CHESS – Creative Intrapreneurship Empowerment Skills aims at providing an integrated support, tailored to the needs and specificities of young people in the age group 20-29 from the creative industries, who either already possess working experience (currently employed or not), or have never been employed (job-seekers and discouraged individuals), through development and validation of innovative integrated training tools and material in order to: increase their motivation and self-awareness; create incentives for acquiring new intrapreneurship-related skills; promote their efficient and sustainable integration into employment and society.
To achieve the above goal, CHESS sets the following objectives: 1. Identification and in-depth mapping of the key intrapreneurship-related competence gaps and specific training needs of young people in the age 20-29 in the partner countries. 2. Elaboration of an innovative training methodology, tools and material, combining the processes of intrapreneurial training and peer support in a single, integrated approach, in order to enhance the employability and social inclusion of young people. 3. Address the needs of young adults by offering training to youth peer support providers and delivering pilot intrapreneurship workshops which will empower young people to be highly-motivated, proactive and innovative. 4. Transfer the project effects to other countries through the set-up of an e-Learning Platform and establishment of an intrapreneurship youth peer support network. CHESS transnational cooperation would allow for developing common methodologies and approaches to the persistent problem of youth unemployment and nonparticipation in education and training in Europe. Thus, among the objectives of the project, the enhancement of the motivation, self-awareness, employability and adaptability of young adults through identification of the existing competences’ gaps and customized training support in a multinational context, takes a central place, as this will allow for creation of opportunities for transnational exchange of information on relevant experiences, success stories and good practices.