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Young Entrepreneurs in Creativity
Start date: Mar 1, 2016, End date: Jul 31, 2016 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Project "Young Entrepreneurs in Creativity" is a 7 day training course for youth workers and youth leaders. The main aim of the project is to address promotion of innovative social enterprises in a way of training youth workers to promote entrepreneurial attitude and creativity and be ready to give the youth tools for using entrepreneurship in creating their own work places. During the training people who work directly with young people (who are either current of future job-seekers) will learn how to to introduce the idea of entrepreneurship to young people, how to motivate them to be pro-active and how to support them during the process of applying entrepreneurial approach into career development. The project is organized and executed in Torres Vedras, Portugal including 31 participants from 7 different European countries (Portugal, Estonia, Poland, Turkey, Italy, Spain & Denmark). During the training course participants will become familiar with unemployment issues in different countries, concept of entrepreneurial attitude, social responsibility of companies and other important points that are connected with youth unemployment and entrepreneurship. The projects seeks to make impact on a bigger level and start empowering and motivating young people all-over Europe to become master's of own faith and also potential socially responsible employers for peers. Objectives of the training course are:- To raise the awareness of entrepreneurship as a career option by training youth workers to pass the knowledge & skills to young people from their communities;- To raise the role of creativity that drives innovation in entrepreneurship by presenting example from the business world;- To introduce tools to youth workers for promoting entrepreneurial attitude among youngsters;- To raise motivation of youth workers to promote entrepreneurial attitude among youth to get involved in entrepreneurship;- To explain and promote socially responsible entrepreneurship amongst youth workers;- To get an overview of entrepreneurship opportunities in different European countries;- To introduce Erasmus+ Programme to youth workers as a possible tool for developing entrepreneurial attitude and skills amongst young people (transnational youth initiatives, youth exchanges).
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