Start date: Jun 1, 2015,
End date: Nov 30, 2015
What is leadership and why do we need it? Leaders help themselves and others to do the right things. They set direction, build an inspiring vision, and create something new. But leadership means different things to different people around the world, and different things in different situations. The Training course ?Leader almighty? was held in Pi?czów, Poland between 16-23 August 2015 and brought together 24 participants from EU countries. It was an opportunity to understand what leadership is and what this word should mean to us. Moreover it was important in order to create a cadre of trained youth workers who developed appropriate skills to manage others. The main aim of this training was to equip the participants with competences in terms of leadership and entrepreneurship. Through the designed as such training course the learners developed practical skills of working with groups and handling group process, communication and negotiation, youth project management, coaching. Through the supporting learning process the course aimed to develop entrepreneurial leadership qualities of participants as important aspect to be brought on the job market. The project proposed to foster the active involvement of young people in society and inspiration to act as multipliers of the gained knowledge in their local communities. The project on leadership and pro-active civil society attitude was be based on tools and methods of non-formal education such as simulations, role-playing, open space discussions, brainstorming, ice-breakers and reflection groups. The used methods were not only helping participants to develop leadership competences but also to strengthen and widen their soft skills.
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