CEMS students mastered the local round of KPMG International Case Competition 2012

21 Feb

The national round of KPMG International Case Competition 2012, where students could practice solving real case studies in teams and show the ability to succeed in their professional lives, took place on February 15 in Prague.

Among the selected participants, the teams composed of International Management/CEMS MIM programme students took the first, second and third place in following rank:

1st place – team 307: Katarína Sabová (IM/CEMS), Lukáš Černo (IM/CEMS), Miroslav Šála (IM/CEMS)a Tomáš Doležal (IM/CEMS)

2nd place – team Strong 4: Matúš Strážnický ((IM/CEMS), Jan Vostatek, Antonín Kubíček a Filip Fingl (IM/CEMS)

3rd place – team Ping Pong: Jan Gemrich (IM/CEMS), Karel Prückner, Alexandra Levrincová (IM/CEMS), Michal Hulín (IM/CEMS)

CEMS students have shown that this practically oriented study programme can really prepare young talents for careers in the most prestigious multinational corporations. Probably the biggest advantage CEMSies have applied within the competition has been their experience with solving case studies, the learning method they encounter during many of the courses included in the CEMS curriculum. Therefore, they have been the best prepared to analyze such an amount of information, thing through the related problems based on given business and financial data, and not only work out a meaningful recommendation in a limited time, but also attractively present it and defend their solutions.  Definitely, their experience with projects operated in close cooperation with the programme corporate partners played an important role in their performance.

Under the auspices of KPMG Czech Republic, the winning team 307 will have the opportunity to represent our country at the international finals in Hong Kong in April 2012.

Congratulations to all participating teams and good luck in the future!

Photos from the competition as well as awarding ceremony