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20+ Workshops of the Introduction to Business as Mission Course

For the past couple of years, the International Business as Mission Training (iBAM) has been a great opportunity to learn theory and see reality of Business as Mission up close.

Now they're gearing up for another year. Maybe, your considering getting involved? Now they have a 3 week and 5 week training course. Here's a rich list of the topics that have been taught – most of them will be covered again.

List of Workshops

  • Business as Mission Teaching: Biblical view of work and Business – Mats Tunehag, Landa Cope
  • The bottom lines of business as mission – Mats Tunehag, Peter Shaukat
  • Business people as role models and influencers in society – past and present - Mats Tunehag
  • Slavery today – human trafficking and the role of business as mission as a solution to real world problems – Mats Tunehag
  • SME sector as a strategic focus in business as mission – compared and contrasted to Microenterprise and overseas private equity models – Mats Tunehag, Peter Shaukat
  • What is success in business as mission? Goal setting and evaluation for ‘successful’ business as mission enterprises - Peter Shaukat
  • Capitalisation of business as mission enterprises – 7 types of capital needed, Stages of a business and financial capitalisation – Peter Shaukat
  • Microenterprise Development – principles and case study – John Quinley (of Step Ahead MED)
  • Dealing with corruption – Landa Cope, Peter Shaukat
  • Success and failure in business – principles from a personal story – David S, Bill R
  • Business as Mission and Incarnation
  • Biblical worldview, God’s view of nations – Landa Cope
  • God’s principles for discipling the nations in all spheres of society – Landa Cope, Glen White
  • Business and economic development and the Biblical mandate to disciple nations – how business is strategic – Landa Cope
  • The essential role of prayer in business as mission – Bill R, Glen White
  • Business and Relationships
  • Cross-cultural business
  • Business as a new paradigm for missions – Mats Tunehag
  • Tentative definitions of business as mission – Mats Tunehag
  • Personal spiritual foundations for a business as mission practitioner – Peter Shaukat
  • The church and business as mission – Peter Shaukat
  • Business as mission as an agent of transformation – Peter Shaukat, Mats Tunehag
  • Servant leadership in the marketplace, Values for serving in business as mission – Peter Shaukat
  • Moral leadership and operational leadership – Peter Shaukat
  • Working with mission organisations (workshop) - Josie Plummer
  • Multiplying business as mission (workshop) – strategic approaches to mobilising and multiplying – Josie Plummer
  • Communicating business as mission – conveying the concept! (workshop) - Josie Plummer
  • Spiritual realities of doing business as mission, spiritual warfare (examples from Asia)
  • The Power of God in business, Hearing God’s voice in business life – Daniel G
  • BAM case studies and principles to be learned from them – Mats Tunehag, Peter Shaukat, Glen White, Daniel G

Real Life Case Studies - Ongoing throughout via visits to real examples locally and during field trips and having practitioners give testimonies/ tell stories during the course.

Business Development Track - Includes teaching sessions, workshops, group coaching, 1-1 coaching - delivered by coaching staff (primarily Ken & Irene Elliot) and visiting business practitioners.

Key topics covered: Business planning, Financial management, Accounting and financial recording and systems, Sales/Marketing, Developing staff and managers, Succession planning, Business ethics, Goal setting+ topics requested by participants in 1-1 coaching sessions or group Q&A times.

Other personal development topics: Cross cultural considerations – living, working and ministering cross-culturally, Culture shock and culture stress, How to develop yourself as a leader, Developing and coaching others, Team building and Knowing your strengths from the Strengthsfinder tool.

For more information visit: http://www.businessasmission.com/pages/thecourse

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posted by Justin Forman | 7.10.2009 - 7:01 AM


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