Change Course


Engagement Trainings & Fellowships

Provided by: Change Course

Location (s):

  • Sweden
  • Worldwide


Change course is an education for changemakers: individuals who feel that there are issues in the world which require immediate attention, and are ready to take action. Running three programs to improve the world: >> The Changemaker's Toolbox ‍>> Making Impact >> The six day Bootcamp One year of living and learning on campus in a Swedish folk high school with participants from all over the world.



The Changemaker's Toolbox (CMT)

An intense one year program to learn the tools of a changemaker (such as Design Sprint, Facilitation Skills, and many others). Our main focus at The Changemaker's Toolbox is to develop your skillset; to experiment with tools and methods for changemaking out in the real world. To do this we launch a number of particpant-run projects, addressing relevant real world issues together with real stakeholders.

The course consists of:

Social change

  • Activism
  • Community building
  • Systems mapping
  • Events management

Design thinking

  • Design sprints
  • Creative problem solving
  • Visual communication

Running projects

  • Project leadership
  • Process leadership
  • Getting things done
  • Business models

Personal development

  • Resilience
  • Stress management
  • Facilitation
  • Presentation 

Making Impact (MI)

The more advanced program has a slightly different format. The majority of the year will be centered around a major project of your own. This will give you the means to completely immerse yourself in an issue and a solution of your choice, with school staff supporting you every step of the way.

When you apply to MAKING IMPACT you might already have some previous experience as an activist or running NGOs or businesses.

We focus on the following topics:

  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Design sprint
  • Networks & ecosystems
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Project management
  • Presentation & pitching
  • Marketing & branding
  • and much more.

There are a few spots left at both The Changemaker's Toolbox and Making Impact. Applications are processed on a running basis; the quicker you apply, the greater the chances to get a spot.

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Deadline: As soon as possible

Program Starts: August 18, 2021

Program Ends: June 07, 2022

Cost/funding for participants:

There is no tuition fee for the programs.

Student lodging and food are provided by the school. Students/participants must bear these costs on their own. 

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