Youth Development Management Skills

Managing Youth Projects and Organizations


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Priti Vaishnav


Dates: 10 - 13 June 2019

Location: Dubai

Participation Fees: $2,200

Background  Outcomes  Who Should Attend Fees


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.


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.


Course Fees is $2,200 USD includes:

  • Course Enrollment
  • Training Materials
  • Certificates
  • Coffee Breaks

*Fees Don't Cover Air Tickets and Accommodation.


Day 1

Project Management overview

- Managers Roles

- Effective Management


Managing in the not-for-profit sector

- Development

- 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

- Barriers 

- Practical writing skills


Managing ICT 

- Database management

- Telecommunications 

- Planning ICT use