Manager & Supporter Training LMA

Managing Time and Personal Skills (LMA)


Learning Methods:

  • Building Effective Teams Independent Learning
  • Project Management Independent Learning
  • Getting the Word Out Independent Learning
  • Skills of Management Course
  • Achieving Growth Course
  • Meeting the Challenges Course

    Topics Covered:

  • Growth within Scouting and your role in achieving it.
  • Regularly reviewing your development plan.
  • The importance of satisfactorily resolving problems and issues raised by adult members, youth members and parents or carers of youth members with regard to past or ongoing projects.
  • Development planning to achieve growth and the process of creating one
  • The parts quality management and benchmarking play when planning for quality growth.
  • Effectively managing projects and the implementation of plans in Scouting.
  • Below explains what the learner is required to do to satisfy the criteria for the LMA section. Remember all your life skills and experience can be taken into when meeting with your Training Adviser.

    To validate this module learners will need to complete the following: Evidence may include one or more of the following: Requires Revalidation Relevant Role
    Describe the importance of continually improving the performance of all elements of local Scouting relevant to their role. Provide examples of goals they have set for them and their team.
  • Discussion with the learner.
  • Copy of their personal goals.
  • Copy of goals set for their team
  • No All
    Give an example of a project or development plan, for which they are responsible, covering:
    a) How it was, or is, being regularly reviewed
    b) How the plan was, or is, being adapted to overcome any barriers
    c) The outcome of the plan, or if not fully complete, are view of the current progress
  • Discussion with the learner.
  • Copy of project or development plan.
  • Written review of effectiveness of the plan or progress made to date.
  • No All
    Outline the key communication channels available to them and explain how they can be used effectively to promote local Scouting (relevant to their role and/or project.) Detail how they have used at least one of these channels and describe the outcome.
  • Discussion with the learner.
  • Documents showing communications to others.
  • Written review of the effectiveness of the communication methods used.
  • No All
    In addition, where relevant to your role, you will also need to complete the following:
    Describe your role in ensuring all the initiatives in local Scouting are managed appropriately and explain how you would deal with any inappropriate actions and/or management
  • Discussion with your Training Adviser.
  • Written review of a time you have dealt with inappropriate actions and/or management
  • Yes Managers
    Build up a profile of the young people in your local area and use it to create a plan that ensures that Scouting is promoted effectively to them, covering:
    a) How this focusses on their needs and expectations of young people?
    b) Who you would involve in delivering the plan?
  • Discussion with your Training Adviser.
  • Copy of the profile of young people in your local area.
  • Copy of the plan to ensure Scouting is promoted effectively to them.
  • Yes Group Scout Leader and assistants.
    District Commissioner and deputies.
    If relevant to the role
    Demonstrate how you monitor and review the progress that people who report to you are making against their targets and/or development plans.
  • Discussion with your Training Adviser
  • Yes All roles managing a team

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