Working with Data for Beginners

Posted on September 18th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Open to: everyone from Central Eastern Europe working with data for transparency Venue: 9-10 October 2017  Warsaw, Poland

Description

During the training, we will focus on helping you learn basic technical aspects of working with data for transparency. For example:

What are the kinds of data you may work with; What are the good and easy tools for practical solutions and how much they cost (time/money); How to well aggregate data in order to be able to use them efficiently; How to plan the whole process; We promise hands-on work, not theory, a lot of advice and a very practical approach.

Note: it’s a thematic training regarding public institutions’ transparency, accountability, and anti-corruption.

Eligibility

If you work with quantitative data (but not only numbers!) about public officials, parliaments, local or national budgets,... Read More »

Call for Applicants for Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program

Posted on September 8th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 23 October 2017 Open to: up-and-coming journalists from around the world Benefits: stipend USD 12,000 to cover living expenses over the ten-week program

Description

Launched in March 2017, the Stigler Center Journalists in Residence Program provides a trans-formative learning experience for up-and-coming journalists from around the world, working in all forms of media. It aims to shape the next generation of leaders in business reporting.

The program will take place over approximately 12 weeks at our Hyde Park campus, during which selected participants will audit classes, participate in events, collaborate with peers, and socialize with the university’s greatest scholars. Participants will choose their own classes at Chicago Booth. Examples of classes include The Firm and the Non-Market Environment with professor Marianne Bertrand and Crony Capitalism with professor... Read More »

C4C – Communication for Cooperation

Posted on August 18th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 August 2017 Open to: youth workers, project managers, staff from organisations from Czech Republic, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain Venue: 8-14 October 2017, Anjos, Lisbon, Portugal

Description The main objective of this training is to develop communication and cooperation competencies in individuals for use in teams and group work, using non-formal methodologies, in order to apply in the youth field, in daily work between youth workers and youngsters. The Training Course treats communication as a main point but supports several objectives along the way. The main activity is based on the non-formal education methodology and activating approach towards learning. It is expected to obtain a broad impact in the improvement of the skills for effective communication, understanding and facing barriers... Read More »

Uniting Youth for Ecotourism

Posted on August 10th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 August 2017 Open to: youth workers between the age of 18 and 30 years old, from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia, Spain Venue: 06-13 November 2017 / Kapraluv Mlyn, Czech Republic

Description

Ecotourism could be described as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people and involves interpretation and education”. It is believed that many local communities can benefit from promoting eco-tourism in their areas, especially if they are located close to natural parks and protected areas. The youth organization YEE would like to find ways to empower young Europeans to feel more responsible for their homes and communities and to have sufficient competencies to promote... Read More »

Global Logistics Cluster Support Team – Training Management Intern

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:10 August 2017 Open to: undergraduate studies or recently graduated in last 6 months with Bachelor or Master Degree Benefits: USD 1000 per month

Description

World Food Programme as the lead agency of the Logistics Cluster maintains a Global Logistics Cluster (GLC) based in the Supply Chain Division of WFP HQ in Rome. It is comprised of a diverse, multi-skilled group of logisticians and is mandated by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) to complement and co-ordinate the logistics capabilities of co-operating humanitarian agencies during large-scale complex emergencies and natural.

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Support the Global Training Officers in maintaining training material, course preparation and conductance, training related databases and operational roster, training information material and further training related activities of the... Read More »

Turn Into Powerful Youth Worker Through Media Technology

Posted on July 26th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 August 2017 Open to: youth workers from Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Romania, Spain Venue: 11-19 November 2017, Larnaca – Cyprus

Description This project will assist youth workers to acquire tools for discovering their potentials. With the use of digital and media technology, in accordance to non formal learning, can develop social, creativity/entrepreneurial and innovating skills among youth workers.

The project ”Turn into powerful youth worker through media technology” aims to increase awareness on how media technology through NFL can enhance youth workers to discover their potentials and turn into more effective professionally and personally.

All partners with 25 youth workers (Cyprus, Italy, FYROM, Bulgaria, Spain, Romania, Malta, Greece) during the project and activity week intend to... Read More »

Apply for the Young Water Fellowship Program!

Posted on July 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 09 August 2017 Open to: fellows with an aim to empower young leaders from low and middle income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation and hygiene Fellowship: funding up to EUR 5000

Description

The Young Water Solutions is inviting fellows for its “Young Water Fellowship Program” with an aim to empower young leaders from low and middle-income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), water pollution and water scarcity issues, by offering them an intensive training program, seed funding grants for their projects, and mentoring support by senior level experts during one year.

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This program will bring about in its first edition (2017) 10 young community leaders capable of successfully designing and implementing sustainable and inclusive water projects that significantly... Read More »

International Master in European Project Planning and Management, 6th edition

Posted on July 4th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

The objective of the International Master in European Project Planning and Management is to provide participants with the skills to successfully work in the field of European cooperation, through the use of fundings made available by the European Commission.

The coordinator, of the Master course is Pixel an international education and training institution based in Florence (Italy) having as its main aim the provision of support to European Cooperation for public and private organizations. Pixel has been involved in planning and managing over 85 European projects so far.

The trainers involved have 15 to 25 years of experience in planning, managing, assessing and auditing European projects. The trainers involved are: senior European project planners, senior European project managers, officers of the European Commission, officers of... Read More »

Risk Assessment and Risk Management in Youth Projects, Ankara, Turkey

Posted on June 16th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 04 July, 2017 Open to: youth workers, trainers, youth leaders, project managers, youth policy makers, EVS mentors/tutors, association’s presidents, leaders, managers and workers Venue: 22-29 July 2017 in Ankara, Turkey

Description The activity program will be designed to support participants in recognizing the way they perceive risk and to apply the learning into their work with young people in their organizations. The participants will come from various levels of understanding of what risk is so the program will be designed to ensure that from an early stage they would have a common understanding of it. The program will focus on the various elements that shape people’s reaction to risk i.e. legal dimension, customs, attitudes, life experience, reactions to new environments, the use of power... Read More »

Lean Six Sigma Training in Amsterdam!

Posted on June 7th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Open to: people who are interested in learning the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma Costs: 550 EUR including accommodation and program costs

Description

Lean Six Sigma is the methodology which allows to raise effectiveness of the organization. The successful implementation of the Lean Six Sigma tools can allow the organization produce more result with the same amount of resources. Lean Six Sigma methodology is widely used by largest international companies which appreciate the value they can receive by implementing relevant tools.

We invite people who are interested in learning the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma to join the training which will take place in Amsterdam from 25th to 29th September 2017.

Tools as Lean Six Sigma... Read More »