ONLINE CHALLENGE

ONLINE CHALLENGE

Sent to you on the 5th of February 2018, the online challenge, axed around strategic decision-making skills, allows the participants to experience a first taste of the Solvay Business Game. You will have to submit your solution by the 16th of February 2018.

How:
In pairs
Prepare:
No
Format:
Online

MARKETING CHALLENGE

Marketing is the core of an operating business and one needs more than theory when looking at marketing. Therefore, the aim of this challenge is to develop a complete marketing campaign. You'll be expected to prepare a 10 minute presentation explaining how you will go about marketing your product. 

How:
Teams of 6 randomly formed

Prepare:
Yes / Briefing at the beginning of the case
Format:
3h preparation, slide deck to upload before presentation

 

MARKETING CHALLENGE

STRATEGY CHALLENGE

STRATEGY CHALLENGE

Based on real facts and figures, this challenge will test your strategic decision-making skills. Using the information provided, you will be asked to develop a long-term strategy for a firm. In other words, can you develop a plan that will maximize the company's competitive advantage? 

How:
Teams of 6 randomly formed

Prepare:
Yes / Briefing at beginning of case
Format:
3h preparation, slide deck to upload before presentation

NEGOTIATION CHALLENGE

During the negotiation challenge, you will be asked to base yourself on real figures to determine the ideal price at which you are willing to sell, or buy, a company. Small specificity: you will be negotiating the terms of the deal with another team who, just like you, will want to get the best out of their efforts ! 

How:
Teams of 4 randomly formed

Prepare:
Yes / Briefing at the beginning of the case
Format:
4h preparation, slide deck to upload before presentation

 

NEGOTIATION CHALLENGE

PITCH CHALLENGE

PITCH CHALLENGE

Pitch challenge of 2018 :

Based on a real McKinsey situation, you will help social investors in solving problems at the core of today’s society with technologies of the future. They believe drones have the potential of helping millions of people around the world and are looking to support bright entrepreneurs with bold ideas. Come up with convincing arguments about the social impact of your project and deliver a creative, well- structured and fun pitch to convince the jury.

How:
Teams of 4 randomly formed

Prepare:
Yes / Briefing at the beginning of the case
Format:
3h preparation, no pitch material required

ELOQUENCE CHALLENGE

If you are among the best-scoring teams,

you'll be invited on stage to participate in the Eloquence challenge,

the big final of the Solvay Business Game.

 

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