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Entrepreneurship Challenge
Start date: Jul 1, 2016, End date: Feb 28, 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

"Entrepreneurship Challenge" proposes a creative approach to give 29 young people, youth workers, trainers etc from Programme countries in 1-9 December 2016 in Ankara, Turkey by affording them a good start in life and also set them on a positive trajectory to impact on others. During 7 full days team of 2 trainers and 1 facilitator will foster entrepreneurial dynamics among young people, leaders, trainers, youth workers, project multipliers etc from varied socio-cultural backgrounds aligns with European Union priority of creating employment for young people with fewer advantages and encouraging economic mobility within EU and neighbouring EU countries. Hence, there is an visible need for to empower and create sustainable employment and economy for these group of marginalized young people. The project provides a way forward with regard to one of the promising strategies for the social emancipation, empowerment and inclusion of young people with economic and social challenges.The project will expose these group to entrepreneurial and business opportunities; such as social entrepreneurship, internet based entrepreneurship, setting up self employed businesses, buying and selling opportunities. The coaching and support to each ideas will be offered to the start up ideas developed during the training course. The project will showcase the importance of developing ideas to business opportunities through the encouragement of entrepreneurial activities among youth workers, trainers etc with fewer opportunities, making them independent, build their self confidence and esteem, take them of welfare packages and invariably contribute to the economy of their respective countries on the long run.The project aims to provide transferable entrepreneurial skills for participants and ensure local businesses have access to these skills and talents. Project objectives would be to ensure that participants receive guidance and support to take full advantage of education, training and employment opportunities, to deliver employer-led skills programmes thereby preventing and reducing youth unemployment, to deliver integrated approach to youths employment and skills in line with EU's growth strategy on employment, innovation, education and social inclusion. The objectives is to have several business ideas for participants to develop after the training. The training team will encourage to share the knowledge, skills and motivation with their peers back at home.

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