Design Expedition: Emotional Intelligence Meets Artificial Intelligence in Business Design

19 January 2021

‘Design Expedition: Emotional Intelligence Meets Artificial Intelligence’ is a RUN-EU Short Advanced Programme (SAP), jointly coordinated by HAMK and IPCA, offering an experimental learning journey to emotions and artificial intelligence during a 1-week online workshop, from 8 to 15 February 2021.

All RUN-EU students from any level of studies are invited to participate. Participants will be grouped into 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 that 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

From 8 to 15 February 2021 (some preparatory work from 4 to 7 February 2021 will be required)

Mode of delivery

Language of instruction

ECTS credits
2 ECTS credits

Eligible participants
RUN-EU students from all cycles of studies


  • How to apply: fill in the application form
  • Deadline for applications: 26 January 2021
  • 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 Calendar

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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