Draft Programme of the Workshop “Economic Aspects of School Ground Operation”

The Project “Supporting the Transition to a Green Economy in the Republic of Belarus” funded by the EU and implemented by the UN Development Programme

The initiative “Creating a Network of Innovation and Demonstration Grounds on Farming and Organic Agriculture to Promote Sustainable Land Use, Agricultural Labour among the Young, to Improve School Nutrition and to Get Income by Rural Schools”

Workshop
“Economic Aspects of School Ground Operation”

April 4 – 6, 2017

Green Cross Belarus Non-governmental Organization
Kryukovshchina village, Smolevichi district

APRIL 4, TUESDAY

Topic: Organization of small business forms: economic and tax aspects

9:30 – Registration of participants

10:00 – OPENING THE WORKSHOP, WELCOMING THE PARTICIPANTS

Introduction of the participants, discussion expectations from the workshop.

10:30 – “Operation of Student Business Companies: Problems and Prospects”
Svetlana Kazimirovna Adamovich, a pro-rector of social and educational work of the State Educational Institute “Minsk Regional Institute of Educational Development”

11:30 – COFFEE BREAK

12:00 – Economic and legal basis for the organization of small business forms in rural areas. Successful business practices in rural areas. Fundamentals of business planning.

Expert: Natalya Vladimirovna Dolbik, a senior lecturer of the Republican Institute of Advanced Training of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, a deputy head of the Department of Economics and Management

 

13:00 – LUNCH

14:00 – Calculation of necessary investments in the organization of small business forms. Calculation of expenses. Forecasting fixed and specific costs. Basics of the expenditure management.

Work in groups.

 

15.00 – Preparation of the forecast sales plan. Evaluation of the market. Calculation of the market capacity. Calculation of own market share.

Work in groups.

 

16:30 – COFFEE BREAK

17:00 – Fundamentals of price formation. Calculation of a cost price. Fundamentals of taxation. Summing up the results of the work for the day

Work in groups.

 

19:00 – DINNER

A musical evening

APRIL 5, WEDNESDAY

Topic: Making a business plan and analyzing effectiveness of the operation of small business forms

9:00 – Development of a forecast cash flow plan. Fundamentals of income and expenditures accounting.

Work in groups.

 

11:00 – COFFEE BREAK

11:30 – Development of a forecast income and expenditures plan. Calculation of taxes and net income.

Work in groups. 

 

13:00 – LUNCH

14:00 – Analyzing effectiveness of the operation of small business forms. Calculation of profitability and liquidity coefficients.

Work in groups.

 

16:00 – COFFEE BREAK

16:30 – Presentation of business plans by the groups. Discussion of the workshop’s results.

17:30 – Visit to Minsk. Visiting “The Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus”

 22:30 – DINNER

APRIL 6, THURSDAY

9:00

Practical master class “Vegetative Reproduction of Fruit Trees”
Aleksandr Petrovich Marinchik,
a biologist, a gardener, a consultant of the GCB NGO

13:00 – LUNCH

14:00 – Round-table discussion on the workshop’s results.
Discussion of future plans.

17:00 – DEPARTURE

Coordinator:
Yuliya Ruslanovna Zhukovskaya

E-mail: sereda@greencross.by
Tel: +375 29 627 7923

How to come to the venue from Minsk:

By a commuter rail to the railway station “Zarechnoe” (the direction - Borisov):

A commuter rail from the metro station “Institut Kultury” departure – 7:37;

A commuter rail from the railway station “Minsk Vostochnyi” (the metro station “Proletarskaya”) departure - 07:46.

By a route minibus (“marshrutka”):

From the metro station “Vostok” (on the side where the National Library is located) by a route minibus “Minsk-Smolevichi” to the bus stop “Zarechnoe” (a terminal one); minibuses go every 10 minutes. View the schedule of minibuses


The bus of the organization will be waiting for the participants at the stop “Zarechnoe” (near the shop “Evroopt”): a white bus “Neman” with a sign “Green Cross Belarus”, the registration number “AO 3538-7”. Departure time is 9:20 a.m. 

You can take a minibus “Smolevichi-Zhodino” at the bus stop “Zarechnoe” and get to the centre of the Green Cross Belarus NGO (a bus stop is near new aviaries, a children’s camp) View the schedule of minibuses