Date Course Code Course Name Professor Syllabus
2018/06/4-8 WR9014 Research Bridge Otto Lui Download
2018/06/18-22 UM7223/UM9224 Christian Ethics: Choosing the Good in a Complex World Richard Higginson Download
2018/11/24-12/06 UM9328 Lab II: Advance City Studies - Washington DC and NYC Ray Bakke/Mac Pier ---
2018/Sept-Dec UM7133/UM9134 Business As Mission: Theory and Practice Natalie Chan/Otto Lui ---
2019/01/07-11 UM9174 Leadership Assessment   Otto Lui ---
2019/01/14-18 UM7043/UM9044 Missional Church Fai Luk ---
2019/Feb-May UM7113/UM9114 Marketplace Theology and Ministry Philip Yeung/Natalie Chan ---
2019/04/03-13 UM9138 Lab 1: Foundation City Studies – Manila Natalie Chan ---
2019/07/01-05 WR9014 Research Bridge Otto Lui ---
2019/Sept-Dec UM7033/UM9034 Theology of Work Natalie Chan ---
2019/10/06-19 UM9328 Lab 2: Advance City Stuides - Egypt, Jordan & Israel Natalie Chan/Otto Lui ---

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Jun4-8, 2018
WR9014
Research Bridge
This course serves students in designing their dissertation proposal for doctoral programs. Qualitative and quantitative research will be introduced for their preparation of dissertation. This course should be taken in the first phrase of the study. 

Jun25-29, 2018
TH6163-3 / UM7223 / UM9224
Christian 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. 

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. 

Sept-Dec, 2018
UM7133/UM9134
Business As Mission: Theory and Practice
This course is to enable deeper understanding of the theology of work. Marketplace ministryis a service to God and creates a new connection between the church and the world. It applies biblical principles in different contexts. Together with teachings on leadership, it provides a conceptual framework and practical tools for those who do business as a mission. 

Jan7-11, 2019
UM9174
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. 

Jan14-18, 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. 

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. 

Apr3-13, 2019
UM9138
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. 

Jul1-5, 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
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..

Oct6-19, 2019
UM9328
Lab 2: Advance City Stuides - Egypt, 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.