The Director of Rugby course has been developed by England Rugby in partnership with industry specialists in the field of leadership and management to develop and support a generation of dynamic and inspirational leaders for the game. It is aimed at those leading and managing rugby programmes in clubs, schools, colleges or universities around the male and female game.
The course will develop leadership and management themes, but set them firmly in an applied rugby context.
Places are limited and bookings will close on 17th May 2019 – please apply online through our Online Course Booking System.
Please see the flyer below for further details which includes a direct URL.
The course will be delivered over four days, taking in four modules. Modules will be delivered in two sets of consecutive days, with residential accommodation provided within the cost.
Over dinner at each overnight stay, there will be chance to listen to and question an experienced Director of Rugby to develop further your learning.
It is envisaged that each cohort will become an ongoing Community of Learning, sharing practice and experience for years to come and the RFU intends to help facilitate this.
The below details topics that will be covered:
- The DOR Role
- What is Success; Vision, Mission, Values
- Stakeholder Mapping and Engagement
- Change Management
- Leadership Models & Style
- Conflict Management and Influencing
- Managing Performance & Developing People
- Players, Coaches & Support staff
- Succession Planning – Captains, Leaders