Do well by doing good
The 2015 Accenture Innovation Challenge is the challenge with a difference. Participants put their community spirit and creative ideas to the test to make a positive impact while gaining consulting experience
Work in consulting-style teams and benefit from mentoring by Accenture staff
Develop an innovative idea to solve a real-life challenge faced by our non-profit partner, Back On My Feet
Compete for the opportunity to pitch your idea to our non-profit partner and Accenture senior leadership
Make a real impact: the winning team will join Accenture for an Innovation Experience to develop the plan to potentially put their idea into practice
Interested in participating in the 2015 Accenture Innovation Challenge? Sign up now to start the registration process.
See the About the Challenge, Rules and Registration, and Non-profit Partners tabs for more information about the challenge structure, timelines, Official Terms and Conditions, how to register, eligibility and prizes!
The challenge with a difference
The Accenture U.S. Innovation Challenge is a multi-round event that combines hands-on consulting experience with the opportunity to make a positive impact on society. Work with a team to collaboratively develop a solution for a case based on a real-world challenge faced by national non-profits.
About the Process
The Accenture Innovation Challenge will be judged in three rounds, with the first round being a one-day competition on campus.
See the 2015 Accenture Innovation Challenge Schedule for details.
Exciting consulting opportunities with Accenture will be awarded to the winning teams in each round.
Campus Semi-Finalists:Top two MBA teams on each campus
Prize: Final round interview for summer internship
National Finalists:Top three MBA teams nationally
National Winners:Top MBA team nationally
More information is available in the Official Terms and Conditions
2014 Challenge Winners
Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2014 Accenture Innovation Challenge:
Graduate Team Finalists
Winner! Johnson Graduate School of Management: Jessie Sloan, Hajir Sailor, Evan Footer, Andrew Maia
Darden School of Business: Trenton Murphey, Dana Clifford, Quentin Vasdeboncoeur, Ellen Miller
Goizueta Business School: Christopher Sanson, Heidi Laki, Thomas Clark, Matthew Craycraft
Undergraduate Team Finalists
Winner! Georgetown University: Addie Fleron, Aarsh Sachdeva, Parth Shah
Duke University : Suhani Jalota, Qiuyu Lin, Daniel Ketyer
University of California, Berkeley: Lim Yi Jean, Pranay Singal, Kristie Chang, Kevin Yin
Watch our playlist on YouTube for insights and advice from student participants, and Accenture and non-profit partner judges who attended the final round of the 2014 Innovation Challenge.
Turning issue into outcome
For past Innovation Challenges, Accenture partnered with national non-profits to provide student participants with real-life challenges to solve. In conjunction with members of the winning student teams Accenture worked with the non-profit partners to implement solutions proposed during the annual Innovation Challenge.
America's Promise Alliance (2012) - The organization's digital presence was enhanced to position the national youth partnership to inspire website visitors to act in support of America's children and youth.
Partners for possibilities
Accenture is proud to partner with national non-profit organization, Back On My Feet for the 2015 Accenture Innovation Challenge, MBA competition. As part of the challenge, participating students will develop - and compete for a chance to possibly help implement a solution that address a real-world challenge faced by this organizations