A ‘Skills of Management’ Course will be held jointly with Guernsey Scouts on Saturday and Sunday 20 & 21 October 2018 at the Jersey Scout Centre, including accommodation at the Centre. The course is also open across our region. The course will last two full days, ending no later than 4pm on the Sunday to allow for travel home.

For those travelling to Jersey for the course, there is the option to stay at the Scout Centre on Friday evening, ready for a Saturday morning start. For Jersey participants, there is an option to stay overnight at the Scout Centre on the Saturday evening.

This course is primarily for adults holding Manager (IC, GSL, etc.) or Supporter (Youth Commissioner, AIC, Island Leader, etc.) roles in Scouting and forms part of the learning offered to gain a Wood Badge for one of these roles. However, this course is open to anyone wanting to develop their volunteer management skills.

Sessions covered in this course are:

How you Lead, Communication and Active Listening, How we work together, Motivating your Team, Mentoring, Coaching and Supporting, and Building Relationships.

To gain full benefit from the course prior to attending you should complete the Independent Learning Units relevant for 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

Please click on the link for more information about Leadership and Management Training for Managers and Supporters in Scouting, including further details about the ‘Skills of Management’ training.

If you have any questions about the course in October please contact Helen Woolsey h.woolsey@scouts.org.je

The course can be booked via Eventbrite at the following link – Eventbrite – Skills of Management

For non-Channel Island participants the cost will be £100 per person to cover accommodation and meals at the Scout Centre.

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