YEMP- STAMP Workshop for trainers


Do you want to learn how to organise a Youth Event Management Programme (YEMP), a “win-win” model training for young managers? Would you like to understand what YEMP is, how it works and why it can be an interesting offer both for young managers and for festival organisers?

YEMP is a two-week training course including lectures and training on the job. After a selection process, 25 young people, up to 30 years old, from different countries will be invited to participate in the programme.

The young YEMPers, fully included in the organising team, will be testing themselves with roles of responsibility in the various offices of the festival, under the guidance of two coaches, one Estonian, and one international.

Plan of the training course:

  • Thursday,19th July 2018: arrival in Tallinn
  • Friday, 20th July: Introduction to YEMP as Training Model. the draft Guidelines and Toolbox
  • Saturday/Sunday, 21st - 22nd July: Observation of the YEMP training weekend with lectures and workshops on management skills, with some workshops doubled / tested
  • Monday, 23rd July: Shadowing the YEMPers starting the “training on the job”
  • Tuesday, 24th July: How can YEMP be adapted to other circumstances? (other music sectors, smaller events, lower budgets, national events etc.) Evaluation, Knowledge Transfer, Feedback,
  • Wednesday, 25th July 2018: Departure (Those interested can stay longer and experience the EUROPA CANTAT Festival or its beginning, covering their own costs)

Working Language: English

What is the project about?

Participants in the workshop will:

  • learn what is YEMP
  • hear testimonials of previous YEMPers
  • get a first draft of the YEMP guidelines developed in the frame of the STAMP project
  • be invited to contribute to the last version
  • see beginning of YEMP 2018
  • transfer knowledge to their field of work


Curios about this project? Apply until 31.01.2018 and mention your connection with EMCY

EMCY is happy to collaborate with the European Music Council and other eight partners in STAMP, a project co-funded by Erasmus+ until December 2018. STAMP is a project co-funded by Erasmus+, aiming to answer a need voiced by professionals in the music sector for greater VET (vocation, education and training) and the related process of lifelong learning.




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