Description of the project

Enactus is the community of students, university and business leaders that implement social entrepreneurship projects. Guided by educators and supported by business leaders, Enactus students take the kind of entrepreneurial approach that empowers people to be a part of their success.
Each member of the organization goes through an educational track during the annual season:

  1. September - Entrepreneurial training that focuses on the basics of business activity, the differences in social enterprises, etc.
  2. October - Design Idea Hackathon - Hackathon on the method of design The Enactus teams start with needs and the target audience identification, then develop project ideas that solve the needs and end with the development of the minimum viable demo.

During the event, the teams present their projects to the general public practicing their first pitches and receiving the first feedbacks. Twice per an annual cycle, the Enactus teams undergo through soft skills training in order for teams to be able to execute the projects. Enactus National office provides training in marketing, sales, fundraising, people and project management.

  1. February - Prototype Hackathon. This phase is aimed at finalizing projects by working for the hand by hand with experts. This stage helps to crystallize the problems and to find solutions to them. The teams present the first results of projects.
  2. April and May - the teams work with the local advisory board as well as train in describing and presenting their results.
  3. June/ July - The annual cycle ends with the National competition. The teams present the project’s outcomes they have been working on during a year. On average each Enactus team executes 2-5 projects. The selected grand jury, business executives, evaluate team projects achievements according to Enactus criterion.

The best Enactus projects are the one that brings real and measurable outcomes. The winner chosen by the jury represents then Ukraine and it university at the Enactus World Cup, an event that gathers 36 nationa champions.

Solves global goals

No poverty

The goal behind Enactus is to spread the idea of social entrepreneurship through proactive youth. Social entrepreneurship is developing dynamically in European countries, solving problems of unemployment, social protection, social inclusion.

Quality education

Students participating in the program, the university administration and business representatives as mentors and experts to the teams and their projects.

Reduced inequalities

assistance in overcoming social isolation - in particular, employment of people with limited physical and mental capabilities; the unemployed, representatives of groups at risk/

Partnerships for the goals

Each Enactus team in the university has its organizational structure, and in combination with advanced coaching and the involvement of professional business experts, we obtain an effective educational system. Our students perform their projects and make positive changes in society through social entrepreneurship.

No poverty

The goal behind Enactus is to spread the idea of social entrepreneurship through proactive youth. Social entrepreneurship is developing dynamically in European countries, solving problems of unemployment, social protection, social inclusion.

Quality education

Students participating in the program, the university administration and business representatives as mentors and experts to the teams and their projects.

Reduced inequalities

assistance in overcoming social isolation - in particular, employment of people with limited physical and mental capabilities; the unemployed, representatives of groups at risk/

Partnerships for the goals

Each Enactus team in the university has its organizational structure, and in combination with advanced coaching and the involvement of professional business experts, we obtain an effective educational system. Our students perform their projects and make positive changes in society through social entrepreneurship.

About the applicant organization

Enactus Ukraine- An international organization that brings together global business, academic and student leaders.


Project partners

Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

Government of Ukraine

Ministry of Youth and Sports

WNISEF

EY

Citrus

JTI

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