Date Course Code Course Name Professor Syllabus
2018/11/24-12/06 UM9328 Lab II: Advance City Studies - Washington DC and NYC Ray Bakke/Mac Pier Download
2019/01/07-11 UM9104 Leadership Assessment   Otto Lui Download
2019/Feb-May UM7113/UM9114 Marketplace Theology and Ministry Philip Yeung/Natalie Chan Download
2019/Feb-May UM7263/UM9264 Ministering To The Marginalized– Holistic Approach & Practice Ada Li Download
2019/04/03-13 UM9318 Lab 1: Foundation City Studies – Manila Natalie Chan ---
2019/05/06-08 WR9014 Research Bridge II (for those planning to graduate in 2020) Otto Lui ---
2019/06/24-28 UM7043/UM9044 Missional Church Fai Luk ---
2019/07/02-05 WR9014 Research Bridge I (for those who just start the program) Otto Lui ---
2019/Sept-Dec UM7013 Introduction to Global Urban Ministry Philip Tang ---
2019/10/20-11/02 UM9328-4 Lab 2: Advance City Stuides - Egypt, Jordan & Israel Otto Lui/Natalie Chan ---
2020/01/13-17 UM7083/UM9084 Mercy and Justice Raymond Kwong ---
2020/Feb-May UM7033/UM9034 Theology of Work Natalie Chan ---
2020/04/14-25 UM9138 Lab 1: Foundation City Studies – Cities in South China Otto Lui/Natalie Chan  --- 

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The above may be subject to change without prior notice. 

 

Nov24-Dec6, 2018
UM9328
Lab II: Advance City Studies - Washington DC and NYC
This course is the second core course for the doctoral program. It explores leadership opportunities and challenges of global urban ministry in a highly dynamic context. Students will interact with Christian leaders, and engage in a dialogue with leaders with differing perspectives on contemporary issues. 

Jan7-11, 2019
UM9104
Leadership Assessment 
This course helps a leader to identify his/her position along the leadership development spectrum. The curriculum is based on the Leadership Emergence Theory developed by J.R. Clinton in the 1980s. The theory specifies six stages of leadership development and is still widely used to equip mission leaders. It has also been turned into an assessment tool. 

Feb-May, 2019
UM7113/UM9114
Marketplace Theology and Ministry
This course aims to help students inhabit a biblical theological vision for life in the marketplace. It will seek to locate an understanding of ministry in the marketplace within the wider context of God's mission, and the mission and ministry of the church in the world. 

Feb-May, 2019
UM7263/UM9264
Ministering To The Marginalized– Holistic Approach
The course adopts a biblical perspective to understand the unprivileged, the outcast, and poverty-alleviating strategies. It will reflect on the relation between the ministry of poverty-alleviation and the personal spirituality of the servers, as well as inspire the students’ heart and passion to serve the underprivileged. 

Apr3-13, 2019
UM9318
Lab 1: Foundation City Studies – Manila
This course is compulsory for the doctoral program. It focuses on perspective shifts of leadership, character development of leaders and the creation of culture and ethos.The curriculum includes case studies, an international learning experience, daily and on-site observation of urban ministry models and integrated debriefings incorporated in cities. Students will learn to identify issues (urbs, anima, civitas), historical influences, and to reflect on the construction of networks and associations within a city, as well as ethnic and class issues. 

Jun24-28, 2019
UM7043/UM9044
Missional Church 
This course surveys the theology of mission and of the church, integrating biblical teaching into field work experiences. It then explores how local churches implement their theology in building the church. 

Jul2-5, 2019
WR9014
Research Bridge
This course serves students in designing their dissertation proposals for doctoral programs. Qualitative and quantitative research will be introduced. This course should be taken in the first phrase of the study. 

Sept-Dec, 2019
UM7013
Introduction to Global Urban Ministry
This introductory course is an over view of topics , philosophical and theological studies that are relevant to the global urban ministry. Students will learn from site visits and understand the nature of infrastructural support and accountability in practice.

Oct20-Nov02, 2019
UM9328-4
Lab 2: Advance City Stuides - Lebanon, Jordan & Israel
This course is the second core course for the doctoral program. It explores leadership opportunities and challenges of global urban ministry in a highly dynamic context. Students will interact with Christian leaders, and engage in a dialogue with leaders with differing perspectives on contemporary issues.

Jan13-17, 2020
UM7083/UM9084
Mercy and Justice
A study of the biblical and theological perspective towards the issue of poverty and injustice in society, with the question of “What makes a Christian-based mercy and justice initiative differ from othes?” in mind.

Feb-May, 2020
UM7033/UM9034
Theology of Work
This course explores the meaning and ministry of work which engages people for most of their waking hours . The approach taken is biblical and theological. Issues will also be studied from a contextual perspective, and with an integrative framework . Having a theology of work is critical for both lay Christians at work and pastors . The challenges of equipping the saints include empowering people for service at where they are called.. 
Apr14-25, 2020
UM9138
Lab 1: Foundation City Studies – Cities in South China
This course is compulsory for the doctoral program. It focuses on perspective shifts of leadership, character development of leaders and the creation of culture and ethos.The curriculum includes case studies, an international learning experience, daily and on-site observation of urban ministry models and integrated debriefings incorporated in cities. Students will learn to identify issues (urbs, anima, civitas), historical influences, and to reflect on the construction of networks and associations within a city, as well as ethnic and class issues.