Academy of Youth Entrepreneurship
The Entrepreneurship Academy is a completely free program in which selected young people work on developing their entrepreneurial idea and business plan. The goal of this project is to encourage economic development through the empowerment of young people, the awakening of the entrepreneurial spirit, the release of potential and innovation, as well as the development of knowledge, skills and forms of competitive use of digital tools and modern business processes. We want young people to realize their phenomenal ideas and potential in full glory, and to give them the opportunity to get in touch with potential investors”
60 high school students participate in a three-day seminar where they have the opportunity to get to know the concept of the project, as well as their peers and the obligations that follow after the first event.
The purpose of the seminar is to familiarize them with the basic concepts of project writing, marketing, finance and activism in general.
The seminar consists of lectures, workshops, discussions with mentors, as well as work on mini-projects.
After returning home, the participants continue with intensive work.
Once a week, webinars are held on various topics that will help them in perfecting their ideas, as well as in public speaking.
The webinars are held by experts, and the very purpose of the webinar is to chronologically follow the process of working on the project.
Each webinar is accompanied by a mini-assignment in the form of a survey where their knowledge in certain areas is checked.
Each team has three progress checks with the organization where their work on the project is checked and we help them shape the project as best as possible.
The third phase
At the final event, the teams present their designed projects in front of an expert jury, made up of representatives of companies in Serbia with a strong tradition of social responsibility.
Expert juries, as well as the audience, choose the winners, and companies have the opportunity to decide and support the team of their choice, after the end of the competition, and help them realize the project.