This is a reference for Angelos Parmatzias

Person of the Year: The Entrepreneur!

The training activity took place
in Nicosia Cyprus
organised by Citizens In Power
27/04/2015 -03/05/2015

Aims & objectives

Young leaders from our organizations recognized the need of practical education on entrepreneurship and prepared project called “Person of the year: THE ENTREPRENEUR!” that will be hosted in Nicosia, Cyprus by Citizens in Power from in cooperation with partner organizations from Spain, Romania, Latvia, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Poland, Estonia, Hungary that will be represented by 2 participants each.

The objectives:

-To develop creative and entrepreneurial spirit of young people.

-To promote practical methods in approaching entrepreneurship education.

– To empower job seekers to become self employed.

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

The target group consisted of 24 youth workers and leaders coming from 10 countries: Cyprus, Spain, Romania, Latvia, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Poland, Estonia, Hungary.

The team of trainers:
Angelos Parmatzias-Cyprus
Maria Drakou-Cyprus

Michalis Georgiou

Training methods used & main activities

The training course was based on the principles of non-formal learning and it included the following methods: discussions, debates, simulation games, ice-breaking games, observation, peer learning, individual and group work, reflection and many other tools and methods.

Outcomes of the activity

During the activity the youth workers could improve their skills and knowledge on entrepreneurial education, interview, observation, pitch speech,communication, networking skills, branding, opportunity screening and other competences. Each participant worked on the action plan after the project. We expect a lot of initiatives and projects that will be implemented on the local or international level by the participants and partners of the project.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was responsible for designing and implementing the project.

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

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