EU4Youth

Strengthening cross-sectoral cooperation for youth entrepreneurship education in the South Caucasus

Project background

In light of the EU’s strategic directives and recent political developments in neighbouring countries, it is critical to invest in youth. This priority is emphasised by the EU Council’s Conclusions on Youth in External Action, which advocates for the creation of stronger, more legitimate, peaceful, and democratic societies. Yet, in our focal region—the South Caucasus—numerous young individuals face substantial barriers. These include limited job opportunities, which contribute to reduced involvement in political and social activities, increased emigration of skilled individuals, and uncertain prospects for entrepreneurial initiatives.

The partnership addresses these challenges by highlighting the essential role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the economy, the need for enhanced entrepreneurship education, and the importance of aligning educational outcomes with labour market demands.

The project aims to boost youth employment and develop entrepreneurial skills, knowledge, and attitudes through a comprehensive entrepreneurship education program. This program includes mentorship and practical experiences such as boot camps and internships and specifically targets NEETs while promoting entrepreneurial initiatives.

 

The underlying assumption is that equipping young people with the necessary skills and motivation will reduce youth unemployment and empower them to participate more actively in their societies and economies.



Download our handbook

We are excited to offer our students a comprehensive handbook that compiles all of the valuable information they need from our courses. This handbook serves as a useful resource for students who want to review key concepts, reinforce their learning, or refresh their knowledge. Best of all, it’s completely free to download and use. We hope this handbook will continue to support our students’ success long after they have completed our courses.

Upcoming Events

26th of June, 2024

Bootcamp

8:00-18:00

Kutaisi, Georgia

28th of June, 2024

Bootcamp

8:00-18:00

Batumi, Georgia

30th of June, 2024

Bootcamp

8:00-18:00

Tbilisi, Georgia

1st of July, 2024

Bootcamp

8:00-18:00

Baku, Azerbaijan

2nd of July, 2024

Bootcamp

8:00-18:00

Sumgait, Azerbaijan

3rd of July, 2024

Bootcamp

8:00-18:00

Bilgah, Azerbaijan

Event that We had

21st of May, 2024

Bootcamp

8:00-18:00

Gavar, Armenia

20th of May, 2024

Bootcamp

8:00-18:00

Dilijan, Armenia

6th of Feburary, 2024

Kick-off meeting

8:00-18:00

Tbilisi, Georgia

19th of May, 2024

Bootcamp

8:00-18:00

Yerevan, Armenia

Modules

Entrepreneurial thinking
Becoming a Startupper
Entrepreneurship skills
Combining soft skills
Ideas and opportunities
Transforming ideas into opportunities
Business planning
Business Model Canvas
Become a leader
Leadership roles
Conflict management
Assertive communication
Negotiation
Communication techniques
Marketing communication
Marketing soft skills

Facilitators

Hayk Shahnazaryan
⁠⁠Arshak Ghazaryan
Artur Ghazaryan
Lasha Gorgoshidze
Lazare Karchkhadze
Mariam Kharazishvili
Vusal Karimli
Orkhan Aliyev
Meline Grigoryan
Tamás Ivan
Attila Sándor
Zoltán Ilko
Zsolt Nagy Budavári
Béla Vadkerti
Bence Hatvani

Partners