YESS – Youth Enterprise Shadowing Schemes

aims to support the fight against unemployment among young people and, at the same time, to influence their decisions on the career paths they take by using the Enterprise Shadowing Scheme, allowing the youth to learn entrepreneurship in detail and benefit from this experience in their future jobs.


To narrow the existing knowledge gap, provide awareness on key concepts and opportunities and equip young people with tools necessary to pursue successful entrepreneurial activity.


To facilitate exchanges of experience, learning and networking between young people/future entrepreneurs with experienced businesspeople.

To establish flexible approaches towards creating social impact through entreprise shadowing and strengthening the school-to-work transition.

To respond to common European problems of youth unemployment & lack of entrepreneurial activities by cooperating transnationally on mitigation of these issues, and to propose valuable and feasible solutions.


Mapping and assessment of national entreprise shadowing practices reports

an investigation in all partner countries of previous experience of “Entreprise Shadowing Scheme” (ES), their main characteristics and views by enterprises and future ES participants.

Enterprise Shadowing Methodology, Training Materials, Guides and Tools

to support young people’s employability by providing them supporting tools and structuring a methodology through the involvement of all project targets and the implementation of ES.

Digital Training Content and Customised YESS e-Learning platform

an open source-learning platform hosted by Moodle for distance learning addressed to young people to exploit the materials developed during the project.


  • Young people, students, youth workers, newcomers in the NGO sector, volunteers, young leaders who have an interest in entrepreneurship & local community development.
  • Educators and VET providers, youth organisations, collective business community representative organizations, education and development policies decision makers.


YESS e-learning platform will give you access to the Training Program of the project,
which is comprised of the following training modules:

An Enterprise’s Basic Structure and Functions

Value chain

The development of funding programs

Principles of industrial relations and materials on selected soft skills associated with Enterprise Shadowing

Setting up an Enterprise

Launching of product

For any question or inquiry please do not hesitate to send an e-mail to the Project coordinator
at the following e-mail address:

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YESS – 4th partners meeting and final conference!

YESS – 4th partners meeting and final conference!

The 4th and final Transnational Partners meeting of the project, was organized and took place in APOPSI’s premises in Piraeus Greece on 20.02.2020. During the meeting, the partners emphasized the general updates of the project status, discussed all the pending issues,...

2nd partner meeting – YESS

2nd partner meeting – YESS

The second international partner meeting of YESS project was successfully held on the 25th of January 2019 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Partners from Italy, Greece, Poland and Cyprus met to discuss the first Intellectual Output- “Survey of young people skill gaps and training...