Track Rhino on foot. Live in a Zulu village. Snorkel with Sharks in the warm Indian Ocean. Build confidence, leadership skills and the business skills to design your future. This is no ordinary course and no ordinary 11 days!
Run in partnership with ETC-Africa, the course involves a range of activities and a structured learning program specifically aimed at giving important skills to young people who want to make the world a better place. Learn about crafting your business plan, marketing skills, proposal writing and making your idea razor sharp!
The carefully designed program includes everything from swimming with sharks in the Indian Ocean to spending five days sleeping under the stars and tracking rhino on foot in a wilderness area and living in a rural Zulu village. Everything is designed to answer one question; who are YOU, where are YOU going and how can YOU change the world? Like they say, Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world usually do
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.
Who is this suited to? Well, we say, any young person (or young at heart 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, graduates or gap year students or anyone still trying to decide what direction to follow with their lives but know they want to make a difference!
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:
ZAR19 200 per person (approx €1190 / $1350)
29 April - 9 May 2019
3-13 June 2019 3-13 June 2019*
(*Custom dates can be arranged for groups of 5 or more people)
Max 8 people per intake
90 Coedmore Ave
Yellowwood Park, Durban
+ 27 (0) 31 462 8642 / +27 (0) 832 255960