“For us, PROFESSIONALISM represents…New THINKING”
YPEN places premium on professionalism. The new generation of young economic thinkers is expected, as a matter of responsibility to the African continent and global community, to conduct their activities with the highest level of professionalism. The organization has therefore created the platform where these young professionals can learn ethical standards in the economics profession and remain true to the rules of the discipline. Young economists are given the platform to enable their professional advancement, intellectual capacity development and personal understanding of the economics profession.
“Building relationships that last a LIFETIME”
Our success in the creation of young economic thinkers is based on the efficacy of meaningful relationships that last lifetime. We achieve results because there exist constructive relationships among young professionals within our global network. The collaborations we have created among our global networks – which have members from different background brings diversity and creativity into our approach for finding new and practical solutions to economic challenges. We relate cordially, as an essence of existence, treating everyone with dignity
. We build relationship based on trust, integrity, loyalty and shared humanitarian goals. In our view, relationships equal results and this is based on the trust which we build amongst ourselves irrespective of our individual background differences.
“We Create Value Based on INTEGRITY”
Fulfilling our obligation of building new economic thinkers who are going to change the current economic patterns would demand a high level of integrity. Therefore, at YPEN, we establish and build our relationships on high integrity and honesty which inspire our existence.
“Daring to LEAD through COMPLEXITIES”
We aspire to be change agents in the economics profession worldwide. We seek to achieve this by training the next generational thinkers. We operate with a high level of integrity, personal accountability, respect, and self-awareness to achieve excellence in our activities. We are optimistic about the future of the economics profession; and we take initiative to pave new ways and opportunities to foster the smooth training of young professional economists for the 21st century and beyond. We create intellectually curious young professionals who think critically and bring new dimensions to the current economics.
“Diversity in our NETWORK”
We place high value on diversity and unique contributions, by fostering a trusting, open and inclusive environment that treats each professional in a manner that reflects our unique way of attempting to raise new breed of economic thinkers for the 21st century. We achieve results as an interdependent network with professionals from different parts of the world. We are supportive, responsive, flexible, and considerate in our interactions with one another. We partner with others both inside and outside of our organization; because, we share accountability for results and want to identify opportunities to learn from each other and understand economics.