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Management Skills for Leadership Development

Congregational Meeting at the UU Church of Kent, OH.
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Management Skills—one of the recommended leadership development competencies—include:

  • Basic skills to keep the congregation running smoothly and effectively.
  • Understanding the fiscal responsibilities of leadership.
  • Strong understanding of governance.

Core Values

A sense of responsibility and commitment to the stewardship of the institutional aspects of the church, but with an understanding that the institution exists to serve the mission.

Practices

  • Attend webinars.
  • Attend district and regional trainings and conferences.
  • Subscribe to leadership and church management blogs.

Resources

Videos

Web Articles

On-Demand Webinars

Websites

Books

About the Authors

Renee Ruchotzke

Rev. Renee Ruchotzke (ruh-HUT-skee) has served as a Congregational Life Consultant in the Central East Region since September of 2010. As program manager for Leadership Development, she is responsible for providing consultation, programming and training material (including webinars and videos) on...

Central East Region of the UUA

For more information, see the UUA.org page about the Central East Region.

For more information contact conglife@uua.org.