Workshop për Lidershipin dhe Sipërmarrjen Rinore, Finlandë
International Workshop on Youth Leadership and Entrepreneurship
12-15 September 2014, Kiljavanrante Centre, Finland
The international workshop envisions to strengthen the entrepreneurial and leadership skills among promising young leaders and young entrepreneurs.
The major objectives of this event are as follows:
Nurture and solidify the entrepreneurial (particularly the entrepreneurial mind-set) and leadership skills among youth participants.
Enhance the knowledge exchange and further cooperation among participating youth.
Promote the multicutural awareness and collaborative networking among youth participants.
At the end of the workshop youth participants will have:
Improved their entrepreneurial mindset and leadership capabilities
Developed and presented a pragmatic and individual action plan
Substantially enhanced their personal network of international contacts
We are looking for 50 talented international youth with the following profile:
Highly motivated to improve their entrepreneurial attitude and mind-set
Highly motivated to improve their leadership skills
Highly motivated to network, share and learn from the leadership/entrepreneurial experiences of other international talented youth participants
Aged between 18-23 years (some exemptions may apply on a case by case basis).
Speak and understands English language
We also would like to emphasize that the international workshop is NOT suitable to participants who expect a full workshop concentration on their business idea. Tough the workshop will touch upon the participant's business idea and provide relevant feedback, it will also provide room for other relevant aspects of the entrepreneurial/leadership development such as: mind-set development, best practices exchange, participants networking and multicultural engagement.
The secretariat will grant 10 scholarhips to support the participation of talented youth from any nationality.
3 scholarships to the winners of the Global Inspirational Voices contest 2014
4 scholarships among those applicants who - as part of their application- submit a video to the Global Inspirational Voices contest 2014
3 scholarships to those applicants who apply without video submission to the Global Inspirational Voices contest 2014
The Scholarship covers the following benefits:
A contribution towards the air ticket to Finland and back*.
Meals: Dinner on Friday evening; breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday; fast breakfast on Monday morning.
Accommodation in double bed rooms, since participant's arrival on Friday evening till Monday morning (3 nights)
Pick-up service from airport to workshop venue and back
Exemption from workshop fees
Certificate of High Achievement
Note nonetheless that all sholarship-granted participants contribute with a non-reimbursable symbollic contribution of 95 euros per participant.
*Up to 300 euros for European based participants
*Up to 1000 euros for participants based in countries other than Europe
*Round-trip expenses will be reimbursed after the workshop against the submission of the originals of purchased air-tickets.
***Other expenses that may arise and which are not mentioned in the benefits of the scholarship, are to be afforded by the participant.
Check the section 'Register' to see how to apply for a scholarship.
At the moment our secretariat is working to increase the number of available scholarships, check regularly this site for updates.