FTMI Application 2020

Launched in 2013, by Jacobsen, the Future Turf Managers Initiative provides opportunities for deputy and assistant greenkeepers to develop the skills required to become a successful manager in an ever changing industry.

Applications are now open for the Future Turf Managers Initiative 2020, taking place from Tuesday 10th - Thursday 12th March 2020 at Ransomes Jacobsen Ipswich.

It should be noted that:
  • To be eligible for the Future Turf Managers Initiative 2020 you will have at least 3 years experiance working full time as a greenkeeper.
  • You will require a Nominator - someone to support your application. This could be your manager, supervisor, regional chairman, club manager or a trade representative.
  • International GCSAI members may apply, however they will have to meet any travel costs associated when attending.
For your chance to be one of the candidates selected for the Future Turf Managers Initiative 2020 follow the steps outlined below.
  1. Complete and submit this application form (it should take approximately 15-20 minutes). Pay close attention to the word count allowance for each answear, this will be considered as part of the judging criteria.
  2. Your nominator will then be sent an email with a web link to complete the nomination form. Please ensure the email address you provide is correct.
  3. Your application will be complete when both your application form and the nomination form have been recieved.
The deadline for your application to be completed is the 18th October 2019.

Your application will be reviewed by a panel from Jacobsen and GCSAI and you will be informed by mid December 2019, if you have been successful.

Good Luck!





 

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* 1.  Applicant Name

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* 2. GCSAI Membership Number

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* 3. GCSAI Region

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* 4. Contact Details

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* 5. Employer Details

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* 6. How many years have you been working as a full time greenkeeper?

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* 7. What is your highest level of Qualification?

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* 8. Are you on the GCSAI CPD Programme?

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* 9. Do you attend any of the following GCSAI events? (tick as many as relevant)

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* 10. Consider your goals for the next five years and how you are going to achieve them.

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* 11. Please write a statement outlining a career high and what you learnt from it (max 100 words)

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* 12. Please write a statement outlining a career low and what you learnt from it OR a situation where you have overcome adversity (max 100 words)

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* 13. Please provide an example of an idea that you have discussed with your Course Manager/Supervisor to improve the golf course or the greenkeeping team (max 100 words)

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* 14. When been interviewed for your next position, what three things would you focus on when promoting yourself?

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* 15. As a Course Manager, how do you see your role contributing to the business? (max 100 words)

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* 16. What three skills do you think are the most important for a Course Manager (excluding agronomy related knowledge) and why?

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* 17. Describe the Key attributes of a successful turf manager (max 75 words)

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* 18. If selected, what three attributes will you bring to the FTMI Class of 2020?

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* 19. Are you available to attend the Future Turf Managers Initiative from the 10th - 12th March 2020?

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* 20. If you are selected you will be provided with a delegate jacket. Please select your jacket size.

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* 21. To complete your application, you must provide details of a nominator. This can be your supervisor, manager, club manager, GCSAI Regional Chairman or a sales representative. Once your application has been recieved an email will be sent to your nominator to validate it.

Please complete all fields and double check that your nominator's email address is correct.

Details of person nominating you?

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* 22. GDPR Statement - Data collected from this form will be used for the purpose of processing your application. Your details will be stored securely and will not be passed to any unauthorised third party. By submitting this form, you are agreeing for your details to be passed on to the scholarship sponsor, Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd. Should you be selected for the scholarship, your name, image and golf club will be published online, in Greenside magazine and may be used for promotional purposes.

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