1st NGEurope Training Course

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1st NGEurope Training Seminar

 

Schedule

Day 1

16.00 - 20.30

  • Get-together meeting
  • Visit an NGO (based on each partner’s choice)

Day 2

9.00 - 17.00

Module 1: From traditional to social entrepreneurship Module 2: The basics of social NGO’s

Module 3: The basics of green NGO’s

Module 4: When social and green come together

Day 3

9.00 - 17.00

Module 5: Tools for creating NGOs  Module 6: Managing and supporting NGOs

Day 4

9.00 - 17.00

Module 7: Balance your personality: skills vs. fears Module 8: Workshop on skills development Module 9: The importance of networking

Day 5

9.00-12.00

  • Lessons learned
  • Assessment and Feedback

 

Learning Objectives and Main Focus

 

Day 1 - Welcome

Get-together meeting

Trainer

Partner hosting the seminar

Day 1 learning objectives

Trainees will introduce themselves and exchange experiences. Visiting a NGO will stimulate their curiosity and promote learning.

Main focus

  • Smooth induction of the trainees into the training experience

Day 2

Understanding the basics of social and green NGOs

Trainers

AUEB – BL – LNT

Day 2 learning objectives

Trainees will acquire a common understanding of NGOs and the social and green challenges they are facing. Interactive learning will explore issues about “who, why and how”. Striking examples of social and green NGOs will allow trainees to understand the basics of the social and green ecosystem, like social economy and social entrepreneurship, green and social aspects, impact and shared value.

Main focus

  • Explain: NGOs, third sector, traditional vs. social entrepreneurship, innovation, value creation, competitive advantage, impact, sustainability, scalability and shared value
  • Comment on examples of social and green enterprises

Day 3

Best tips and tricks for creating, managing and supporting social and green NGOs

Trainers

AUEB - BL - LNT

Day 3 learning objectives

Entrepreneurship is both a way of thinking and of doing. It deals with “creating something from nothing”. The trainees will cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset and focus on tips and tricks for creating, managing and supporting social and green NGOs.

Main focus

  • Tools for idea evaluation and new venture creation (business model canvas, etc.)
  • Tools and key issues for managing social and green NGOs

Day 4

Get ready for creating, managing and supporting social and green NGOs

Trainers

AUEB - BL - LNT

Day 4 learning objectives

The trainees will become aware of personality traits and the role they play in blocking or enabling social and green entrepreneurship. A workshop will allow trainees to interact with role models, namely how successful social and green entrepreneurs really think and act.

Main focus

  • Focus on entrepreneurial personality traits
  • Interaction with role models

Day 5

Assessment and Feedback

Trainer

Partner hosting the seminar

Day 5 learning objectives

Trainees will review the objectives, highlight how they have been met and emphasize the lessons learned.

Main focus

  • Interaction with an NGO (optional)
  • Wrap-up of the training experience

 

Organize: 
Municipality of Lousada and Associação BioLiving
Date: 
07/06/2018 to 07/10/2018
Site: 
Lousada (Portugal)

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Lousada
BioLiving
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Play Solutions
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Athens University

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