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Youth Entreprenuership, Community Development and Natural Resources Management

July 19, 2018 – August 02, 2018


In order to building cooperative relationship and increasing the number of foreign students to attend higher education at Andalas University both degree and non degree, and then as well as a promotional space for international study programs available in the graduate program particularly and courses of Andalas University generally.   Graduate program of Andalas University is organizing it on Summer Program 2018.The Summer Program established the Short Course with the theme of "Youth Entrepreneurship, Community Development and Natural Resources Management".  The purpose primarily is answering the challenges of solving  current problem of natural resource management, which are strongly dependent on our ability to develop the role of the community especially among the youth. I addition, to decrease exploitation of natural resources that would be affected  quality of life the communities on this case we offering social entrepreneurship characteristics building for the youth who play a  role in development.



In accordance with the rationale of the problems and challenges that have been submitted, the objectives of this international short course are:

  1. To explore problems of natural resource degradation, the decrease of the quality of life of the community (either rural or urban) and to describe the opportunity/potential of development/ problem solving with community-based approach.
  2. To develop capacity in conducting problem mapping by using community based mapping techniques.
  3. To develop an understanding of the social conception of entrepreneurship and social enterprises and equip participants with the framework of thinking in building creative solutions to solve socio-economic problems of society.
  4. To develop confidence about social entrepreneurship skills that can answer the challenges of future youth careers in the millenia era.

After the Course, participants will be able to :

  1. Examine potential problems related to community capacity and potential of its natural resources.
  2. Apply practical techniques in mapping local resource management issues
  3. Think and act creatively in finding creative solutions to solve socio-economic problems of society. "be the change you wish to see in the world". Gandhi.


Important Date


June 18 (Mon)

Registration Closed

June 29 (Fri)

Payment Deadline

July 19 (Thu)

Arrival day

July 20 (Fri)

Summer Program Starts

August 01(Wed)

Summer Program Ends

August 02 (Thu)








   A Giang University                           KBRI Bangkok                       International Office of Andalas University                  MBSEC                         Indonesia Diaspora Network Global            Western University


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