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ECI’s fifth transnational project meeting: Brainstorming on the ways ahead

Starting from Summer 2020, the ECI’s consortium has been deeply involved in the finalisation and valorisation at EU level of the training material developed as formal deliverable of Intellectual Output 3: six training modules conceived to support the EU VET ecosystem in fostering the wide-scale inclusion and embracement of the EntreComp Framework as a reference model for entrepreneurial coaching. All material is available for free and in open access format via ECI’s website.

The final structure of the curricula is as follow:


Training module

Training units


Prepared by Demostene

  • Creativity in EntreComp
  • Stimulating creativity
  • Guidelines and practical exercises


Ethical and Sustainable thinking

Prepared by CIT and AESD

  • Behave ethically
  • Think sustainably
  • Assess impact
  • Be accountable


Self-Awareness and Efficacy

Prepared by IHF

  • Reflect on your aspirations and wants
  • Identify your strengths and weaknesses
  • Influence the courses of the events


Mobilising Others

Prepared by d-ialogo and EEO

  • Conviction through enthusiasm and inspiration
  • Communication: effective, media oriented and sustainable
  • Persuading and inspiring others in value-creating activities


Taking the Initiative

Prepared by IDP

  • Initiate Processes that create values
  • Take Up Challenges
  • Stick to intentions and carry on your plans


Copying with risk

Prepared by DELTA

  • Introduction and basics
  • The decision-making process
  • Risk in business


Around the very same period, the Joint Research Centre from the European Commission published also the third official EntreComp’s follow-up: EntreComp Playbook.

Professionals in the domain of entrepreneurial education that wish to rely on our training material to enrich and diversify their training offer can rely on the EntreComp Playbook the design their overall piloting strategies…


The EntreComp Playbook evolves around three key reference dimensions that might guide tutors and training experts in their education and testing activities:

The 9 EntreComp Principles.


  • (E)xperience
  • (N)ovelty
  • (T)riggers
  • (R)eflection
  • (E)cosystem
  • (C)ollaboration
  • (O)thers
  • (M)entoring
  • (P)rogression





  • Effectuation
  • Design thinking
  • The lean Startup method
  • Project based learning
  • Playful experimentation
  • Classrooms as learning communities



Tools and Techniques

  • Design and learning intervention
  • Training design canvas
  • Plan for an entrepreneurial learning intervention
  • Create a safe facilitating learning space
  • Challenges marketplace
  • Work plan and timeline
  • Spider diagram to foster entrepreneurial learning
  • Set up an entrepreneurial learning workshop
  • RAMP dimension
  • Align to EntreComp principles
  • Collaborative face drawing
  • Play with hidden rules
  • Means inventory
  • Five roles
  • Frame the value creation idea
  • Look around
  • Mindmap
  • Guilford’s alternate uses task
  • Random combination
  • Brainstorming
  • Dot voting
  • Six thinking hats
  • Elevator pitch
  • SMART goals
  • Understand your users
  • Empathy map
  • Golden circle
  • Personas
  • The being entrepreneurial canvas
  • Scanning the landscape
  • Ecosystem map
  • Issue cards
  • Business model canvas
  • Lean canvas
  • SWOT analysis
  • SOAR analysis
  • Use scenario
  • User’s journey
  • Prototype
  • Pitch deck
  • P2P rubric
  • Self-reflection on learning achievements
  • Draw your EntreComp flower
  • Critique for the future
  • EntreComp vs tools

Users of ECI’s training material can combine the two resources to provide their targets evidence-based and innovation-lead training offer capable of inspiring and valorising a renewed sense of self-awareness and efficacy, initiative and motivation among EU aspiring entrepreneurs and citizens.

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