Materials for the Skills for Management course

This site covers the materials used for this course on 20th/21st November 2021.

Validation information is available from the validation page here.

Pre-course learning

There is some pre-course independent learning which you need to undertake before the course. It is important that you allow sufficient time to complete the relevant Independent Learning Units. These are all available online in a directory here.  The units to complete are listed below:

  • Managing 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

If you have not yet completed the eLearning for module 12A (Delivering a quality programme) then please undertake this before the course.

Session 1 – Introduction

Session 2 – How you Lead

Session 3 – Communication and Active Listening

Session 4 – How we work together

Session 5 – Motivating Your Team

Session 6 – Mentoring, Coaching and Supporting

Session 7 – Building Relationships

Session 8 – Safety for Managers and Supporters; validation of training

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls