Date Course Code Course Name Professor Syllabus
2021/Sept -Dec UM7013 Global Urban Ministry Philip Tang Download
2021/10/20-29 UM9328 Lab 2 Advance City Studies – Hong Kong Natalie Chan/Otto Lui ---
2022/01/17-21 UM7993/UM9994 The Development of 21st Century Church - Multiplication Theory and Practice Otto Lui/Natalie Chan/Philip Tang Download
2022/Feb-May (Thu) UM7113/UM9114 Marketplace Theology and Ministry Natalie Chan/Chi Hing Kee Download
2022/Feb-May (Mon) UM7123/UM9124 Leadership: Theory and Practice in Christian Perspective Otto Lui Download
2022/04/19-30 UM9318 Lab 1: Foundation City Studies - Manila Natalie Chan ---
2022/05/02-04 WR9014 Research Bridge II (For students who plan to graduate in 2023) Otto Lui/Natalie Chan ---
2022/6/27-7/1 UM7083/UM9084 Mercy and Justice Raymond Kwong ---
2022/07/04-08 WR9014 Research Bridge I (For students who have just started the program) Otto Lui/Natalie Chan  --- 
2022/Sep-Dec UM7243/UM9244 Transformative Learning: Individual, Organization & Society Chi Hing Kee ---
2022/Sept-Dec UM7223/UM9224 Workplace Ethics - choosing the good in a complex world Ricky Szeto/Natalie Chan ---
2022/10/16-30 UM9328 Lab 2 Advance City Studies – Middle Eastern Cities Otto Lui/Natalie Chan ---
2023/01/16-20 UM7043/UM9044 Missional Church Fai Luk ---
2023/Feb-May UM9104 Leadership Assessment Otto Lui ---
2023/Feb-May UM7033/UM9034 Theology of Work Natalie Chan ---
2023/04/10-22 UM9318 Lab 1: Foundation City Studies - Vietnam Natalie Chan ---
2023/05/03-05 WR9014 Research Bridge II (For students who plan to graduate in 2024) Otto Lui/Natalie Chan ---
2023/07/03-07 WR9014 Research Bridge I (For students who have just started the program)  Otto Lui/Natalie Chan ---

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Sept-Dec, 2021
UM7013
Global Urban 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.

Oct 20-29, 2021
UM9328
Lab 2 Advance City Studies – Hong Kong
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.

Jan 17-21, 2022
UM7993/UM9994
The Development of 21st Century Church - Multiplication Theory and Practice


Feb-May, 2022
UM7113/UM9114
Marketplace Theology and Ministry
Undergraduates, led by biblical theology, help believers build a vision of workplace life, understand the position of workplace ministry in a broader, grander God mission, church mission, and ministry, and be able to present and play in their own field.

Feb-May, 2022
UM7123/UM9124
Leadership: Theory and Practice in Christian Perspective
Undergraduate study in the leadership process, the interaction between people, people and the environment, "leader-centered", understand the development process of part of the theory and Christian outlook on people and butler beliefs, from the perspective of the Christian faith to examine the practicality of these theories in the group of believers

Apr 19-30, 2022
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. 

May 02-04, 2022
WR9014
Research Bridge II (For students who plan to graduate in 2023)
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. 

Jun 27- Jul 1, 2022
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 others?” in mind.

Jul 04-08, 2022
WR9014
Research Bridge I (For students who have just started the program)
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. 

Sep-Dec, 2022
UM7243/UM9244
Transformative Learning: Individual, Organization & Society
The course starts with introduction to the latest transformative learning theories from scholars. Then the biblical cases on individual transformation such as the prophets and societal transformation level such as the exile, and the Jesus movement are analyzed through the lens of the theoretical framework of transformative learning. Finally, contemporary local cases of transformation by Christians in individual, organization and society level are reviewed and reflected. Transformative learning fits in practical theology. The students have to participate in transformative effort operated by others, or initiate they own small scale transformation projects. Then they have to reflect on their experiences, and revise the practices based on the insights developed.

Sept-Dec, 2022
UM7223/UM9224
Workplace Ethics - Choosing the good in a complex world
This course integrates the theory and practice of Christian ethics. The course ends with a session considering effective ways of preaching on ethics. The course aims to develop in students mature and well-informed habits in moral thinking, appreciation and judgment, and equips them for teaching, pastoral ministry and Christian living.

Oct 16-30, 2022
UM9328
Lab 2 Advance City Studies – Middle Eastern cities
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.

Jan 16-20, 2023
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.

Feb-May, 2023
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, 2023
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.

Apr 10-22, 2023
UM9318
Lab 1: Foundation City Studies - Vietnam
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. 

May 03-05, 2023
UM9014
Research Bridge II (For students who plan to graduate in 2024)
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. 

Jul 03-07, 2023
UM9014
Research Bridge I (For students who have just started the program)
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.