ORG303: Cross-Cultural Management & Ministry

Course Description

This course provides a toolkit for those working in cross-cultural environments. Topics include: cultural intelligence, ethnic identity, social class, cultural dimensions, indigenous leadership development, organizational culture and organizational cross-cultural assessment and strategic planning. The course centers around a final project where you will develop: 1) a personal cross-cultural leadership growth plan, 2) a cross-cultural organizational assessment, and 3) a cross-cultural strategic plan for your organization.


Available to undergraduates with 30+ credits and a 3.0+ GPA.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe culture, cultural intelligence and principles of cross-cultural ministry.
  2. Describe your own cultural journey in terms of ethnic identity development and social class.
  3. Assess the cultural dimensions of yourself, your organization and your clients to develop strategies to serve as a bridge-builder.
  4. Develop a personal cross-cultural assessment and leadership growth plan.
  5. Assess your organization’s culture and your cultural management profile using the Competing Values Framework.
  6. Conduct demographic analysis of your organization’s outcomes and  stakeholders.
  7. Develop a comprehensive cross-cultural assessment and strategic plan for your organization.


Course Materials & Tuition 

Livermore, D. (2022). Leading with cultural intelligence: The real secret to success (2nd ed.). New York: AMACOM. 272 pages.(ISBN: 978-0814449172)




Total Cost of Course