Projects


 

 

Polish-American Leadership Academy (www.leadershipacademy.pl) is repeated every semester program dedicated to young people who seek career in public sphere. The main aim of the Academy is to educate the next generation of leaders who will shape Poland’s future according to the principles of a free society. We educate students about free-market economics, political philosophy, ethics, and communications. Our classes take place in Katowice, Poland but through e-learning platform we are able to reach young people around the world. The best graduates of Academy, chosen after exams, can become interns at the Goldwater Institute in Phoenix and the Freedom and Entrepreneurship Foundation as well as receiving scholarships to prestigious summer schools in Washington, D.C. (Cato University) and Prague, Czech Republic (American Institute on Political and Economic Systems), and Slovenia (Liberty Seminar). Polish-American Leadership Academy was launched in 2012 when we started first edition of our project. Until now, there were already three editions of Academy that attracted total number of 560 students. We consider it as a big success but not rest on laurels and develop new courses, contemporary available also in English.

Academy of Young Entrepreneurs (http://mlodziprzedsiebiorcy.com.pl) is another FEF’s semesterlong program. It has an important mission: to complete student’s education by giving them knowledge and abilities (from psychology and law) essential to establish their first business. The Academy’s aim is to unleash potential of new, young entrepreneurs – leaders of free market society. The full program takes one semester, and we run two programs a year. After completion of the whole program, our students submit professionally written business plans. Academy of Young Entrepreneurs is a program for people who know what they want: be independent businessman. Our program awards the best business plan, judged by professional businessmen. Main award is 10.000 PLN (ca. 3.100 USD) – amount of money to run a start-up in our country. Academy addresses the project to young (18-35 years old) people with clear goal to start their own business.

Project “Economics in the Classroom” (www.ekonomiadlazielonych.edu.pl) is focusing on economic education of the high school students. The project aims to promote entrepreneurship and and show how does the market economy work. Our target are high school students, age 14-18. The project is presented to the youth in 10 steps, each step is one webinar and chat. It’s very intuitive and shown in interesting graphic form. First edition of the “Economics in the Classroom” started in April, 2013 and will be completed by the end of June, 2013. We are going to continue the project in the future. “Economics in the Classroom” is a project based on free license from the Lithuanian Free Market Institute.