Youth Development Management Skills

from Matsh Youth Development
Registration deadline: 06 Aug 2018 Training date: 22 Oct 2018 to 25 Oct 2018 More Information

Program Description

This program focuses on the full range of management roles and tasks that a youth development worker, may need to perform. The program begins by exploring the concept of management and the theories informing the practices of management. It then focuses on showing you how you can manage both the resources and the staff you are responsible for in order to complete the tasks you need to manage, and it also guides you through the management of organisational development and change. Key management processes are covered in detail, including managing time, managing yourself, managing resources, staff development, budgeting and monitoring expenditure, and managing communication and information technology.

Program Benefits

When you successfully complete this program, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate awareness and commitment to the management tasks that are important in the delivery of youth development work.
  • Identify and discuss the key theories, approaches and styles that inform the practice of contemporary management, particularly in the not-for profit sector.
  • relate theories and approaches of management to the principles and practice of youth development work, in order to ensure that your management style is appropriate.
  • outline key areas and processes of management, such as organisational change, staff development, monitoring of expenditure and budgetary control, project management, critical path analysis and management of information and communication technology.

Who Should Attend?

  • Department heads of youth focused institutions.
  • Young Leaders
  • Professionals responsible for youth project designing and management, in government departments, corporates and NGOs.
  • Youth Workers.
  • Volunteers.

Program Outline

Day 1

Project Management overview

Managers Roles

Effective Management

Managing in the not-for-profit sector


Role of the not for profit sector

Non Governmental Organizations

Day 2

Managing youth development work

Tasks and roles

Critical path analysis

Budgeting and monitoring expenditure

Managing human resources in youth targeted projects

What managers do for others

Performance management

Job satisfaction

Day 3

Managing organisational change

Models of change management

Common management problems

Issues in developing countries

The action-learning cycle

Day 4

Communication Skills

Key elements


Practical writing skills

Managing ICT

Database management


Planning ICT use

Fee information:
Program Fee is $2,200 USD covering enrollment to the course, training materials, certificates and coffee breaks. It does not cover Visa fees, air tickets and accommodation.
How to register:

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