Face-to-face Training in Lisbon

Take part in this innovative course to boost your career by practising entrepreneurship with local experts and entrepreneurs. Get the skills needed to succeed in today's labour market. Live the BLUES experience!



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By sending this pre-registration form, I also understand that it’s a mandatory requisite to successfully complete the BLUES digital online training (MOOC) in order to be eligible to participate in the face-to-face training phase. I also understand that, in case of being pre-selected, I may be contacted by the BLUES consortium in order to perform an online personal interview.

The programme

Apart the knowledge you will get with the MOOC, you can take part in the face-to-face course to get to the next level.

Get the skills to design, launch and lead a startup or an innovative business project.



Face-to-face sessions at University Nova of Lisbon (Portugal):

From May 13 to June 5.

All sessions from 5pm to 8:30pm, at the Rectory of NOVA University Lisbon.

Session 1: Team Building & Contact with Entrepreneurs // May 13 // 5:00 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Session 2: Visit to Incubators // May 16 // 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Session 3: Selection of Business idea & Business Model Canvas intro// May 20 // 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Session 4: Business Model Canvas & SWOT Analysis // May 23 // 5:00 p.m. to 8: p.m.

Session 5: Financial Analysis & Business Financing // May 28 // 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Session 6: Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship // May 30 // 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Session 7: How to present an idea & Final Presentations // June 5 // 5 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Face to face sessions will take place at:

Campus de Campolide
1099-085 Lisboa
Tel.: +351 213 715 600


These are the modules for the face-to-face BLUES programme:

MODULE 7: Experience entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial local context

1. How to build a team

2. How to make practical experience about entrepreneurial mindset and environment

3. How to choose an incubator, program, or mentor

4. Developing entrepreneurship environment

MODULE 8: Overall entrepreneurship overview

1. Summary of the MOOC modules

2. Clarifying the dilemma

3. Apply the Business Model Canvas

4. Discussion

MODULE 9: Entrepreneurship practice implementation

1. Developing literacy in legal issues

2. How to make a business plan, step by step?

3. Different tools in how to finance your business

MODULE 10: Entrepreneurship theory and practice overview

1. How to make a presentation?

2. How to write an essay?

3. How to Pitch?



The programme will be delivered by experts from the academic and entrepreneurship worlds, with experience in management, financial analysis, business model canvas or SWOT analysis.

You will work with local mentors who have real, hands-on experience in the entrepreneurial world and the set up and development of start-ups. They will help your team define, analyze and apply the learnt tools.


Prof at FCT - NOVA (Faculty of Technology and Sciences)

Fernanda Llussá

Prof at FCT - NOVA (Faculty of Technology and Sciences)

António Grilo

Associated Prof and Head of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - NOVA

Lara Ligeiro

HR specialist at Mobipium

Lourenço Booth

Career Management and Entrepreneurship Development at NOVA - FCSH

Isabel Rocha

Pro-rector at NOVA University

Nuno Arantes-Oliveira

Entrepreneur, Academic, Advisor | Life Science and Healthcare

Helder Lopes

Advisor for Innovation and Value Creation Strategies at NOVA
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