to encourage individuals to learn from their past experience by providing them with the right tools for understanding reasons behind their failure, their entrepreneurial potential and attitude;
to support ex-entrepreneurs in developing their skills and motivation for entrepreneurial activity - practical guide with detailed information on regulations and laws and educational resources for “second chance”, instructions and checklists will help them to rebuild a business;
to provide successful entrepreneurs, owners of SMEs, VET teachers, trainers and mentors with a step by step mentoring plan and guidelines on how to effectively pass their knowledge to their mentees;
to enhance the cooperation and networking of entrepreneurs, enterprises, vocational and education institutions.
1) Second-time entrepreneurs
2) Successful entrepreneurs and owners of SMEs
3) Continuing VET providers including C-VET trainers, teachers and mentors, centres, independent individuals offering VET services
Main activities and Outputs:
A 1- Project management and Coordination
A 2- Communication and dissemination
A 3-Dissemination and Exploitation
01 – Research on behavioural attitudes towards second-chance entrepreneurship
O2 – Online self-assessment tool
O3 - Guide4Mentors
O4 - Guide to second chance entrepreneurs’ success
Improved failure acceptance and dealing with societal prejudices;
Developed second chance entrepreneurship attitude and self-confidence, -awareness and -efficacy in second-time entrepreneurs
Gained mentoring and entrepreneurial knowledge and skills;
Exchange of know-how and transfer of knowledge between partners – all partners will learn from the various backgrounds and experience of all other partners.
New insights on the topic of second-chance entrepreneurship –the topic will be thoroughly researched and partners will gain insights and will adopt the materials from their specific perspective.
Implementing the project in cooperation with organisations of different types and from different countries, the partners will further improve their ability to work as a part of international team.