Youth Development Consortium – (an Entrepreneurs Council of India Initiative) is a national body dedicated towards creating a platform to advocate and promote Entrepreneurial Spirit (ES) through related leadership training for young people, advancing positive youth development, receive high quality services, supports and opportunities that foster their assets, build healthy community connections, and strengthen their skills and competencies
YDC is taking a positive development approach for working with the next generation of leaders, and developing materials to prepare them for the transition to adulthood, and leadership, Training programs and activities that we organize include the Entrepreneurs' Challenge (E-Challenge) and the Entrepreneurial Workshop (EWS) and several Brain Storming Sessions to generate ideas for Youth Development and empowerment.
YDC strives to organize and recognize youth groups/organizations by connecting them with Socio - Economic opportunities available at national or international level, through workshops, seminars, culturals and contests. Our primary goal is to provide youngsters a platform to express their talents across various fields and provide them with necessary resources to nurture it.
The general objective of the organization is to organize and recognize youth groups/organizations by connecting them with Socio - Economic opportunities available National or International wise and specifically.
Youth leadership is part of the youth development process and supports the young person in developing: (a) the ability to analyse his or her own strengths and weaknesses, set personal and vocational goals, and have the self-esteem, confidence, motivation, and abilities to carry them out including the ability to establish support networks in order to fully participate in community life and effect positive social change; and (b) the ability to guide or direct others on a course of action, influence the opinions and behaviour of others, and serve as a role model
Well-designed and well-run youth development programs promote youth leadership by involving youth in needs assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. A growing number of organizations include youth on their boards of directors. Effective programs engage all participating youth in constructive action through activities such as service learning, arts, and athletics; and emphasize common values such as friendship, citizenship, and learning.
YDC serves as a platform to connect globally and help an individual to build his Networking and Communication Skills. Network marketing gives people the opportunity, with very low risk and very low financial commitment, to build their own income-generating asset and acquire great wealth. The secret to growing your network marketing is to help other people, teach them how to do the business for them to do the same with others It provides youth to expand his business connections and avail the Economic opportunities available at a National or International level.
Career development is the on-going process of managing your life, learning and work. YDC aims at serving as a backbone for career development and goal setting for the youths in our country. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.
The challenge before the nation is to develop and empower its huge youth population as productive work force This would involve providing to the youth the right education, necessary skills to make them employable, to develop them as entrepreneurs, to make them healthy individuals, to inculcate right social and moral values.
Youth empowerment programs are aimed at creating healthier and higher qualities of life for underprivileged or at-risk youth. The five competencies of a healthy youth are: (1) positive sense of self, (2) self- control, (3) decision-making skills, (4) a moral system of belief, and (5) pro-social connectedness. Developmental interventions and programs have to be anchored on these competencies that define positive outcomes
YDC also focuses on Positive youth development (PYD). It refers to intentional efforts of other youth, adults, communities, government agencies and schools to provide opportunities for youth to enhance their interests, skills, and abilities. PYD favours leadership and skill-building opportunities under proper guidance. It looks at youth as assets to be developed and gives them the means to build successful futures.