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This is a reference for Barnabás Gulyás

Project management for beginners in youth work

The training activity took place
in Stara Lesna (High Tatras) Slovakia
organised by A.D.E.L. Association for Development, Education and Labour
22-28. August 2015
Reference person

Armin Cerkez

( co-trainer)
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Aims & objectives

The overall aim was to get youth workers acquinted with different methods, techniques related to project management. The content was designed with a special focus for beginners, thus we have started to realize the basics of projectmanagement then we went through all the phases of project management. It was also an aim to help them to realize how they can think in project-based way when planning projects. Since most of participants were also interested about project-writing skills the training offered different small workshops about that to.

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

Begginners in youth work and in project management. The group were really diverse, and the level of experience was also really different. There were 17 countries (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine) and 33 participants in total.

Training methods used & main activities

Of course non-formal education was used dufing the entire training. Different small sized group works, brainstorming, field trip to figure out the needs of community to set up goals, fashion show of the project manager to collect all needed competences etc.

Outcomes of the activity

At the end of the training course there were five differnet project ideas which participants had chance to detail. They have planned these project ideas in order to submit them to the next deadline of Erasmus+.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was the leader trainer in this training course, together with two collegues: Lenka Curillová from Slovakia and Armin Cerkez from BiH. I worked as a full time trainer.

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

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