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Manager and Supporter Training - Skills of Management

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Lowther Adventure

Rushton Road

Glendon

Kettering

NN14 1QF

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This skills course is for adult volunteers in scouting in Manager or Supporter roles.

Skills of Management

This course focuses on the basic skills required to carry out a manager or supporter role in Scouting.

Skills of Management

Objectives - By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe their preferred leadership style and explain how this impacts on how they work with others.
  • Demonstrate how to adapt their leadership style as appropriate to different situations in Scouting.
  • Apply effective and appropriate communication techniques to meet the needs of the intended audience.
  • Use active listening techniques and provide constructive feedback.
  • Carry out effective reviews with team members.
  • Apply basic coaching techniques and work with others to identify and develop their potential in Scouting.
  • Motivate individuals within a team.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in their team and how to build upon these.
  • Facilitate team development.
  • Plan and run effective meetings.
  • Facilitate constructive communication and discussion.
  • Plan and manage effective inductions.
  • Apply effective learning and relationship building.
  • Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.


The following Independent Learning Units are recommended as pre-course learning, if they are relevant to your role:

  • Managing Your Time and Personal Skills
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Project Management
  • Getting the Word Out
  • Leading Local Scouting
  • Finding, Appointing and Welcoming Volunteers
  • Keeping, Developing and Managing Volunteers
  • Supporting the Adult Training Scheme
  • Financial and Physical Resources
  • Executive Committees and Being a Trustee
  • Decision Making


Accomodation and Catering

Accomodation and full catering can be provided. Please note this accomodation is dormatory style and includes pillows, pillow cases and top sheets. Please bring along you own duvet or sleeping bag. If you have an dietary requirements please indicate this when booking your place.

For those not staying over meals can be provided as required.

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Lowther Adventure

Rushton Road

Glendon

Kettering

NN14 1QF

United Kingdom

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