Becoming a Social Entrepreneur

29th of March – 7th of April 2020

Mažeikiai, Lithuania

Youth Exchange

 

 

Project Summary

By observing the examples of the Western world where social business has been successful for decades, we realized that we have every opportunity to educate young people, share information about the principles and benefits of social business.
The aim of the project is to promote youth entrepreneurship, focusing on the social business model, providing young people with important entrepreneurial foundations and strengthening motivation for self-realization.

Tasks:
 to teach young people to understand the social business model by developing their understanding of social business creation and business itself;
 To teach entrepreneurship: to provide knowledge on business management by sharing the experience of established entrepreneurs;
 To train to be an entrepreneur: to provide knowledge, and to know, motivate and encourage the idea of starting a social business;

 

Planned activities:
 Familiarity with the concept of social entrepreneurship.
 Discussions with entrepreneurs explaining the prerequisites for a successful business and the characteristics that a successful entrepreneur needs.
 Tasks and role-playing in identifying social problems and how they can be addressed through a social business model.

 

More Information

  • Eligible to participate in this project are only Cypriots and/or Cypriot residents.
  • 6 Participants 18-25 years old + 1 Team leader 18+ years old
  • Food and accommodation are fully covered from the project and the traveling cost up to 360 euro
  • If you are interested to participate you can fill up the  Application Form