Global Business Challenge 2019

The 2019 GBC is intended to identify real implementable solutions to a global business challenge and encourage healthy competition, professionalism, and interaction among participants. The deadline is on 14 June 2019.

The competition is to be run over two rounds. Round 1 is a virtual round comprising a virtual pitch and the submission of a 5-page Executive Summary of the proposed “Concept Solution”. Round 2 (Finals) comprises an intensive weeklong competition round held in Brisbane, Queensland.

GBC Competition Prizes totalling $125,000 and Industry Prizes will be awarded to the winner and the runners-up of the final round.

In addition to the cash prizes all non-Australian university finalists will be eligible for a travel subsidy of up to $AUD 12,500 plus having accommodation provided at no cost.

The Round 1 submission consists of a 5-page Executive Summary of Proposed ‘Concept’ Solution and a 3-minute Team Pitch.

Team participation will comprise a mix of a maximum four postgraduate students from any combination of business and/or technical disciplines.

Participating students  must be either currently enrolled or have been enrolled in an eligible program of study during 2018.

An eligible program is any business or technical discipline based postgraduate program of study (such as MBA, Master’s Degrees or other relevant post-graduate degree programs in business or technical disciplines).

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