Track Rhino on foot, live in a Zulu village, snorkel with sharks in the warm Indian Ocean. This is no ordinary course! Build confidence, leadership skills, life skills and design your future on this epic two week social entrepreneurship course. The course involves a range of activities and a structured learning program specifically aimed at gap year students and young graduates interested in making the world a better place.
The world is changing. The job for life concept is gone. The notion of simply getting a degree to guarantee you your dream job is a fallacy. The world is changing, changing fast. Where will you fit in? How will you make an impression? Where do you start trying to mould your place in the world? Are you prepared for the modern workplace? Do you have the vision and drive to become a social entrepreneur or to set yourself apart, to add value and inspire in the modern workplace?
“Governments are not equipped to solve all of the world’s problems – nor should they be – and are looking for innovative solutions from the private sector. Social entrepreneurs will play a vital role” ~ Siri Terjesen. Global Entrepreneurship monitor.
What few people realise is that in the modern world, an engineer, an accountant, an analyst, can all make as big (if not bigger impact) on conservation and the betterment of our world as a biologist or social activist. Providing you have the same basic understanding, skills set, leadership ability, confidence, planning and a vision to make it happen. The world doesn't need more scientists or researchers, it needs more engineers, more teachers, more entrepreneurs who are inspired and equipped with the knowledge to make a difference.
This course is specifically designed to help you find your place, your niche and help you map out your vision for your future.
By the end of this course you will have a set of skills and experiences that will change your life, including:
Besides being an incredible learning experience and a chance to develop new skills, self confidence, leadership and time for self discovery. The course is intended to be fun and give you a range of experiences (all with a purpose) ….experiences that you’ll never forget.
Who is this suited to? Well, we say, any young person trying to find their place in the world, everyone has equal potential, they just need to find their passion and focus it in the right direction. The course is ideally suited towards people who want to work in the fields of environmental or social issues, specifically fields addressing the Global Goals For Sustainable Development. These include school leavers or gap year students who are still trying to decide what to study or direction to follow with their lives
The program is a carefully guided mix of theory coursework, practical application and a large portion of incredible experiences, which all ultimately lead to outcomes including:
We run this course throughout the year, please contact us for details of our next course
90 Coedmore Ave
Yellowwood Park, Durban
+ 27 (0) 31 462 8642 / +27 (0) 832 255960