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Barista Arts Seminar ( ATS 147 )

The aim of this course is to learn baristas skill and coffee skills to reach out to people in all spheres of society and create community. You will be able to learn brewing methods, latte art, coffee flair & lots more through hands-on training during this course you will also learn all the fundamental skills including grinder setting, milk handling, latte art, refracting coffee and graphing  through practical training sessions. By the end of the course our aims is that your is a level of a skilled working barista,  Manager or Owner, able to work confidently in a coffee environment. The students will also learn the history of coffee, business practices, efficient workflow, budget and customer service.  This course is for students that desire to work in the coffee industry, work with people  and bring impact to a community. 

Discipleship Training School (DTS) ( DSP 211 )

This school is an intensive Christian discipleship course beginning with an 11 or 12-week lecture/teaching phase followed by an 8-12 week practical field assignment. It is a prerequisite for all other courses in the University of the Nations, and also serves to orient and prepare all new Youth With A Mission (YWAM) staff. The DTS is designed to encourage students in personal character development, cultivating their relationship with God and identifying their unique gifts and callings. Cross-cultural exposure and global awareness are special emphases throughout the course, preparing the students to evangelize and disciple current and future generations, answering the call to Go into all the world and teach (make disciples of) all nations. (Matthew 28:19). The curriculum is in the following six major categories: God;s nature and character; God;s intention for individuals, peoples and nations; seeing all of life from God;s perspective; redemption, sin, and the Cross; God;s family - the Church; God;s world - His call and commission; the ministries of YWAM.Focused DTSs: In some locations the DTS is offered with a particular focus, such as the Crossroads DTS, Operation Year DTS, University DTS, Sports DTS, Arts DTS, etc.Credit will be given for this course with satisfactory completion of DSP 212.

Foundations for Counseling Ministry ( WPC 211 )

A course to equip those who feel called to reach out to broken, hurting people. As the entry course into degrees in the College/Faculty of Counseling and Health Care, it establishes the foundation stones for a biblical counseling ministry, especially within YWAM and the missions community. These foundation stones include a commitment to reach the lost; recognition that ministry involves the individual, the family and the community; the Divine Plumbline counseling model; and revelation as a key to change. In addition, each course may address specific counseling models or tools and specific counseling issues that are considered relevant to a particular target field or ministry.

Member Care Seminar ( WPC 121 )

n addition to giving practical guidelines for encouraging spiritual growth and providing pastoral care for missionaries, this seminar covers a variety of topics relating to missionary life and issues of member care such as: support raising, families in missions, grief, stress management, staff development, singles in missions, team work, and cross-cultural issues.

New Testament Greek ( CHR 258 )

A survey of the grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of New Testament Greek, followed by the reading and translation of significant portions of the New Testament. Students learn how to make the best use of dictionaries, concordances, commentaries on the Greek text, etc., enabling them to do their own study of the New Testament.

OBT The Translation Village Seminar ( APL 000 )

Course Description: The Translation Village Seminar is an Oral Bible translation training using the storality approach to teach the holistic Oral Bible translation approach. Storality (story + orality) is a word coined by Dr. Bryan Harmelink (Wycliffe Global Alliance) and described by Marcia Suzuki (YWAM), as follows: Storality (Story + Orality) is a narrative-based educational approach in which stories are used as the central component of all teaching activities, with the aim of engaging mind, heart, and body to produce visceral understanding and deep learning. In this 4-week seminar followed by a 4-week guided practicum, the students will learn the 5 steps of the Holistic Oral Bible Translation as they learn and internalize The Translation Village story and apply the Holistic OBT principles learned in the lecture phase during the guided practicum as they help facilitating the translation of a small Book of the Bible or some passages of the Bible.

