Doctor of Global Leadership

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Michaela O’Donnell

Mary and Dale Andringa Executive Director

Mary and Dale Andringa Executive Director Chair Max De Pree Center for Leadership Assistant Professor of Marketplace Leadership Fuller Seminary Dr. Michaela O’Donnell is the Mary and Dale Andringa Executive Director Chair of the Max...

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Gustavo H. R. Santos

Author & Teaching Assistant & Author

Gustavo currently serves as a Teaching Assistant at Fuller’s Doctor of Global Leadership program. As a PhD candidate in Theology at the Vrije Universiteit ...

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Uli Chi

Vice Chair, Senior Fellow

Dr. Uli Chi’s career is a testament to his unique approach to leadership. He has navigated the realms of for-profit businesses, nonprofit organizations, the theological academy, and the local church, gleaning a wealth of wisdom from each. As an award-winning technological entrepreneur, h...

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Curriculum Overview

This program runs online with in-person intensives at the Fuller campus in Pasadena, California, in the Winter for years 1–3.

Year One: Vocation and God’s Mission of Redemption
  • Articulate theological concepts of vocation and the mission of God
  • Describe how these concepts connect to their own sense of vocation in light of pressing challenges
Year Two: Contextual Analysis and Organizational Change
  • Name and analyze current organizational and/or cultural praxis
  • Build and test prototypes for redemptive change in your own context
  • Lay out a plan for a larger project in your vocational context
Year Three: Inner Life of a Leader
  • Begin the inner work necessary to lead with compassion, wisdom, and confidence
  • Meet for peer and professorial coaching sessions to develop your plan for change and/or innovation via dissertation.
Year Four: Dissertation
  • Produce a research-based dissertation that articulates and disseminates findings of your original change or innovation project.

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