GIORGI AGIRBAIA

About:

Passionate Youth Worker, project manager and certified trainer/mentor & proactive lifestyle designer. Actively involved in youth development programs since 2010. Conducting international training's on diverse topics, which covered already 7 EU & EaP countries since 2013.
Believing in Youth Power, as a gift for present actions for better tomorrow!
What more, Young European Ambassador from Georgia, Passionate about Entrepreneurship & NFE. AS we say: No matter who you are, Just Be Proactive.

GIORGI AGIRBAIA has 5 references for past work as a trainer.

GIORGI AGIRBAIA

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  • Maria Kousoula
    Maria Kousoula

Current occupation

Youth Worker and Freelance Trainer/Facilitator

Work experience

Head Organizer & Trainer / facilitator of various Youth led program’s implemented in cooperation of local and international partner organizations, authorities and EU institutions in Georgia and abroad.
20/01/2016 – Present: Founder & Head of NGO „ProActive Group Georgia”
21/11/2017 – Present: “Young European Ambassador“ – From Georgia, within EU Neighbours east program;
01/09/2018 – Present: Senior Specialist at Business and Law Insitute based at Georgian Technical University.
25/05/2019-25/10/2020 - Regional Entrepreneurship Trainer & Mentor at: “Become a Young Entrepreneur” program conducted in 9 municipality of Georgia, financially supported by USAID/Georgia and organized by Association Rural Develepont for Future Georgia.
01/06/2017 – 01/08/2018: Senior Specialist at the Youth Department of the Faculty of Business Technology at GTU.
08/01-08/03/2018 Dean Assistant – at Sulkhan Saba Orbeliani University, Faculty of Business and Toursism.
12/12/2015-15/03/2016 IT Projects Manager (Pilot program) at „GeoLAB”, based at Georgian-American University (GAU).
04/01/2015-06/01/2015 – Ministy of Youth and Sport Affairs, Youth Affairs Deparment, Civil service internship program.
2013-2016 - Project Manager at NGO “Youth Association DRONI” (Different local and international projects coordinator, initiator and participant).

3-10/11/2019- Trainer & Mentor at: “Become a Young Entrepreneur” – Bootcamp, financially supported by USAID/Georgia and organized by Association Rural Develepont for Future Georgia.
13-22/10/2019 - Project Manager of Erasmus+ YE: Theater as a Cultural Heritage, held in Bakuriani, Georgia, financially supported by Latvian NA.

9-12/06/2019 – Head Organizer and Facilitator of “EaP 10th Anniversary – Youth Perspective”, held in Tbilisi, Georgia, which brought together 36 young experts, practitioners, CSO’s representatives and students from 9 EU & EaP countries;
06-13/02/2019 – Project Manager & Co-Trainer: Erasmus+ TC “Erasmus+ Mastery”, Financed by German NA, held in Tbilisi, Georgia.
03-10/10/2018 – Project Manager & Co- Trainer: Erasmus+ TC “Master Erasmus+ YiA”, Financed by Polish NA, held in Bakuriani, Georgia.
30/05-07/06/2018 – Facilitator (Turkey) : Erasmus+ YE “Be Healthy to Be Happy” – Financed by Turkish NA, held in Antalya, Turkey.
21-31/07/2017 – Camp Leader / Facilitator: Lions International Summer Camp: “Discover Georgia”, Atskuri, Georgia.
8-16/01/2017 – Trainer (Germany) : Erasmus+ Training course : „Practice in Reality – PM Laboratory!” , financed by German National Agency, implemented in Wiesbaden, Germany.
5-12/11/2016 – Trainer (Sweden): Erasmus+ „Learn, Do, Stay Inspired!” – Financed by Swedish NA within Erasmus+ program, implemented in Gothenburg, Sweden.
5-12/07/2016 – Facilitator (Bulgaria) : International Youth Exchange “Youth & Career Opportunities “, financed by Bulgarian NA, implemented in Pazardjik, Bulgaria.
21-28/11/2015 – Trainer ( UK ) : Erasmus+ TC “ACE – Active Citizenship through My Eye’s” - Financed by British Council and Ecorys, implemented at Birmingham, UK.
14-22/11/2014 – International Project Coordinator within Erasmus+ TC „Future Leaders Laboratory”- Financed by Polish NA, implemented in Bakuriani, Georgia.
11-18/01/2014 – Trainer (Republic of Moldova) : Youth in Action Program TC “ EU citizenship: Understanding and acting creatively“ – Financed by European Commission, implemented at Chisinau, Moldova.
9-13/06/2016 – Head Organizer : International Young Leaders Summit 2016 “Youth Challenges & Youth Opportunities” participated youth leaders from 10 country and other governmental institutions.
28/03-28/05/2016 – Head Organizer : „I AM ProActive!“ – 2 month innovative project, which implemented with 5 major universities of Georgia, innovled more than 300 student, with the purpose to promote ProActive life style - as way of self-realization and huge positive impact on youth success road.
01-07/03/2014 – Project Assistant : International TC within Youth in Action Program :„Effective Transmission of History” , Financed by Polish NA, implemented at Bakuriani, Georgia.
20-22/12/2016 – Trainer (Georgia) : Training module : “Personal Development Way 1.0” , Tbilisi, Georgia.
25-27/ 28-30/ 09/2015 - Trainer: Training module : “Personal Growth and development”- at GTU & UNI GEO;
Delivered dozens of public lectures, workshops, keynote speaker and jury of various national and international forums, conferences, events.
01/07-01/08/2012 – Students Summer Job, Zugdidi Municipality.
2012-2014 – GTU Student’s self-government : head of various departments and organizer of dozens cultural-educational events.
2012 - 2016 : Council member of the Faculty of Business Technology.
05/05/2017-05/09/2019 –Lions International Tbilisi Branch “Campus Lions Club Tbilisi” membership chairperson.

