Future Changemakers Academy: Summer Edition

August 12-16, 2024

Monday – Friday

9.30 AM – 4.30 PM

Skolas street 11, Riga

Language: English

📌Contact: linda.sinka@rbs.lv

Future Changemakers Academy: Summer Edition

Are you ready to become a leader who drives positive change? The Future Changemakers Academy Summer Edition is a five-day engaging program designed to spark your leadership potential and equip you with the skills to tackle real-world sustainability challenges in the field of transport.

This action-packed program will combine:

  • Team-building activities and leadership workshops to polish your communication, collaboration, and critical thinking skills.
  • Design thinking workshops to guide you through the process of identifying problems, brainstorming solutions, and prototyping your ideas.
  • Company visits to airBaltic and Moller, where you’ll gain firsthand experience in the transport industry and learn about their sustainability efforts.
  • Prototype testing with industry professionals, allowing you to improve your solutions and gain valuable feedback.
  • Pitching your ideas to a panel of community partners, giving you the chance to showcase your leadership and make a real impact.

Participants

Are you enthusiastic about learning, dedicated to making a positive impact, and genuinely interested in creating a sustainable future? This summer school is designed for students in grades 9-12, up to 25 participants per group. No prior requirements are needed to participate in the program.

Monday

Opening of Future Changemakers Academy, Summer edition.

Team-building activities and classes on leadership.

Design thinking workshop: preparation for company research during company visits.

Tuesday

Moller company visit. Test drive.

airBaltic visit to discover the aviation industry. 

Listening to companies’ sustainability strategies, challenges, asking questions, gathering information.

Wednesday

Design thinking workshop:

  • summarize research from company visits;
  • define key company challenges;
  • generate ideas for potential solutions.

Thursday

Design thinking workshop and prototype testing:

  • create a prototype and prepare an interview script for tests;
  • engage company representatives from Moller and AirBaltic to validate ideas;
  • perform necessary improvements based on the received feedback.

Friday

Preparation to pitch solutions, pitching and showcasing the ideas to community partners.
Ending the day with inspirational speeches and games.

Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience at airBaltic! This is your chance to explore the exciting world of aviation like never before.

What You’ll Experience:

  • In the Crew Centre Tour, you will explore where airBaltic flight crews prepare and learn about their training and coordination.
  • The Job Shadowing opportunity will provide you with a chance to shadow aviation professionals like pilots and air traffic controllers to see their daily roles.
  • Gain insider knowledge from industry experts by hearing their stories and secrets about running a top-tier airline.

This is more than just a tour – it’s an adventure into the aviation industry that will leave you inspired and informed.

Join us for an exclusive visit to Moller Baltic and get an insider’s look at how one of the leading companies in the field operates. This experience is perfect for automotive enthusiasts, and anyone interested in sustainability and innovation.

What You’ll Experience:

  • Explore Moller Baltic’s cutting-edge facilities during the Moller Company Tour and see how their vehicles are designed, made, and tested to meet top quality standards;
  • Feel the excitement of driving the latest Moller vehicles with an exclusive test drive. Experience the innovation, comfort, and advanced technology that make Moller stand out;
  • Discover Moller’s dedication to sustainability! Learn about their green initiatives, eco-friendly practices, and how they’re tackling industry challenges to shape the future of sustainable mobility.

What’s included? 

  • expert-led workshops and hands-on activities;
  • lunch and snacks;
  • transportation costs to company visits;
  • certificate of completion upon finishing the program;
  • new friends and unforgettable learning experience.

Price

This exclusive program is largely funded by Riga Business School partners but requires a co-payment from the participants. Summer school fee – 280 EUR*

*Note: Parents can receive a 20% reimbursement by submitting the invoice to the State Revenue Service.

This February, I joined the Future Changemakers Academy program and got to experience so many new things, make friends, and learn a lot. The Academy helped me see and think about the daily challenges in entrepreneurship and gave me practical tools to deal with and prevent possible problems. The biggest lesson I took away from the program is that your toughest competitor is yourself. Everyone who spent time in this program ended up as a winner.

– Kristiāna Rīdere, Future Changemakers Academy Alumna

Interested in something else?

