miercuri, 1 august 2018

We launched the European Fellowship on Project Management - EFPM

We are getting started now with the European Fellowship on Project Management - EFPM. The programme will last between August and December 2018 and will be organized in the frame of the KA2 Erasmus+ project ”EuroIMPACT Plus”.

About the Fellowship
European Fellowship on Project Management is a complex programme initiated by GEYC under the framework of EuroIMPACT Plus KA2 Strategic Partnership, aiming to develop the project management skills of young people.

EuroIMPACT Plus project focuses on promoting high-quality youth work and aims to provide youth workers all the necessary knowledge for the non-profit sector. #EuroIMPACTplus aims to create innovative resources for youth work and equip youth workers with the necessary skills to manage a project in the most efficient way.

Objectives
  • Empower young people with the skills needed to manage a project; 
  • Develop competences to design, plan, implement & evaluate a project; 
  • Increase digital communication skills of young people; 
  • Develop the leadership skills needed in order to manage a project; 
  • Exchange best practices between young people in the field of project management.

Phases:
  1. E-learning stage (August 2018 - Project management essentials and Project management in the Erasmus + programme); You can also join the e-learning course by clicking here. Free of charge!
  2. A Training Course in Bansko, Bulgaria, [EU-189] EuroIMPACT Plus: Training on Project Management, 12.09.2018-18.09.2018. The objectives of the training are: - To empower youth workers and volunteers to fully exploit all the potentials of project management methodology in youth projects, - to give the possibility to partners and other stakeholders to count on volunteers/youth workers able to manage efficiently a project, - to establish an innovative project management methodology suited to the specific needs of organizations working for youth, - to compose a set of learning materials as open educational resources (OER), - to strengthen formal and non-formal learning for young people across Europe, to provide tools and methods on how to measure and raise the IMPACT of projects.
  3. Volunteering as part of the organizing team of European Digital Youth Summit - EDYS2018, Brasov, 12-14 December 2018 (12-13 December - preparation days). Started in 2014, EDYS aims to become a reference event at European level in the field of digital behaviour of young people, held under the high patronage of the European Parliament.
  4. Possibility of participation in one mobility project (one per participant) for which they are eligible during these 5 months, without having to cover a co-funding.



Our Fellows
Are young and ambitious professionals based in Romania that have been already active in the youth and student organisations and they decided to take the next step in their development.



Silvia IACOB



Withdrawn from the programme


Background
GEYC has a broad experience in the field of fellowships. In 2015, we have launched the call for the selection of three European Fellows in Human Rights, in the frame of No Hate Speech Movement, for a three phase chain-project (7 days Training Course on Human Rights in Bulgaria - Implementation of activities in Romania – Dissemination of the results in Georgia) that lasted from August until December of 2015.  After a great impact of the first edition, we have decided to organize a second one in 2016, which gave more young people the opportunity to get involved in this initiative.

After the successful impact of the European Fellowship on Human Rights programme initiated by GEYC in 2015, we have decided to focus our attention on Social Entrepreneurship and to launch a similar programme in this area. The main objective was to give participants the tools to have a positive impact in economic growth.

The most complex fellowship that we have intiated so far is the European Fellowship on Youth Leadership (EFYL), a programme of youth leadership having the duration of one year initiated under the aegis of PRISMA European Network in the frame of EECT project. The participants had a mix learning experience: training, job shadowing, practice, inspiration and peer-to-peer training.

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