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Aiesec experience

  1. 2. The AIESEC Experience Pipeline
  2. 3. What we must know and do <ul><li>Understand what the AIESEC Experience is and what to keeping in mind while going through it </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the AIESEC XP </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to the principles of the @XP </li></ul>
  3. 4. Introduction to AIESEC <ul><li>Steps: Recruitment, Selection and Induction </li></ul><ul><li>Principles: Getting to know AIESEC, connecting to the network, finding/challenging your worldview, vision/values/goal setting </li></ul>
  4. 5. Activities involved
  5. 7. Taking Responsibility <ul><li>‘ All AIESEC People should take some level of responsibility in the organisation’ </li></ul>
  6. 8. Opportunities
  7. 10. Leadership Role <ul><li>Managing and coaching a group of at least three other individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Working to achieve defined goals within a specified period of time </li></ul><ul><li>Working together for a minimum duration of two months </li></ul><ul><li>Group and leader assigned by appropriate identity within AIESEC </li></ul>
  8. 11. Opportunity
  9. 12. Exchange <ul><li>Refers to that which occurs through AIESEC’s international internship program </li></ul><ul><li>Does not include international MC terms or CEEDs </li></ul>
  10. 13. Opportunity
  11. 14. Heading for the Future <ul><li>Starts when active AIESEC career comes to an end, or person decides to take no further active responsibilities, and continues until person becomes an alumnus </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be defined by duration of time </li></ul><ul><li>Process: Capturing, identifying, envisioning, planning </li></ul>
  12. 15. AIESEC Alumni
  13. 17. The Principles of the @XP <ul><li>There are five principles of the AIESEC Experience </li></ul><ul><li>These are five things that you should keep in your mind as you head through the AIESEC experience </li></ul>
  14. 18. Take an active role in your learning and the learning of others <ul><li>What is it – you are in charge of your own learning and also to help others learn </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it important to the outcome of the Learning Process? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Our education system teaches us to be passive towards learning (take what is given) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The world is dynamic and one must always be proactively learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is the only way people will be really committed to the process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where this principle shows up in the process </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Become more involved with organization prior to going on the traineeship and you help out with one of the functional areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People are informed before entering of what it takes to do an exchange and then have time to get needed skills and resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encouraging reflection on goals and personal vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joining a learning network </li></ul></ul>
  15. 19. Challenge your Worldview <ul><li>What is it? – All new information is interpreted through the worldview of the person, including emotions, attitudes, values, passed experiences, and as a result, motivation and action. It affects a lot how and to what we direct our attention and action in different situations. We want to create situations that broaden and challenge how a person thinks and helps them to see the connection between these elements, their actions, and results. </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it important to the outcome of Learning Process? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is not sufficient to be aware of the problems of the world to achieve change, you must also understand the causes and possible solutions and this requires thinking about and understanding many different points of view. It requires skills, confidence and “shaking” experiences to build a worldview oriented towards positive changes. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where does this principle show up in the process? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certain experiences, such as doing an exchange, have the intensity to “shake up” the worldview. Other experiences include: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Having a positive impact on a person </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experiences of failure and success </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Forming and exchange ideas with people from different backgrounds </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intense teamwork experience </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 20. Meta-Cognition and Personal Reflection Skills <ul><li>What is it? – refers to the capacity to recognize and evaluate your own thoughts, values, emotions, motives, goals and actions. </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it important to the process? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>These skills allow someone to really take advantage of the AIESEC experience, since it allows them to analize their actions and those of others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitates the creation and completion of goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitates the creation of values and the will to follow them </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where does this principle show up in the process? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Giving space to reflect on what one has learned or wants to learn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Giving space to share visions and learning experiences with others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through the role of a mentor </li></ul></ul>
  17. 21. Increasing Practical and Theoretical Knowledge <ul><li>What is it? – the opportunity to gain professional and personal skills and to apply them </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it important to the outcome of the learning process? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>With more skills, one increases the capacity to have an impact in the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fills a flaw in our education system in which most students to know have the opportunity to gain practical experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning increases when there is an opportunity to apply and put into practice what you have learned in theory </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where does this principle show up in the learning process? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience working as a member in the area of public-speaking, sales, planning, marketing, team management, leadership, budgeting, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>During the traineeship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On a theoretical level during conferences or learning activities </li></ul></ul>
  18. 22. Creating a network of Contacts <ul><li>What is it? – a group of like-minded people who are interested in seeing you make the change you want to see in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it important to the outcome of the AIESEC Learning Process? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Because it helps to have contacts and support from all of the world when trying to change it </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Where does this principle show up in the AIESEC Learning Process? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through running the exchange program and attending conferences you are put into contact with people from all over the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The ability to be in contact with people of similar interest through learning networks </li></ul></ul>

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