Educational pathway

Formal Education: Bachelor of Business Engineering Faculty, specialty: Banking, financing and Insurance Affair. 2010-2014, GTU, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Strong business development professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) specialty in Innovative Project Management. - 2014-2016, Tbilisi, Georgia.
PhD student of Public Administration program at Georgian Technical University. 2018- (expected finish 2021)
Youth worker, Project Manager and Certified Trainer/mentor in Entrepreneurship (USAID/Georgia: Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program as a Regional Entrepreneurial Trainer;
British Council & Keele University: Train the Trainers: Higher Education Enterprise Program).
Non-formal Education: Participated in several "Training of Trainers" (TOT) supported by European Commission and Erasmus+ program.
Since 2013, actively participated in various high level short-term and long term capacity building trainings and projects about leadership, youth work, non-formal education, rural youth development and participation, entrepreneurship and project management, which enriched me with essential skills, knowledge and competences in Youth work, training and development areas.

Fields of training expertise

  • (expert) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (intermediate) Change Management
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (intermediate) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (intermediate) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (intermediate) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (intermediate) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (beginner) Drama & Theatre
  • (beginner) Education through Sports
  • (advanced) Environment & Ecology
  • (expert) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (advanced) Equal Opportunities
  • (advanced) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (expert) Event Management
  • (intermediate) Financial Management
  • (advanced) Fundraising
  • (intermediate) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (intermediate) Global Education
  • (advanced) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (intermediate) Human Rights
  • (advanced) Intercultural Learning
  • (advanced) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (expert) Leadership Development
  • (advanced) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (intermediate) New Information Technologies
  • (intermediate) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (beginner) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (beginner) Peace Education
  • (advanced) People Management & Cooperation
  • (expert) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (advanced) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (advanced) Public Speaking
  • (expert) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (intermediate) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (advanced) Social Media
  • (beginner) Storytelling & Humour
  • (expert) Time Management
  • (advanced) Training of Trainers
  • (advanced) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Youth Information Work
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Policy
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (advanced) European Solidarity Corps Volunteering
  • (intermediate) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (intermediate) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (advanced) European Institutions
  • (advanced) International Youth Structures
  • (advanced) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Children
  • (advanced) Intercultural Teams
  • (advanced) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (intermediate) Minorities
  • (beginner) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (beginner) Young People in/from Conflict Areas

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (intermediate) Asia
  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Global Cooperation

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Georgian
  • (beginner) Polish
  • (good) Russian

Trainer references

  • Learn, Do, Stay Inspired!

    Validated (2020-06-03)
    The training activity took place
    in Gothenburg, Sweden
    organised by Tidsnätverket i Bergsjön
    05-12/11/2016
    Reference person

    Maria Kousoula

    (Co-trainer)
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  • ACE- Active Citizenship through my Eye’s

    Validated (2020-06-15)
    The training activity took place
    in Birmingham, United Kingdom
    organised by Consilium Development and Training
    21-28/11/2015
    Reference person

    Lorraine Lockyer

    (Co-trainer)
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  • Master Erasmus+ YiA

    Validated (2020-06-16)
    The training activity took place
    in Bakuriani, Georgia
    organised by ProActive Group Georgia
    03-10/10/2018
    Reference person

    Łukasz Teofilak

    (Co-trainer)
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  • "Practice in Reality - Project Management Laboratory"

    Validated (2020-06-30)
    The training activity took place
    in Wiesbaden, Germany
    organised by Arco - Erlebnispädagogik e.V.
    08-16/01/2017
    Reference person

    Robin Riedel

    (Trainer)
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  • Erasmus+ Mastery

    Awaiting validation (requested 2020-06-29)
    The training activity took place
    in Tbilisi, Georgia
    organised by ProActive Group Georgia
    06-13/02/2019

This profile was last modified on 2020-06-29

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