Managers and Supporters

It is a requirement for adults in Scouting to have undertaken approved safeguarding and safety training at least every five years and this is monitored at the point of appointment review.

Skills of Management

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.
Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Regional Courses
Jan 20

The Scout Association, Skills of Management (SE3)

20/01/2018 @ 10:00 am - 21/01/2018 @ 4:00 pm

Achieving Growth

Objectives – By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Produce an effective development plan to identify and promote growth in local Scouting.
  • Plan and use effective recruitment techniques.
  • Identify situations where change is needed and apply effective change management techniques to local Scouting situations.
  • Identify opportunities for flexible volunteering and support, and practice this in the recruitment and retention of adult Members.
  • Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.
Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Regional Courses
Feb 11

Achieving Growth (SE1)

11/02/2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Apr 14

Achieving Growth (SE2)

14/04/2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Meeting the Challenges

Objectives – By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify causes of conflict and define appropriate strategies to resolve it.
  • Apply The Scout Association’s dispute, suspension and complaints procedures in an effective manner to real situations.
  • Apply The Scout Association’s safeguarding procedures to real situations.
  • Carry out challenging reviews.
  • Prioritise the different challenges faced in their role.
  • Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.
Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Regional Courses
Feb 10

Meeting the Challenges (SE1)

10/02/2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm