Managers – Getting Started in Management

Date: 5th October 2020 Between: 7:45 pm - 9:55 pm Location: TBA

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.

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).

By the end of the workshop participants will have a plan for future management Learning and validation. 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.


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