MA Programme

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About the Programme

The main objective of this programme is to build managerial capacity of leaders through a systematic process of learning aimed at providing Kingdom solutions to the management challenges of Churches, Missions and NGOs.

The programme will enhance the knowledge, attitude and skills of the serving or aspiring leaders in the areas of management, leadership and legal matters to build the Churches, Institutions, and NGOs with Biblical standards.

Organizations that are desirous of equipping their executives / staff for better performance and leadership may sponsor them for the programme.
The MA in Christian Management is offered by Christian Institute of Management in association with Martin Luther Christian University.

Who we are?

Christian Institute of Management, Chennai is a national organisation imparting management education, management training, organisational development services and providing publications relevant to management of Churches of all denominations, ministries, NPOs, Institutions and other organisations. CIM has been offering management courses for 14 years through the self study mode, along with workshops.

The Martin Luther Christian University, Shillong, is a state private university which was established in 2005 by an Act of the Meghalaya State Legislature and approved by UGC. The Governor of Meghalaya is the Visitor. The University is offering programmes in various streams of Arts, Science, Commerce and Christian Studies.

Who is this programme for?

• Priests / Pastors of Churches, and Pastorate Committee Members
• Leaders of Ministries and NGOs
• Bible College Faculty & Graduates
• Professionals in the corporate field who are / would like to get involved in the leadership responsibilities of Churches /ministries / NPOs


Each of the subjects would be taught by resource persons who are both academically qualified and have practical experience.


As this is an MA programme, the minimum requirement is graduation in any subject.
For those who are not desirous of the University degree from MLCU, can apply for Masters in Christian Management, which is the same programme with only CIM certification.

Courses/Topics Covered

1. Organisational Management
2. Financial Management
3. Legal Requirements for Churches & NPOs
4. Communication*
5. IT for Decision Making*
6. Resource Mobilisation
7. Human Resource Management
8. Project Management
9. Organisational Behaviour & Development*

*100% online

Mode of Delivery

The courses will be delivered either via the Modular Course Stream or via the 100% Online Stream.

Modular Stream

Online Stream

1. • Courses offered through the Modular Stream have a four month duration : • Courses offered through the Online Stream have a one month duration
2. • Begins with a four-day workshop which all learners should attend : • The entire course will be online. Study materials, video lectures, tests and assignments can be accessed through the online learning platform
3. • Remaining period will be via distance mode, wherein, learners can submit their workbooks / assignments, go through powerpoints / notes etc through an online learning platform : • There will be a live interactive webinar with the faculty for the course

Fee and Registration

The total fee for the MA Programme is Rs 55000, which includes lunch and snacks during the workshops.
Fees can also be paid in four-installments (Details given in the prospectus).

Last Date for Registration – July 15, 2018.

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