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Capacity building training - project cycle management

The training activity took place
in Athens, Greece
organised by IFM-SEI and ELIX
11-16 June 2019
Reference person

Basak Van Hove

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Aims & objectives

• Give participants the tools to develop their core competences (knowledge, skills, attitudes)
• Foster the promotion of key European values that are transferable in their future education, employment and personal development
• Promote quality standards in youth work by increasing youth organisations’ and local authorities’ expertise in quality non-formal education, the human rights approach, and project and financial management

Target group & international/intercultural composition of the group & team

Participants: two participants (one member or organisational leadership and one public office holder) from each participating country - Cameroon, Ghana, Peru, Paraguay, Philippines, Indonesia.

Team: two trainers from IFM-SEI and two trainers from ELIX.

Training methods used & main activities

• Ice breakers
• Team building
• Group charter
• Small group work
• Simulation activity
• Discussion
• World cafe
• Case studies
• Theatre
• Open Space Technology
• Elevator pitches
• Daily reflection groups
• Evaluation and feedback

Outcomes of the activity

Outcomes in relation to Key Performance Indicators:
• 6 localised action plans created between local authorities and youth organisations
• 85% participant satisfaction rate
• 70% of participants report increased competences in project and financial management
• Updated situation and good practices report on peace and conflict situation in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I had oversight of the programme planning and delivery, supporting the project manager who was leading on the logistics and team coordination. I delivered my allocated parts of the programme and offered direction to other team members.

I worked on this training for 5 days as a full time trainer.

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