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ImproWise Your Enterprise

The training activity took place
in Ajdovščina, Slovenia
organised by Društvo CPM
10-17 May 2017
Reference person

Špela Gorjan

(Trainer)
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Aims & objectives

The aim of the project is to train youth workers to apply improvisational theatre as an innovative tool to increase the chances of youth entrepreneurship.

To achieve the aim of the project we set the following objectives
- to develop soft skills of youth workers through improvisational theatre
- to increase the capacity of youth workers by enriching their working methods with improvisational theatre
- to improve the sense of initiative and entrepreneurship of youth workers;
- to provide an opportunity for sharing best practices focusing on using non-formal educational methods in the field of youth work to foster youth entrepreneurship
- to use Youthpass as a tool for self-assessment, evaluation as well as recognition of non-formal learning.

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

2 Trainers, 1 Facilitator, 1 Support Staff.

24 participants from Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain

Training methods used & main activities

- Applied improvisation
- Improvisational theatre
- Body movement
- Short interactive presentations
- Business Model Canvas
- Icebreakers, games
- Group work
- Open space
- Facilitated discussions
- Reflection time
- Individual reflection time
- Group reflection and evaluation

Outcomes of the activity

Participants improved their social and communication skills through improvisational theatre: active listening, observation, the use of physical space and voice, sensing others, creating and maintaining connection in communication, practicing different communication styles. They explored risk taking, senses of initiative and entrepreneurship, problem solving and much more essential skills for the entrepreneurial journey.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

Co-creation of the event, I was one of the Trainers.

I worked on this training for 8 days as a full time trainer.

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