MDP Testimonials

Here is what our previous delegates have to say about our Management Development Programme. ​The education programme MDP I and II has been really what I was looking for. It is very important to be updated with different aspects of the day to day business managing a golf course, and those weeks refresh many subjects, having […]

Northstar renews support for CMAE

The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) have announced that club management software company Northstar have renewed their partnership with CMAE. Northstar was founded in 2003 and their software is now installed in over 1000 clubs worldwide. Headquartered in Alpharetta, GA with regional offices throughout the US and a dedicated International Sales team, Northstar employs […]

Golf tech frontrunner Sweetspot partner up with CMAE

The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) are delighted to announce a new partnership with Swedish based software company Sweetspot.   Sweetspot has in recent years revolutionized the golf business in Sweden with its data-driven revenue management platform. Now they partner up with CMAE. “I have followed their development on the Swedish market and when […]

CMAE European Conference on Club Management

The 2020 CMAE conference will come alive online! 30th November to the 2nd December 2020 The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) 2020 European Conference on Club Management will take place online for the first time ever. The virtual event will take place over three days from the 30th November to the 2nd December 2020 and will […]

CMAE Leadership Summit – Presentations and Recordings

Welcome – Torbjorn Johansson Welcome and Summit Overview by Torbjorn Johansson, CMAE Director of Education Download Presentation    Why should I be led by you? – Biddy Lloyd-Jones A manager title is given to you, a leadership title has to be earned by those you lead. It is attained, not ascribed. The word ‘leadership’ by […]

Leadership Summit Session: US Industry Trends

We live in a world of VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) that requires managers of business and clubs to more nimble and forward focused.  Watching trends is one way to be prepared for what may impact your club, your management team, and your members. In this session, Jeff Morgan (CMAA’s CEO) will briefly share […]

Leadership Summit Session: Creativity and Innovation drives excellence

The benefits of creativity and innovation in the workplace are countless. Driving creativity and innovation within your organization leads to higher team engagement and will unlock a more meaningful culture, which will produce more robust results. The most outstanding organizations and leaders foster a culture of creativity and innovation. The most talented and driven future […]

How to pick your fights

It is worth reflecting that club life often crackles with tension and can be soaked with thinly disguised anger emanating from members harbouring a favoured conspiracy theory, or a strongly held belief of widespread incompetence. Former CMAE President David Roy CCM, Secretary Manager at Crail Golfing Society, examines the art of picking your fights. Despite […]

The Reflective Experience – researching ‘Rude’

If you’re in hospitality, if you’re in the people business, you’ve encountered ‘Rude’. Every day. You’ve seen Rude, felt Rude, absorbed Rude and become fluent in Rude. Gregg Patterson, Founder and President of ‘Tribal Magic!!!’ examines how to prepare for it and how to purge it. Every Day – ‘Rude’ The Rude irritate and annoy […]