Short Advanced Programme

Short Advanced Programme (SAP) |Design Expedition: Emotional Intelligence meets Artificial Intelligence in Business Design

The Design Expedition: Emotional Intelligence meets Artificial Intelligence in Business Design is a RUN-EU Short Advanced Programme (SAP) offering an experimental learning journey to emotions and artificial intelligence during a 1-week online workshop, from the 8th to the 15thof February, 2021.

All RUN-EU students from any level of studies are invited to participate. Participants will be grouped in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams.

The Challenge is to create a solution for the interactive future customer experience of a grocery store visitor. Participants must create a solution which encompasses the possibilities connected but not limited to Computer Vision, Emotional Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence Applications.

Proposed Learning Outcomes

At the end of this RUN-EU SAP students will be able to:

  • Apply critical thinking, creative problem-solving concepts and design thinking models and tools for solving combined business design, emotional intelligence and artificial intelligence learning challenges
  • Work in multidisciplinary, multicultural and co-creation environments
  • Communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly
  • Propose solutions for societal real problems and challenges that demand innovation and a varied set of skills

Date: from the 8th to the 15th of February, 2021 (some preparatory work from the 4th to the 7th of February, 2021 will be required)

Mode of Delivery: online
Language of Instruction: English
ECTS Credits: 2 ECTS 
Eligible Participants: RUN-EU Students from any cycle of studies


  • How to apply: Fill in the Online Application Form
  • Deadline for Applications: 24th of January
  • Selection Criteria: Order of submission (first come, first served), motivation, wide representation of subject areas/fields of study and balanced participation of RUN-EU member institutions.

Programme: Day by Day Programme of Activities


Häme University of Applied Sciences – HAMK (Finland)

Polytechnic of Cávado and Ave – IPCA (Portugal)


Several Coaches/Mentors from HAMK and IPCA + 1 coach from each RUN-EU Partner University.

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