Face to face

Get the chance to test what you have learnt: Live the face-to-face BLUES experience!





Face to face

The face to face experience further equips you with the skills and relationships to create, lunch and lead a startup company or corporate innovation following completion of our MOOC.



  • Flexible methodology to better fit different academic calendars.
  • Teaching sessions, workshops and visits as a whole will take you 20-25 hours over a maximum of two months.
  • Approx. 30 hours teamwork: Each team will manage their working time with their business mentor.



– University of Cantabria / CISE (Spain): between April 1 to May 31, 2019
– University of Ljubljana (Slovenia): between April 15 to May 31, 2019
– University of Perugia (Italy): between May 1 to May 31, 2019
– University Nova of Lisbon (Portugal): between April 1 to May 31, 2019

 * Dates may vary. Final session dates and timetables will be published by the organising universities during the selection process.


The BLUES face-to-face experience will take place close to you, at these European universities:


– SPAIN | University of Cantabria
Centro Internacional Santander Emprendimiento (CISE). ETS de Ingenieros de Caminos Canales y Puertos, Avenida de los Castros s/n, 39005 Santander (Spain)

– SLOVENIA: University of Ljubljana
Faculty of Social Sciences. Kardeljeva ploščad 5, SI-1000, Ljubljana (Slovenia)

– ITALY: University of Perugia
Faculty of Economics. Via Alessandro Pascoli 20, 06123, Perugia (Italy)

– PORTUGAL: University Nova of Lisbon
Campus de Campolide, 1099-085, Lisbon (Portugal)


These are the modules in the BLUES Face-to-Face training:


Module 7. Experience entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial local context

  • How to make practical experience about entrepreneurial mindset and environment
  • How to choose an incubator, program or mentor?
  • Developing Entrepreneurship Environment


Module 8. Overall Entrepreneurship Overview

  • Identify tools learned in the MOOC
  • Experiences practices to keep and questions related to the MOOC’s topics
  • Use business model canvas as a valuable tool


Module 9. Entrepreneurship Practice Implementation

  • How to make a business plan, step by step
  • Different tools for finance analysis of your business idea
  • Understand legal issues of entrepreneurship


Module 10. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice Overview

  • Handing-in of the final project teamwork
  • How to make a presentation
  • Developing the final pitch


Module 11. Final presentation and pitching

  • Presenting your final pitch
  • Get feedback from business mentors and entrepreneurs


Every module will be backed by experts from the academic and entrepreneurial ecosystems, with experience in management and financial analysis, Business Model Canvas or SWOT methodologies.

You will work with business mentors from your local context with a good track record in creating and leading startups, who will help your team to define, analyse and apply the tools learned.


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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.

Want to join the face-to-face experience? Get ready with our MOOC first!