Multicultural Teamwork

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Study the components that intercultural workers encounter in a team context. Content emphasizes the biblical role of multicultural teams and multicultural team dynamics.

LEARN AT YOUR OWN PACE: Start this course anytime, and you’ll have 3 months to complete all coursework. A field-expert instructor will grade and share feedback on your work to guide your learning.

What you’ll learn:

  • Appreciate and understand the intercultural dynamics present in a multicultural team context.
  • Analyze biblical precedents as they apply to diversity and ministry which grows out of cooperation.
  • Apply multicultural teamwork principles to an actual work setting.
McMurray, Thom

Your Instructor

Thom McMurray

Thom works with CAMA Services, the Relief and Development arm of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and serve as the regional leader for Latin America, based out of Colombia in South America, where I live with my wife of 25 years and our twin daughters. I received my MA in Global Leadership with an emphasis in Community Development from Crown College in 2019.


This course is one of three in the Multicultural Teams Certificate series. By completing this and the other two courses in this series with a demonstrated 80% proficiency, you are eligible to apply your Certificate of Completion for 3 academic credits toward a graduate degree at Crown College.



Personal Computer:  You must have access to a computer with Windows 8/10 or Mac OS X to complete the course work. Linux OS based computers will function for most online content, but you may run into some restrictions when trying to view multimedia content.  

Internet Service: High-speed internet service is recommended. 

CMTI Learning Management System:This course will be administered online here at CMTI runs on a different platform than Canvas. If you have a Crown Canvas account, please note that this login and password are NOT linked, and changing the password on one 

Microsoft Office:  Students must submit assignments in Microsoft Word or PDF format unless otherwise specified in order to be graded by Crown’s instructors.   


Hibbert, E. & Hibbert, R. (2014). Leading Multicultural Teams. Pasadena, CA: William Carey. [ISBN: 978-0878085415] Additional readings are provided in the course.

Kindle and paperback versions of the text are available through Amazon.

Additional readings are provided in the course.


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