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Start Up Your Career in Multimedia
April 13 - April 24
Our goal is to organise an Erasmus+ youth exchange between 13th – 24th April 2018 in Počuvadlo, Slovakia for 40 participants of 5 NGOs from 5 countries on how to encourage young people towards entrepreneurship through multimedia.
- Type: Erasmus+ Youth Exchange
- Topic: Entrepreneurship and multimedia
- Place: Počuvadlo, Slovakia
- Dates: 13th – 24th April 2018 (13th and 24th are travel dates)
- Participants: 8 participants and 2 group leaders per country
- Countries: : Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, Lithuania and Estonia
- Working language: English
- Application deadline: 25th of March 2018
What you will learn:
- Introduction to entrepreneurship
- Introduction to photography and videography
- Entrepreneurial situations in different countries
- Sharing entrepreneurial ideas
- Making business plans
- Combining multimedia and entrepreneurship to reach your goal
To see what to expect check out our video from this project’s origin “Start up your career” in 2017:
This Erasmus+ youth exchange “Start Up Your Career in Multimedia” will introduce the topic of bringing youths closer to entrepreneurial activities in multimedia,the importance of self-esteem and good ideas, with main goal to raise awareness among youngsters about their personal capacities and the entrepreneurship in media in general in our life. 40 youngsters from SK, RO, HU, LT and EE will work together for 10 days to discover the meaning of entrepreneurship as well as multimedia and developing a sense for entrepreneurial activities in multimedia. This YE will take place in Počuvadlo, Slovakia between 13th – 24th April 2018. Methods like brainstorming, strategic planning, preparation of business plan, indicative planning of the costs and introduction to various types of multimedia, besides various team building games, simulation exercises, role play exercises, competitions, presentations, open discussion, facts and figures and creative work will be implemented during the Youth Exchange. Youngsters will work on making their own business plan using multimedia techniques that will enable them to put their ideas into reality.
- Be present and have an active participation on all sessions of the YE
- Show initiative and interest in the topic and follow up activities
- Be over 18 years old
- Have a fluent command of English language
Accommodation and Food
Our project will take place at heart of Štiavnicke hills with beautiful scenery, near Počúvadlianske jazero lake. The project will be held at the Penzion pod Sitnom. Accommodation will be arranged for 2-4 persons/room, grouped by gender. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served at the same location every day. Rooms have their own bathrooms. There is a free Internet wireless connection available. There is also a very limited wireless internet in the public area, the speed might be very slow in comparison to your normal internet in your country. You can check out the accommodation here: www.penzionpodsitnom.sk
The travel cost will be reimbursed up to 180 euro for round trip. You must keep all the bills, boarding passes and all kinds of tickets with you because host organization needs them to reimburse your travel cost.
Weather conditions: the average temperature in April is between 10 and 15 C during the day. Please check accuweather.com for more updated information about the weather.
Dress Code: Casual comfortable sport wear, warm clothes, shoes for indoor and outdoor activities.
Cultural night: each country is expected to prepare a 10-15min program to present their culture (culture, customs, music, dance, etc.) and to bring some typical local drinks and foods.
Meals: three meals and two coffee breaks per day will be provided. We will take into account all the participants dietary aspects such as allergies, intolerance and preferences. We will also have vegetarian menu.
Dietary/Special requirements: please inform us as soon as possible if any participant have any dietary requirements or any other special requests.
Health and travel insurance: the participants are required by Erasmus+ program to have a valid European health insurance and a valid travel insurance for the period of the projects including the travel dates.
What to bring: if you have notebook or camera please bring them to the project, there will be workshops about photography and videography. If you don’t have it’s not a problem, the workshops will be in groups divided in order that each group will have the necessary equipment.
If you have further questions don’t hesitate to contact us here!