JCI Chisinau Newsletter - 2 Conferences/Seminars Ukraine: In the beginning of April, five members of JCI Moldova participated at JCI Presenter and JCI Trainer events organized in Odessa, Ukraine. The course had as a main trainer Filipe Carrera from JCI Portugal, seconded by Rui Sarmento Santos Clara from JCI Portugal. As a result, JCI Moldova has five certified trainers.
Romania: Again in April, two of our JCI members visited beautiful Timisoara for the event called “Business days” organized by JCI Timisoara, Romania. It was a great to find out about new business opportunities, clients and learn a lot from sessions and speakers present at the event.
Content: • Conferences and Seminars • Seminar on Fast Learning for JCI Board Members • BNE 2nd edition • Business angel Marius Ghenea meets Moldovan entrepreneurs • “Education of Young Entreprenurs” project, organized in partnership with AIESEC • Future Plans Here we come JCI Moldova newsletter number two .
Vision To be the leading global network of young active citizens.
Mission To provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.
Fast Learning for Board Seminar A 2 days seminar was organized in the beginning of May by and for the Executive Board members in order to connect, learn and better understand the organization of JCI. These 2 days where full of documents’ analysis, which got us to go throw: • • • • • • •
Local Action Guides JCI Constitution, JCI Local Organization Constitution Guide JCI Marketing Manual JCI Membership Welcome Kit Starting a Local Organization guide Provisional Affiliation Rules and Application JCI Affiliation Process
Values • That faith in God gives meaning and purpose to human life • That the brotherhood of man transcends the sovereignty of nations • That economic justice can best be won by free men through free enterprise • That government should be of laws rather than of men • That earth's great treasure lies in human personality • And that service to humanity is the best work of life.
JCI Chisinau Newsletter - 2
As a conclusion, a draft model of the JCI organization in Moldova was formed based on the information and knowledge taken from official JCI manuals and toolkits. Besides the hard work part, the Board had a wonderful opportunity to interact, share and connect and had some nice teambuilding activities, ending the day in the night with a poker game, chill-‐out music and pleasant atmosphere.
BNE 2nd edition
The 2nd edition of the Business Networking event took place on 16 of May in XO-‐Gallery, Leogrand Convention Center, 16 people participated from different business fields like: IT, Media, Outsourcing, Education, R&D, etc . We had 3 special invitees: Iulia Iabanji – general director of the Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises Development within the Ministry of Economy, Vitalie Arvinte – head of marketing of the BCR in Moldova and Radu Grosu – executive director of a big IT company in Moldova -‐ “Endava”. The event was a success and you can get added evidence for it from the pictures:
Marius Ghenea in Moldova Marius Ghenea is a successful serial entrepreneur and angel investor from Romania. Included in Top 10 most important business people of 2004, Marius also received the award for the most visionary manager in the retail area. In 2009 he was included in the top most important people in the Romanian online. Involved in the development of the business environment in his country, Marius supports both organizations for young entrepreneurs and leaders Marius is an honorary member of the JCI Romania. On May 22 JCI Chisinau organized a meeting for its JCI members with Marius Ghenea, who took this chance to speak about entrepreneurship in general, why and when to start a business, how to start-‐up and why to start. JCI Chisinau members were very active and took this opportunity to address Marius a number of interesting questions.
“Education of Young Entrepreneurs” – ICO project ICO -‐ is a project based on the entrepreneurship, designed for students in the last year of their university, or recent graduates. The project aimed at providing support in training for those who want to open their own business. Participants had the opportunity to work on business plans, develop skills in planning and management of startups and interact with companies and their representatives during the trainings and simulations throughout the project. The project ended up with a Business Camp based on UK model of business camps for startups. The project was organized by AIESEC Moldova with full support of JCI Chisinau, in form of business experts, trainers and moderators. We delivered trainings, our members were involved in Business Plan analysis and feedback, and also at designing the Business Camp as a part of the project. It was a good success for us in terms of brand awareness and social involvement in education of our members.
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JCI Chisinau is planning for the next period a few key things on the way of launching and developing the JCI Moldova. These are: • Preparing the visit of EDC, Mr. Jorrit den Hartog. • Participation at EA 2011 in Sweden • Entrepreneurship survey and business associations study in Moldova. • Preparing and organizing the general assembly meeting. • Preparing the Launch of JCI in Moldova and Recruitment of new members in order to create the full sustainable LOM/NOM. Thank you, JCI Executive Board Team Chișinău 3 Chișinău