Manager & Supporter. Skills of Management

Date: 18th May 2024 Between: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Location: Exeter Court Hotel, Kennford, Exeter, UK LTM: Chris Solway
Skills of Management is one of the Manager & Supporter Skills courses and provides managers and supporters with the skills and tools to manage and support their teams within Scouting.

What we cover on the course.


Course criteria

  • Describe their preferred leadership style and explain how it 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.

Before the course.

As this is an intensive course, we ask all participants to review the Independent Learning Units as pre-course learning but only if relevant to your role. This is particularly important if have no practical management experience. Click below to find out more information:

Independent Learning

  • 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

More information can be found here!

About the course.

This F2F course will be run at the Exeter Court Hotel, Kennford. (See map at the bottom of the page).

The one-day course has been developed by combining key aspects from the original two-day course. Sessions start at 09.30 and will consist of interactive whole group learning sessions, small group work & individual reflection. All sessions throughout the day will be supported by group facilitators and trainers.

A small amount of homework will need to be completed after the course.

Lunch and all refreshments will be provided, please ensure you advise of any allergies on the booking form.

Any additional information will be sent to you before the event.

Please don’t hesitate & register below, as course numbers will be limited.

If you require accommodation at the venue, then please contact the Exeter Court Hotel directly on 01392 832121.

Your tutors for this course will be Chris Solway, Martyn Drew, Luke Aris & Emma Pacey.

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Contact Us!

Exeter Court Hotel, Kennford, Exeter, UK

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