Slovenia, Ljubljana

Boot Camp 4 Future entrepreneurs

when 3 July 2017 - 15 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 14 ECTS
fee EUR 550

Is a one or two-week programme open to future and recent undergraduate and postgraduate students from all over the world. Over this intense but extremely fun and unique course focused on entrepreneurship we will equip you with knowledge, skills and techniques needed in a modern business world. Working on real case studies, business trainings with successful entrepreneurs, company visits and modern teaching methods combined with daily trips, interesting social activities and great international networking are main characteristic of the Bootcamp 4 Future Entrepreneurs organized by GEA College Faculty of Entrepreneurship. Learning entrepreneurship through fun and exciting activities will make you a true FUNtrepreneur, a new form of modern entrepreneurship.

This unique, intensive and very practically oriented course consists of two week programme. We won’t only work hard but especially smart! Therefore there will be enough time for fun, networking and social activities. Combining study with pleasure is the right formula for a great summer school programme which will truly fulfil your expectations.

Why boot camp and not classic summer school?

We will show you what others only talk about!

You will go out of the classroom and experience real entrepreneurship lifestyle!

We will give you show-how not only know-how

Get to know FUNtrepreneurship through fun and intense summer experience!

We encourage attendees to apply for 2 week programme and take full advantage of this unforgettable entrepreneurship study programme. Gain skills and equip yourself with knowledge and business connections which will help you on your future career path.


This week we will introduce you to entrepreneurial way of thinking and help you design your entrepreneurial life. To do so, we will teach you use the contemporary and popular methods of work from collage technique for developing vision; IDEO for generating business ideas; world café workshop to share ideas and to develop them; talking to young successful Slovenian entrepreneurs who succeeded with crowd funding; we will foster your creativity in enriching business ideas and developing prototypes; there will be time for validating the business ideas especially from the market testing point of view, and to prepare for the selected idea an innovative business model which you will train to communicate to the audience of potential investors by elevator pitch.
All the teaching and training process will be intertwined with constant interaction of all participants and guests, who will share their knowledge, experience and amazing stories of success or failure in the classroom and out of the classroom – at the companies’ sites or in different labs, business accelerator or else. … you will live the difference and working in teams will bring you closer to your mates from different countries and cultures.


Visit to 5 top succesful Slovenian companies- Facing 5 real business challenges
This week it will all be about the case studies, real business cases and real businesses problem solving. In five days we will visit 5 successful, fast growing and innovative companies from different and demanding industries. Each day you will face an interesting challenge; to work on a case study of the hosting company. Your team goal will be to find the best business solution and solve the case. You will have the chance to present your business solutions to top managers and owners. Best proposals and solutions will be announced and rewarded.

Having the opportunity to spend a day in a successful company and work on real cases is the best simulation of how the real business and an entrepreneurial day-life looks like. A certain level of pressure, high expectations and strong will to achieve the goal and solve the case will help to bring you out of your comfort zone and bring out the best from you. Along this incredible learning and creative process you will be encouraged and guided by qualified mentors and business coaches.

Learning entrepreneurship has to be fun, proactive, and dynamic. Programme will encourage individuals to work as a strong team and challenge themselves in interesting and diverse business challenges. It is time for a new era in teaching and learning entrepreneurship…it is time for FUNtrepreneurship! :-)

Course leader

GEA College – Faculty of Entrepreneurship
Dunajska cesta 156
SI - 1000 Ljubljana

Target group

For all enthusiastic young adults (between 18 and 28 years) from all over the world who have a passion for entrepreneurship and networking.

Course aim

Students will gain basic knowledge and understanding of management and financing successful growing businesses. They will get insight in basic approaches to management of growing businesses including all internal and external factors.

Fee info

EUR 550: 450 per week - Earlybird price until March 31
Study fee: includes tuition and study materials for one or two week programme, access to the library and computer rooms, internet connection while being at the faculty, opening and closing ceremony, some organized trips for the purpose of case studies and company visits.
Early bird payments (reduced fee): until March 31 2017
EUR 150: Accommodation package: 190 EUR per week. Optional package recommended specially for foreign participants and students from other cities and countries. Includes accommodation (two-bed rooms), breakfast every day and lunch on weekends, free internet access, Ljubljana city bus ticket, some social activities and entrance fees.;


Scholarships for foreign candidates

Convince us you are the best candidate for this amazing programme, send us your motivation letter and video and apply for the programme. Scholarship (up to 300 EUR) is available to all foreign candidates.