Advanced Modules

A – COMMUNICATION

  • Body language
  • non-verbal communication
  • intercultural communication
  • Visual communication / communicating in pictures
  • Written communication

B – COLLABORATION

  • Improvisation skills
  • Use of different methods
  • Animation
  • Online Facilitation
  • Setting team goals and evaluation of team work
  • Advanced group leading

C – ORGANIZATION

  • Coordination / working with teams
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Written/verbal professional communication
  • Understand the structure of an organization and what are the pulls and push dependancies

D – SELF-MANAGEMENT

  • self-organisation
  • creating a path (towards goals)
  • knowing one’s limits (and of others)
  • knowing one’s strengths
  • (active) Listening
  • Mindfulness

E – VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

  • volunteer recruitment
  • volunteer coordination
  • inspiring volunteers
  • motivating oneself and others
  • team building
  • succession planning
  • knowledge management
  • RD workshop
  • Needs based management (Needs of organization and volunteers
  • Intro to leadership

F – IT-SKILLS

  • Time management tools
  • Helpful computer tools
  • Social Media
  • Intro into privacy rights and data management
  • YFU IT tools (O365, etc)

G – SOCIETY AND CULTURE

  • Intro to financial/budget management
  • How to transfer knowledge and competences learned through YFU with the outside World
  • Connect with YFU networks
  • Hot topics
  • Meet the Swiss diversity
  • How to form your own opinion (current political topics) – debating club.
  • Rhetoric
  • How to make change happen
  • What it is to be a citizen

H – MARKETING

  • Social Media
  • Basic knowledge of marketing concepts
  • Story-telling
  • Advanced presentation skills
  • Visualization / design skills
  • Know your market and your target group
  • Develop a marketing plan
  • Intro to neuro-marketing and what triggers you

I – EDUCATIONAL APPROACHES

  • Non-formal education
  • Needs-based educational approaches
  • Simulation games
  • Session design

J – COACHING

  • Councelling
  • Mediation
  • Coaching
  • Active listening
  • Intro into psychology
  • Mentoring