Future Changemakers Academy: Summer Edition

Future Changemakers Academy: Summer Edition

August 12-16, 2024

Monday – Friday

9.30 AM – 4.30 PM

Skolas street 11, Riga

Language: English

Are you ready to become a leader who drives positive change? The Future Changemakers Academy Summer Edition is a five-day engaging program designed to spark your leadership potential and equip you with the skills to tackle real-world sustainability challenges in the field of transport.

This action-packed program will combine:

  • Team-building activities and leadership workshops to polish your communication, collaboration, and critical thinking skills.
  • Design thinking workshops to guide you through the process of identifying problems, brainstorming solutions, and prototyping your ideas.
  • Company visits to airBaltic and Moller, where you’ll gain firsthand experience in the transport industry and learn about their sustainability efforts.
  • Prototype testing with industry professionals, allowing you to improve your solutions and gain valuable feedback.
  • Pitching your ideas to a panel of community partners, giving you the chance to showcase your leadership and make a real impact.

Participants

Are you enthusiastic about learning, dedicated to making a positive impact, and genuinely interested in creating a sustainable future? This summer school is designed for students in grades 9-12, up to 25 participants per group. No prior requirements are needed to participate in the program.

Monday

Opening of Future Changemakers Academy, Summer edition.

Team-building activities and classes on leadership.

Design thinking workshop: preparation for company research during company visits.

Tuesday

airBaltic visit to discover the aviation industry. 

Moller company visit. Test drive.

Listening to companies’ sustainability strategies, challenges, asking questions, gathering information.

Wednesday

Design thinking workshop:

  • summarize research from company visits;
  • define key company challenges;
  • generate ideas for potential solutions.

Thursday

Design thinking workshop and prototype testing:

  • create a prototype and prepare an interview script for tests;
  • engage company representatives from Moller and AirBaltic to validate ideas;
  • perform necessary improvements based on the received feedback.

Friday

Preparation to pitch solutions, pitching and showcasing the ideas to community partners.
Ending the day with inspirational speeches and games.

Join us for an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience at airBaltic! This is your chance to explore the exciting world of aviation like never before.

What You’ll Experience:

  • In the Crew Centre Tour, you will explore where airBaltic flight crews prepare and learn about their training and coordination.
  • The Job Shadowing opportunity will provide you with a chance to shadow aviation professionals like pilots and air traffic controllers to see their daily roles.
  • Gain insider knowledge from industry experts by hearing their stories and secrets about running a top-tier airline.

This is more than just a tour – it’s an adventure into the aviation industry that will leave you inspired and informed.

Join us for an exclusive visit to Moller Baltic and get an insider’s look at how one of the leading companies in the field operates. This experience is perfect for automotive enthusiasts, and anyone interested in sustainability and innovation.

What You’ll Experience:

  • Explore Moller Baltic’s cutting-edge facilities during the Moller Company Tour and see how their vehicles are designed, made, and tested to meet top quality standards;
  • Feel the excitement of driving the latest Moller vehicles with an exclusive test drive. Experience the innovation, comfort, and advanced technology that make Moller stand out;
  • Discover Moller’s dedication to sustainability! Learn about their green initiatives, eco-friendly practices, and how they’re tackling industry challenges to shape the future of sustainable mobility.

What’s included? 

  • expert-led workshops and hands-on activities;
  • lunch and snacks;
  • transportation costs to company visits;
  • certificate of completion upon finishing the program;
  • new friends and unforgettable learning experience.

Price

This exclusive program is largely funded by Riga Business School partners but requires a co-payment from the participants. Summer school fee – 280 EUR*

*Note: Parents can receive a 20% reimbursement by submitting the invoice to the State Revenue Service.

This February, I joined the Future Changemakers Academy program and got to experience so many new things, make friends, and learn a lot. The Academy helped me see and think about the daily challenges in entrepreneurship and gave me practical tools to deal with and prevent possible problems. The biggest lesson I took away from the program is that your toughest competitor is yourself. Everyone who spent time in this program ended up as a winner.

– Kristiāna Rīdere, Future Changemakers Academy Alumna

Interested in something else?