Italy Pitches

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Teachers should register their class(es) by January 25th, 2019, by emailing [email protected]

Yes, the project qualifies as 10 hours towards ASL. However, the high school must first sign an Agreement with John Cabot University. Please confirm with [email protected] that your school has signed an ASL at JCU Agreement.

Yes, JCU will issue certificates of participation to both teachers and students.

There will be a pitching workshop at JCU (see Calendar) and teachers can contact the Institute for additional information.

Students in their 4th year only. An exception can be made for students in their 5th year if the school is participating in the program for the first time.

The total number of students that can take part in the final pitch is 80. We will allocate these slots among schools once we know how many teachers plan to participate.

For day, time and venue of the final event see the Calendar.

The first prize is a voucher to attend JCU’s Summer Camp 2018.

No, teachers with a representative group of students may take part and then share the information with the others.

Yes, this decision rests with the teachers.

Students may work individually or in groups, as the teacher prefers. The pitch has been structured very simply to enable teachers to use it in the way that best fits their pedagogical goals.

Teachers and students will be invited to the JCU Elevator Pitch Competition, where undergraduates will be delivering their pitches (see Calendar).

No, students will only have to deliver their pitch.

No, we have to create a common playing field for all participants. However, should a teacher identify students who have a business idea, we can make a special arrangement and invite them to participate in the JCU Elevator Pitch Competition.

No, in order to be effective the pitch must refer to a real organization.

Yes. Students in the 3rd year can plan to take part next year.

For more information regarding the program please contact us