Training Kumanovo (9th, 10th and 12th of October) and Training Strumica (18th, 19th and 20th of October)
Through three-day trainings located at the Euro College in Kumanovo and the Training Center at the Goce Delcev University in Strumica, the young Roma had the opportunity to get acquainted with the concept of social entrepreneurship and with the help of appropriate trainers to gain knowledge in this field. The event started with a presentation for the project, and after the participants heard the first part of the lecture, they were presented with the opportunity to apply for the upcoming competition for the best business idea in the sector of social entrepreneurship. The participants had the opportunity to develop their own business plan through the example of the Canvas business model, as well as practical exercises that help them master the methodology. According to the program, these topics were elaborated on the first day, in order for the participants to understand and get into the structure of project management, on the second day.
That is to say that the trainers had a task to present the “smart” goals and unconventional entrepreneurial “out of the box” thinking, through lectures and exercises, in order for the participants to acquire a new kind of skills and entrepreneurial competencies. The third day was dedicated to IT (computer) skills, which include the study of smart tools through Word, Excel and Power Point manuals. At the end of the training, the last topic that was discussed was about communication skills and their benefits. Each participant was evaluated and awarded with a certificate for participation in training for building competences for social entrepreneurship.