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Project Management Training

The training activity took place
in Zakopane, Poland
organised by Centrum Inicjatyw Naukowych i Kulturalnych PARNAS

Aims & objectives

Objectives of the training course are as follows:
1) Developing the competences of youth workers in international project management in the field of youth and in the framework of Erasmus+ Programme;
2) Developing competences on quality in international partnerships and youth participation in such partnerships;
3) Learning from already gained experience of successful youth projects on local and international level;
4) Building international partnerships and develop international youth projects in the frames of Erasmus+ Programme.

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

In project activity participated 8 countries: Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and Turkey.

Training methods used & main activities

Whole project was based on non-formal learning instruments including workshops, simulation exercises, team building exercises and name games, speeches and presentations, cultural presentations organized by the participants, open space for developing own follow-up activities, daily reflections and final evaluation. All activities were prepared within frames of non-formal methodology including Experiential Learning, Intercultural Learning, Holistic Approach, as well as Learning through Challenges.

Outcomes of the activity

Participants became more able to act by themselves with pack full of new knowledge, experience, skills and attitudes, what they have expressed in partial and final evaluations, which were the basement for Narrative Report prepared by me after the project. Training was also documented on websites of host-organisation: and

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

With Giorgi Kakulia, who was also trainer there, we prepared programme of activities that we divided between 2 of us. I was responsible for part dedicated to integration and team-building activities as well as parts related to Erasmus+ programme, projects preparation, implementation and other parts of the project cycle. Both of us were also responsible for project evaluation including questionarries, reports and sessions about Youthpass that let participants evaluate project as well as themselves.

I worked on this training for 9 days as a full time trainer.

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