Monday, September 22, 2008

MBA Students to Compete on Sustainable Innovations


Two sustainability competitions are now open for entries from MBA and other graduate students. For those students ready to compete on their sustainability knowledge, these competitions allow students to showcase their skills before corporate sponsors.

The Thunderbird Sustainable Innovation Summit and Challenge registration deadline is Oct. 5 and the first online round begins Oct. 6. The top 10 finalists then advance to the finals and an on-site presentation. The Global Champion team will receive $20,000. The competition is currently accepting applications for Judges.

The Darden Innovation Challenge registration deadline is Sept. 25 and the first online round begins Sept. 26. The top 25 teams move on to a second online round, top teams will hold a conference call with the corporate sponsors, and the top 10 teams advance to the finals and an on-site presentation. The Grand Prize team will receive $20,000. The competition is currently accepting applications for Judges.



1 comment:

Anil Rathi said...

hi I am the founder of the Innovation Challenge competition. The Innovation Challenge already has over 175 teams from over 40 schools registered and a panel of over 200 judges are also registered.
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This year, we have two returning sponsors, Hilton and American Express and new sponsors include Royal Bank of Canada, Navy Federal Credit Union and for the first time in the history of the six year contest a foundation called the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has sponsored a question, which it's solutions could make a large social impact on the world.

 
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