"RLTC offers over 200 pages of just about every tip, trick, and tap dance I've ever used or learned in 35 years of proven leadership, supervision and management!" Del Albright, 2003
The Modules are as follows:
I. Introduction & Basic Supervision (Basic Supervision; Chain of Command; Organization; Motivation; Basic Steps; Participative Management; and the Recreational Incident Command System).
II. Communication Skills (getting the picture in your mind implanted into the folks working for you; Communication Methods; Aerobic Listening; Goals, Objectives and Expectations; and Public Speaking).
III. Planning and Visualization (Organizing for Success; Seeing Success; Team Building; Project Organization; Conference/Meeting Organization; Trail Project Example; Trail Rides/Convoys; and Contingency Planning).
IV. Meeting Management & Facilitation (getting more done in less time; making better use of group gatherings; Running Better Meetings; Facilitation Techniques; How to Develop Ground Rules; and the "OMR" Model).
V. Strategic Planning (taking your group or association beyond getting by; Strategic Planning Model; Mission Statements; Vision; Values; and the Action Item Matrix Summary).
VI. Safety (normal stuff here, but related to leadership on trail projects and looking out for your friends; Tailgate Safety Sessions; Fire Prevention Plans; Safety Officer Job; Equipment; Hand tools; and the Recreational Incident Command System Safety Organization).
VII. Membership and Volunteer Development (getting folks to join and become involved; Avoiding Burnout; Time Management; Avoiding Group Stagnation; Monkey Management; Membership Building Recipe; and Recruiting vs. Retention).
VIII. Dealing with Bureaucracy (Letter Writing; Public Speaking; General Writing Tips; How To Get Involved; Understanding Politics; Ride Along; Adopt a Trail; Anti-Access Organizations; Understanding the Agencies; and Coalition Building).
IX. Environmental Science for Trail Work (Ecosystem Management; Cumulative Impacts; Recreational Opportunity Spectrum; Endangered Species Act; Erosion; Runoff; Vegetation/Resource Damage; Roads, Roadless and RS 2477; and Road Engineering References).
X. Land Use Policies and Regulations (Land Use Definitions; NEPA; Scoping; Standing; Signs on Public Lands; Wilderness; and how volunteers make a difference).
Leader Cards (cheat sheets) and RICS forms are provided as part of the course to help you develop better plans, conduct better meetings and briefings, and organize your volunteer activities. You will receive a standardized set of these forms, with instructions how to use them, as part of the course.
Course Fees: RLTC enrollment and consulting fee is $150.00, payable by check or by PayPal to Del Albright.
% Albright Enterprises
PO Box 127
Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245-0127
If you would like to discuss alternative payment options, please email me. I am open to ideas.
Group Discounts and Payment Plans Available.
I guarantee that you learn a lot from this course, and will find nothing else like this available to recreationists. I have invested a lot of time and effort over several years perfecting this course. I developed this course under my personal business, Albright Enterprises.
Sign up for the Recreational Leadership Training Course (RLTC) by emailing me with your name, mailing address, email address, club info and affiliations, phone number. You'll receive the first Module right away.