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Getting Started in Management – Zoom Event

Date: 19th January 2021 Between: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Location: Zoom Online Session LTM: Howard Hills

This course introduces the role requirements for GSLs, DESCs, Section Supporters such as SASU Managers, ADCs and District and Group scouters. Learn about eating the elephant and monkey management; using tomatoes and fish bones to manage your time with lessons from cooking.

Topics covered: Getting the role right, Understanding the current situation (how to complete a SWOT or RAG), developing a plan (Growth, Inclusivity, Community Involvement, Youth Shaped, – People, Perception, Programme, Places), Time Management, Personal Learning Plan, connecting with others). For those who do a little preparatory work this would be a vehicle for validating Managing Time and Personal Skills as well as Module 4.

Before the course starts you are expected to complete a description of what you think your job is and what you intend to achieve. In between the sessions you will complete a detailed assessment of your group or district section. Finally you will have learning and validation plan.


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