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Training Course: EntreprenHour 1st Training Course with a focus on Storytelling

Dates: 3-11 September 2019

Venue: Sardinia, Italy

Eligible are 40 participants coming from: Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Sweden

Application deadline: 15th July 2019

“EntreprenHour” is a Strategic Partnership in the youth field aimed at promoting the role of Social Entrepreneurship, in combination with Non-Formal Education and practical learning among youth workers.

General Description

“EntreprenHour” (EH) is a Strategic Partnership in the youth field aimed at promoting the role of Social Entrepreneurship (SE), in combination with Non-Formal Education (NFE) and practical learning among youth workers, who are keen on enhancing the social inclusion and employability of disadvantaged sectors of the youth population.

Target Group: youth operators, NGOs and institutions involved in the youth dimension of non-formal learning (youth centers, Sports clubs and associations, informal groups of young people) at the different levels (from the local to the European), in partner countries and beyond.

Training Objectives:
– Reduce early leavers from education and training to less than 10% by 2020.
– Promote the aquisition of entrepreneurial skills/attitudes and of basic transversal skills at all levels of European societites.

Project Methodology:

The project will carry 4 training courses in all 4 partner countries (Italy, Sweden, Bulgaria, and Germany). Each training will be tackling one of the 4 identified approaches:

1) Urban Needs’ Analysis, as an approach for the identification of the grassroots local community needs to be catered by means of Social Entrepreneurship action.
2) Storytelling, as an instrument of structuring business ideas, establishing a clear/cut identity of social enterprises and related initiatives/products as well as fostering internal cohesion through the establishment of a defined corporate identity.
3) ICT, as a crucial area of expertise of a social entrepreneur profile and sector of direct entrepreneurial engagement.
4) Intercultural Communication, as a pathway to foster business development by
means of effective communication campaigns bridging cultural divides.

The educational methodology of this specific training course will be based on Non Formal Education, integrated by a focus on Storytelling as an instrument of development of soft, transversal and entrepreneurial skills.

The basic programme and order of sessions will be:

– Teambuilding Sessions;
– Introduction to Storytelling and key methods: The Hero’s Journey;
– Collecting Our Stories;
– How to develop motivation through Storytelling;
– Storytelling and Public Speaking;
– Storytelling as a tool to build the external identity of a social business/product/initiative;

– The inspirational potential of stories: Storytelling as a method of team-building in a group/NGO/Social Enterprise;
– Storytelling and corporate identity;
– Structuring our ideas: Developing our Social Entrepreneurship Action Plan through Storytelling and Filing up our idea: Integrating the Blog.



This project is financed by the Erasmus+ Youth Programme.

Accommodation and food

All costs (accommodation, travel, visa, etc.) relevant to participation in the course will be covered by the organiser

Travel reimbursement

Flight tickets of participants from Germany, Bulgaria, and Sweden will be reimbursed up to EUR 275 according to the Erasmus distance calculator.

No reimbursement for participants from Italy.

Participation fee

Non – Applicable




Mine Vaganti NGO – Youth NGO

Phone: 00492226908940

For additional information please: Download the Application form

Contact for questions:

Mariam Puetz

E-Mail: info@iyda.de