May 7-17 2015, 5 Kazakhstanis of which 4-students and staff of Almaty Management University (formerly IAB), visited Croatia, Šibenik town – visit was organized within the international project Mentoring for Youth Entrepreneurs.
The project is initiated by Youth Information Service of Kazakhstan(YISK) and Young Entrepreneurs Club, aimed to develop entrepreneurship among young people through the involvement of mentors to young entrepreneurs, as well as student associations from Croatia, Portugal, Yemen, Slovenia, Iraq, Kazakhstan in order to exchange experience and knowledge.
Exchange of experience will be during the trip to each country-participant. Croatia first hosted guests, where on May 8-17 in Šibenik town held an international conference in the framework of the project. Honor to represent Kazakhstan, its culture and people have received the most active and motivated students of AlmaU: Kozhatayev D., Kulakeeva D., Bostanova G., Burumbaeva M.
Diana Kulakeeva, student of 2nd course shared her impressions: “I got a tremendous experience in these 11 days. Main advantage of the project was parallel practice of learning English and study of entrepreneurship comparing different countries practice. We met with the mayor of Šibenik town, introduced with the culture of the country, spent an unforgettable time with participants of the project and attended various workshops.”
Educational trips to country-participants also will be in September 2015 to Iraq, in December 2015 to Yemen. In addition, it is planned to create international internet-portal in the framework of the project for collaboration of mentors and young entrepreneurs in Kazakh language.
Furthermore, in July 2015 in Almaty Management University, previously IAB (Kazakhstan, Almaty) will be held an international conference. Conference will include master classes, workshops on the topic of mentoring, and will be presented first results of the program “Mentoring in entrepreneurship”, launched by Young Entrepreneurs Club in partnership with Chevron in February 2015.