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Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022

Modern business environment changes incredibly fast. Are you ready to embrace a new opportunity with Accenture? Join us on 2 May!

About Consulting Challenge 2022

Modern business environment changes incredibly fast. And so largest companies should be able to adapt quickly to the rapidly changing business environment. Are you ready to help food retail chain enter the digital era alongside Accenture? Join us on 2 May and try your consulting skills out!

Join the Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022 and enjoy complex and captivating case from the food retail on the topic of digital technologies and modern day challenges. You will get an opportunity to put your skills into practice, learn how to approach modern business problems and meet our consultants.

If you want to challenge yourself and compete in a fictional case study scenario based on various projects previously solved by Accenture, don’t hesitate any longer. The case itself is not linked to any of the current Accenture business engagements and the whole event has been created to give students the opportunity to test their skills.

Registrations are open till 27 April.

Why sign up?

Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022 is a great opportunity to gain extensive insight into the consulting world. We offer you an exceptional chance to enrich your professional network and improve your problem-solving and presentation skill set.

Solve the case

Gain insights into the type of work Accenture consultants do.

Use the data

Use data and problem-solving skills to deal with the problem together with your teammates.

Present your solution and persuade jury

Are you a problem-solver? Analytical thinker? Full of ideas? Good presenter?

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What to expect

Complex and captivating business case from a food retail area on the topic of digitalization. This case will challenge you on your ability to solve off-standard issues. This is a great opportunity to test your out-of-the box thinking as well as analytical skills.

Timeline
  • 2 May: Kick off
  • 3, 4 May: Case cracking
  • 5 May: Evaluation of the submitted cases and invitation of the top teams to the Grand Final
  • 6 May: Presentation of the Top solutions, announcement of winners

Place
The whole Challenge will be held in a virtual format meeting. However, the Grand Final on May 6 will take place at Accenture Prague offices (hybrid format possible).

Evaluation criteria
Evaluation of each team is based on the solution presented during the final round of the Consulting Challenge 2022. The following factors will be considered:

  • Clarity of narration
  • Structure of the submitted content
  • Quality of the conducted research
  • Relevance of the presented solution and the extent of the practical applicability

How you can join

With friends or alone, doesn't matter. Register and enjoy your consulting experience!

Gather with friends and form a team of max. 4 students. Each of you should register separately.

Once we receive all the applications, we will send instructions to your email. Then, join Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022 from the very first day.

Don't you worry, if you don’t have a team – we can find you a team members and guarantee an exceptional experience.

Who can join

Everyone who registers in the Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022 must be:

  • at least 18 years old
  • current university student in bachelor OR master OR PhD program

All Participants must be fluent in English, in Czech and/or in Slovak language.

Prizes

In addition to prizes for top three winning teams, all participants will receive a Certification of completion that proves your hard work during case solving. Also, all applicants may be considered for an internship at the Accenture Prague office.

1st place

The team winning first place wins Alza Vouchers in the value of 20.000 CZK

2nd place

The team winning second place wins Alza Vouchers in the value of 10.000 CZK

3rd place

The team winning third place wins Alza Vouchers in the value of 5.000 CZK

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FAQ

The topic of a case study is to solve a challenge for a fictional client, based on actual challenges that retailers face. The Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022 objective is to test your analytical, entrepreneurial and teamwork skills and to assess whether you would excel in situations like those faced by consultants.

Registrations are open till 27 April (EOD). We will review applications and let you know by Friday, 29 April (EOD).

Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022 is taking place from 2 May till 6 May, 2022. The whole Challenge will be held in a virtual meeting format and the Grand Final will take place at the Accenture Prague office (hybrid mode possible).

2 May

  • 10:00 - 12:00 Opening, Briefing, Case introduction, Case best practice recommendations
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Q&A

3, 4 May

  • Students solve cases until 4 May, 23:59

5 May

  • Case evaluation by Accenture committee. We will let you know by 20:00 if your team is going to the finals

6 May - Grand finals physically at the Accenture Prague offices

  • 09:00 - 09:30 Finalist teams gathering & introduction
  • 09:30 - 15:00 Team presentations
  • 15:00 - 17:00 Evaluation
  • 17:00 - 17:30 Winners announcement
  • 17:30 - 23:00 Networking

Each individual who registers in the Challenge must be:

  • at least 18 years old;
  • current university students in bachelor or master program of Czech based university;
  • current PhD students of Czech based university.
  • All Participants must be fluent in English, in Czech and/or in Slovak language.

Yes, you will be asked to write a short answer about digital challenges in retail and you need to submit your CV. Based on your answer and other qualifying criteria, our jury will choose teams who will be able to compete within the Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022.

It's a team competition. In case you apply as a team and your team is qualified you will be competing alongside your teammates.

If you apply without a team, we will find you suitable teammates among other applicants. You will receive the contact details of your team members one day before the Consulting Challenge 2022.

On the day of the event, you can withdraw from the Consulting Challenge 2022; however, to compete for prizes, your team needs to have at least two members until the end. Teams of one member will be able to stay and complete the challenge, but they will not be eligible for prizes.

The jury will evaluate your proposed solution, based on the following criteria:

  • Feasibility: Is the idea implementable in real life?
  • Innovation: Is the idea going to differentiate us from competitors?
  • Value: Would the Business value be sufficient to invest in this idea?
  • Presentation: Were all the parts of the case study answered and supported by high-quality documents? Are they presented to the jury in a clear, wellstructured manner?

Based on the best solved case study on above mentioned qualities, the jury will select and announce the winning team of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

1st place:

The whole winning team will receive an Alza voucher in the value of 20.000 CZK.

2nd place:

The whole winning team will receive an Alza voucher in the value of 10.000 CZK.

3rd place:

The whole winning team will receive an Alza voucher in the value of 5.000 CZK.

Your successful participation in the Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022 as a member of the winning team will be taken into consideration when applying for an internship in Accenture.

Please note that not every participant in the Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022 is eligible to win prizes. On the day of the event, you can withdraw from the Accenture Consulting Challenge 2022; however, to compete for prizes, your team needs to have at least two members until the end. Teams of one member will be able to stay and complete the challenge, but they will not be eligible for prizes.

The event is planned to be run virtually using MS Teams. Don’t forget to also confirm ahead of time that you have an internet connection and a pair of headphones, with a functioning microphone. A video camera is optional, but desirable.

I need help with some issues, who can I contact?

Please, send us an email at cz.marketing@accenture.com.

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