CAAPEI believes that the future of any society depends on its willingness to prepare youth and youth leaders to become partners in public policy and economic development. CAAPEI Youth Leadership Training Program in Public Policy and Social Entrepreneurship is addressing this need by providing effective cutting edge leadership training programs to develop youth with leadership skills and knowledge in the formulation of public policy and the development of local economies. The institute builds on our students’ current knowledge and activities in community affairs, information and communications technologies and their high level of commitment to be trained and mentored to become effective leaders and social entrepreneurs. The CAAPEI Youth Leadership Training Program provides opportunities for our students to learn how to serve as catalysts for change in their personal lives and the communities in which they live. CAAPEI has developed partnerships with distinguished scholars, government officials, trade unionists and business professionals who have been selected to educate and train our youth to develop and practice their leadership skills and styles in relevant and productive learning environments. Providing training for youth to serve in leadership capacities is essential to enable them to develop confidence in fulfilling the leadership challenges they face now and will experience in the future.
Goal: The CAAPEI Youth Leadership Training Program is committed to preparing youth for decision and policy making responsibilities in public and private institutions. The overall goal of the program is to empower youth to be politically conscious and involved, entrepreneurially competent and productive, and to become responsible future political and business leaders.
Objectives: Upon completion of the Youth Leadership Training Program on Public Policy and Social Entrepreneurship the youth will be able to: