Join the next Organic Leadership Course in Lithuania 2019/20

Trakai

THE WORLD NEEDS ORGANIC LEADERSHIP NOW MORE THAN EVER

Join the Organic Academy Community and be part of the solution!

The first residential session of the Organic Leadership Course will be held from 22 June to 29 June 2019 in Trakai, Lithuania. This beautiful region, filled with cultural sites and local charm, will give everyone the opportunity to visit organic farms and experience the emerging organic movement in Lithuania. The second residential session will take place near Nürnberg, Germany in mid-February 2020. This city is known for its innovative and sustainable forward thinking and dubbed the greenest city in Germany.

It is also the home of Biofach, the biggest organic trade fair in the world. The course will conclude at the opening of the fair and participants will have the chance to experience it for one day. 

DATES

1st residential face-to-face session (F2F1): 22.06.19 - 29.06.19 Trakai, Lithuania (8 days)
10 online learning sessions (webinars): June 2019 - February 2020 (2-3 hours per session)
2nd residential face-to-face session (F2F2): Mid-February 2020, Germany (1 week prior to Biofach Nürnberg)

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

Understanding the Organic World
Gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of the organic sector and the ability to apply this knowledge at work in promotion, communication, and advocacy.

Institutional Management

Develop skills for organizational development, professional project management and the ability to forge strategic alliances for cross-sector collaboration.

Communication

Acquire up-to-date knowledge and the appropriate skills to communicate effectively both within and outside of your organization and sector.

Organic Value Chain
Increase your understanding of the organic guarantee system underpinning the organic value chain. This will enhance your ability to drive and support Organic Agriculture and trade development.

Organic Services and Development

Better understand local and global support structures enabling you to strengthen the sector as a whole, and lead effective decision-making processes to achieve long-term sustainable development.

WHAT ARE THE FEES?

Tuition Fees: Euro 1850 – this includes the tuition for both residential sessions as well as the webinars, all materials, conference lunches, refreshments, and study visits. It also includes one day's entrance to Biofach Nürnberg 2019.

Accommodation and Board (twin sharing): Euro 1250 - This includes 14 nights' accommodation, breakfast, and dinner. You may choose to arrange your own accommodation.

The fees exclude travel to and from the training venue.

Thanks to the generous support of our local sponsors and partners, the Academy will be able to offer scholarships for tuition. These scholarships will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

REQUIREMENTS

Submit a statement of motivation, a letter of support from your employer and complete the application form available here, no later than 9 March 2019. Your application will be evaluated as soon as you apply, and you will be informed of the result by no later than 1 April 2019. The maximum number of participants is 26.

To find out more about the trainers and to find out more about the course click here.


WE THANK...

Our Regional Partner:

IFOAM EU logo

Our lead sponsor:

Auga

Our supporting sponsor:

Ekoagros Leua

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