Alex Kosseff's AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership: Trip Planning * Group PDF

By Alex Kosseff

ISBN-10: 193402841X

ISBN-13: 9781934028414

accomplished, READABLE, AND filled with sensible suggestion, AMC consultant to open air management, second variation, is a must-read for an individual dedicated to changing into an efficient open air chief, advisor, or educator, together with camp, scouting, and outdoors membership leaders.

This thoroughly revised and up-to-date consultant from the Appalachian Mountain membership information the severe abilities and ideas each expert or volunteer open air chief must recognize. via easy-to-remember management types, case reports, and his personal vast management adventure, writer Alex Kosseff explores such issues as potent decision-making, workforce dynamics and conversation, self-awareness and assessment, backcountry ethics, and extra. additionally integrated are a brand new bankruptcy on suggestions for top and motivating early life and elevated insurance of probability and trouble management.

■ obtainable suggestions for brand spanking new and skilled leaders
■ complete assurance of management concepts
■ Case stories, recommendation, and anecdotes from specialists on journey making plans, determination making, management types, educating, and communication
■ crucial interpreting lists for additional study

ALEX KOSSEFF is director of the open air security Institute, the place he advises outside schooling and game businesses on hazard administration, employees education, and volunteer-based courses. He has two decades of outside management adventure, having labored as an Outward certain leader teacher and employees coach, backpacking and canoeing journey chief, environmental educator, and barren region drugs teacher. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.


“A thorough, field-tested exam of what makes the easiest outside leaders . . . and the way one among them might be you.”—Robert Birkby, writer of the Boy Scout guide, Mountain insanity, and flippantly at the Land

"An impressive source for either leaders and fans . . . Vignettes from a wide selection of outside journeys successfully illustrate Kosseff's points."—Trail & Timberline, Colorado Mountain membership magazine

"An very good source for leaders new and outdated. . . . this can be a well-written, relaxing management source that might be useful to a person chargeable for prime journeys . . ."—Dan Garvey, President, Prescott collage (1st variation review)

"Whether you're an aspiring or skilled outside chief, this paintings could be on your library--where you could achieve it."—Jed Williamson, Editor of injuries in North American mountain climbing (1st version review)

". . . tackles a fancy subject in a transparent & attractive demeanour. tales of genuine management occasions aid enhance critical-thinking abilities . . . ."—Ian Wade, govt Director, Outward certain overseas, Inc (1st variation review)

1 Foundations
2 Getting Started
3 Awareness
4 choice Making
5 management Styles
6 instructing and Facilitation
7 box Safety
8 Crisis
9 major Youth
10 Participants
11 day trip Behavior
12 crew habit and Development
13 Communication
14 journey Planning
15 Organizational hazard Management
16 Environmental Stewardship
17 make sure you Have Fun
Appendix: extra Reading

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