The main aim of the StartUp Academy project is to develop, test and implement a supporting environment for unemployed youth with entrepreneurial ideas with special focus on those living in remote regions with limited access to education and training and resources.
The StartUp Academy training courses were developed to help young entrepreneurs get familiar with basic business concepts such as communication techniques, accounting and financial management, business management, sales and marketing, basic economic concepts, ICT for business purposes, how to prepare international market studies, etc.
Also, there is the StartUp Academy training course – advanced level which contains concepts such as self-confidence and motivation, business communication in English, conflict resolution, project and innovation management, online marketing and social media for business purposes, amongst others.
The target groups of the training are:
- Young unemployed adults with innovative ideas/entrepreneurial mindset
- Youth associations
- Other relevant organizations (CSOs, NGOs, etc.)