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Training Course YOPM: Youth Organizations and Project Management

Dates: 6-11 March 2019

Venue: Mollina (Málaga), Spain

Eligible are 24 participants coming from: Austria, Belgium – FL, Belgium – FR, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom

Application deadline: 13th January 2019

In YOPM! we will work to improve the management and the participation in youth field and specially Youth Organizations: actors, structure, communication, decision making process, planning and partnership.

General Description

We will discover Erasmus+ KA2 as a tool to empower youth structures and organisations. Many organizations in the Youth field have the need to increase the quality in their internal management and participation processes, as a way to increase the quality of the national and international projects they develop. The creation of long term international partnerships is also a challenge for them.

The Main Aim of YOPM! Training course is to improve the management of youth structures and the quality of their projects, to increase the strength and confidence in working with partners in Erasmus+ context and to propose different ways of participation.

The Specific Objectives are:

  • To understand the importance of participatory processes and coordination
  • To practice strategies in order to create participative spaces.
  • To question the traditional roles in the organizations.
  • To promote the use of different techniques in the decision making process
  • To improve the management of the organizations, especially in comunication and transparency.
  • To discover collaborative working tools, for internal use in organizations and external with partners.
  • To reinforce the importance of connecting Youth Policy (EU Youth Strategy) in Erasmus+ projects.


The team will create a supportive space, in which the participant is the focus and responsible of his/her own learning process. The main resource will be the group, and learning will be based on the co-creation process in between participants and team.

Positive and participative attitude towards learning, including humour, openness and readiness to learn from experience and mistakes. The approach of the team is based on non-formal education methods and promoting spaces for informal and peer to peer learning.



This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Being selected for this course, all costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the NAs or SALTO involved in this project.

Your sending National Agency will support your travel costs. After being selected, please contact your NA to learn more about how to arrange the booking of your travel tickets and the reimbursement of your travel expenses.

Participation fee

A participation fee varies from call to call and country to country.

Note for sending NA´s, this training is from TCA 2018.




Spanish National Agency

Phone: +34 91

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Available downloads: Timeschedule Project Management & Youth Organisations.pdf

Contact for questions:

Marina Riaza

E-Mail: tca@injuve.es

Before applying please contact the NA of your residence country to check if it is involved in this concrete project and committed to cover travel costs. NB! Learn about possible participation fee and other relevant rules.