Civil Leadership Academy (CLA)


23st of June to 2nd of July, 2014


Training course

Role of Élményakadémia:


Coordinator organization:


Participating countries:

24 persons from Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania,Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan

Target group:

Youth workers, social workers, psychologists who are working with groups of socially unprivileged youth and aim to get a new leadership tool and approach in their life and in their work.

Project introduction

GOAL OF THE TRAINING: Our vision is to build a strong European civil community that thinks and acts together in the field of implementation of socially important projects in EU and Eastern Partner countries. Aim is to help EU integration, civil society building and regional cooperation. Tools are development of leadership skills, project management, communication skills and fund-raising methods.

OUR AIM IS to run and organize a 10 days training course and followed by coaching processes with the focus of:

  • leadership skills in civic organizations – capacity building;
  • practice and theory of leadership – Peter Senge, Robert Greenleaf;
  • developing communication skills;
  • information and experience sharing about „Being an NGO/community leader”;
  • practicing system-thinking and mindfullness.


  • mini-projects in rural areas of participating countries;
  • outdoor experiential education methods: personal and community development;
  • solution focused coaching for leadership skills;
  • non-violent communication;
  • planning, running and evaluating concrete personal projects;
  • after training personal/group coaching process via skype for 3 months for selected participants.