This is a reference for Barbara Foldi

Start Up Your Career

The training activity took place
in Kosice, Slovakia
organised by Active YOUTH Slovakia
30.04 - 05.04 2015

Aims & objectives

The aim of this training course is to empower
participants and support them with starting
their business in order to fight
against youth unemployment.
By developing the business ideas and
team work we want to achieve that
each participant works onbusiness
plan which will be presented to start
up organizations. At the same time, we
want to introduce new techniques and
methods needed for successful start
up by non-formal education.

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

The team was built up by 4 person. 1 Hungarian and 3 Slovakian.
Particpants were coming from 11 different countries. (Bulgaria,
Croatia, Estonia, France, Hungary,
Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain,
United Kingdom and Ukraine)

Training methods used & main activities

During the training we used only non-formal educational methods.
Mainly we used experimental learning - what means learning by doing. It was built up with many workshops, plenary talks, open space, role play and many other interactive method.

Outcomes of the activity

During the training course 7 new idas came out and born among participants and they were working on these ideas in small international groups.
All ideas have been announced and pitched front of an international jury.
Most of the ideas are realistic and ready to start. Also there were other 2 already exisitn enterprises in the group with what they have worked further and gathered new inspirations.

Your tasks and responsibilities within the team

I was the head trainer of the training yourself. I was responsible of the content odóf the training.

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

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