Primary Health Care ( HLC 261 )

A broad introduction to the biological and health sciences, equipping students to be primary health workers through both didactic and practical training. Students benefit from the expert instruction of practicing professionals, including physicians, nurses, physician assistants, dental hygienists, social workers and health educators. Topics include: fundamentals of anatomy and physiology; strategies in primary health care pertaining to issues such as immunization and six target diseases, malnutrition, breast feeding, management of dehydration in children, assessment and care of the sick child, and use of growth charts and practical clinical skills.

School of Biblical Studies I ( CHR 213 )

This 12 weeks we study the New testament books except Apostle John's writing and Gospel according to Mathew.. for the beginning 3 weeks we introduce the inductive method using the book of Philemon, Titus, Ephesians and train the students to get the method in this 3 weeks of time. followed by NT history we move into gospel of Mark in the 4th week. then we study Paul's and peter's epistles until the end of the course.

School of Biblical Studies II ( CHR 315 )

in this course of 12 weeks, we study John's epistle and his Gospel for the first 3 weeks and we start with the Old testament books beginning with Pentateuch for next 4 weeks, followed by the old testament Narratives like book of Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Samuel for next 3 weeks. Then we move into a new literature called Wisdom literature studying book of Job, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs and proverb for the last 3 weeks..

School of Biblical Studies III ( CHR 316 )

In this course of 12 weeks, we study the rest of the OT books that we didn't study in SBS I and SBS II. Altogether we study 23 books. 5 books of OT narratives, 17 prophets, 1 gospel. We start with the book of Kings for the 1st week, the 2nd week is book of Chronicles Ezra ,Nehemiah. In the 3rd week we start prophet seminar preparing the students to how to study prophetic books as they will study all the prophets in the next 8 weeks. And the last week we finish with the Gospel of Mathew as the fulfilment of all the Prophets. The last two days we end up with final exam and the graduation for the whole SBS.

School of Evangelism ( CHR 231 )

This course embraces both the message and the methods of evangelism. Its primary purpose is helping the student gain a deeper understanding of the character of God, including His love for the lost. Topics include: An overview of biblical and historical perspectives on missions, people group thinking, cross-cultural communication, pioneer missions, missions and the local Church, the message of the Gospel, revival, the gifts of the Holy Spirit, ministering in the Spirit, personal renewal, spiritual warfare, and evangelism. Students will not be able to use credit for this course in a degree program until both lecture and field assignments are satisfactorily completed.

School of Ministry Development ( CHR 241 )

The SOMD, Lonavala is designed to prepare staff with leadership and life skills in order to help them be effective leaders in DTS and second-level schools.

School of Transformational Business ( ECD 211 )

STB is a three month course, which includes12 weeks of lecture phase and optional internship. The lecture phase covers: What is Business As Missions, The Biblical Foundation and Historical Foundation of Business as Mission, What is missions, YWAM Values in Business, Entrepreneurship, , Overview of a Business as Mission plan; Vision and Mission Statements and Values; Biblical Perspective of Marketing; Creating with God, Innovation; Sales and Distribution, Risk taking in faith, How to seize the God given opportunity, Leadership in Business; Discipleship in Business (HR), During the lecture phase there are small groups, book reports and a Project-Business With A Mission Plan. Outreach/internship is encouraged as a way to put into practice what one learns in the lecture phase. It will consist of being apart of a Business and practicing difference aspects of the business from being in sales to management to involvement in seeing the financials

School of Worship ( CHR 261 )

The School of Worship is a three month course (followed by an 8-12 week field assignment) imparting foundational values and principles to those aiming to serve in worship among the nations. Topics include: character and lifestyle as a worshiper, understanding the work of the Holy Spirit in worship, applying worship principles within a cross-cultural context, the biblical and historical aspects of worship, leadership and teamwork, the dynamics of worship and intercession, prophetic ministry and worship, spiritual warfare, creativity and musicianship, and worship in missions and evangelism. Note: Each SOW varies in emphasis, please check individual SOW websites and folders.

SOMD: Practical Leadership Skills ( ES 133840 )

This 3 week seminar is specifically designed to help leaders improve their communication, teaching, and interpersonal skills.