The latest Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) Management Development Programme Part 1 course took place in Newport at the Celtic Manor Hotel on 11-15 March.
The latest Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) Management Development Programme Part 1 course took place in Newport at the Celtic Manor Resort on 11-15 March.
The course was attended by 26 delegates from the club industry from Wales, England, Ireland, Italy, Australia and South Africa all from a variety of backgrounds from General Managers to Trainee Managers, Catering Managers and PGA Professionals.
Pictured – the delegates outside
the Coldra Court Hotel at Celtic Manor Resort
The delegates benefitted from education sessions focused on club operations delivered by top-rated club industry presenters including Darshan Singh on Managing Change, Steven Brown on Food & Beverage, Jamie White on Club Legislation, Steuart Fotheringham on HR and Health & Safety, Bill Sanderson on Marketing in Clubs, Kevin Fish CCM on Club Governance, Duncan Ritchie on Finance and James Newman on Facilities Maintenance.
Graeme Pryde, Secretary of Royal Porthcawl Golf Club and a delegate on the course said “Anyone thinking about a career in club management or are already in role, the MDP programme is the ideal self-development pathway to build your skill set, build a network of likeminded people, test your knowledge and build your credibility. It can also open doors to career opportunities not just in the UK and Ireland but Globally”.
Andrew Minty, Director of Golf at Langland Bay Golf Club also said “Fantastic week. Exceeded my expectations. Great content, I have taken a lot of things home to implement. Met some amazing people. Looking forward to the next course already”.
MDP part 1 is the first of 5 Management Development Programmes that CMAE run, all designed to help Club Industry Supervisors and Managers become more informed, perform better at their jobs and help them progress on their career path in Club Management.