paul's Evening Studies Centre based at the All Saints Cathedral, Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi.