West Midlands Region; Manager and Supporter; Skills of Management (Day 2)

Date: 22nd September 2024 All Day Event Location: Walsall LTM: West Midlands Region

Skills of Management

All sessions run 09:30 to 17:00

Details will be shared closer to the time when bookings are confirmed.

Please pass any queries to peter.dunn@scouts.org.uk

If attendees wish to stay overnight, they should arrange booking accommodation with their County.

There are three skills courses as part of the Leadership and Management Training:

  • Skills of Management
  • Achieving Growth
  • Meeting the Challenges

It’s recommended that where possible learners complete the Skills of Management course first as many of the skills and concepts are built upon in later courses..

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

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Date: 22nd September 2024 All Day Event Location: Walsall
Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls