Format & FAQ

CASE COMPETITION FORMAT & FAQ

DATES

Wednesday case – 22,5 hours
Sign-up deadline: 28th of February 23:59 CET
Case launch 1st of March 09:30 CET
Hand- in 2nd of March 08.00 CET
Semifinals + final in Copenhagen 3rd of March 08.30 – 12.30 CET
Monday case – 5 hours
Sign-up deadline: 26th of February 23:59 CETCase launch 27th of February 10:00 CETHand- in 27th of February 15.00 CET
Maximum 20 teams, first come- first serve

CASE FORMAT

Monday case

Format of solution: PowerPoint, 8 slides in pdf. No presentations.16:9 slide formatThe case will be launched at launch event and online.
The solution must be submitted at OPEN web page.

Wednesday case

Format of solution: PowerPoint, 15 slides + executive summary in pdf16:9 slide formatThe case will launched at launch event and online. The signed up teams will receive information about submission details

 

TEAM

Both the Monday case and the Wednesday case are open for both Bachelor stu-dents and Master students (not MBA students) at a university in selected European countries. See full country list in the rules and regualtions.2-4 people in each team.If you have not found a team member, check out our Mix and Match-page. Link Here!

 

SEMI-FINALS AND FINAL – ONLY WEDNESDAY CASE
15 min presentation and 10 min Q&A9 teams in semi-finals3 teams in the finalPlease read the rules and regulations for details about transportation to Copenhagen for semi-finalists.

DOWNLOAD RULES

You can download the complete set of rules here.
Latest version 27.02.2017

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS CBS COMPETITION?
CBS Case Competition OPEN, is a case competition open to all students enrolled at a European university. CBS Case Competition OPEN gives students the opportunity to enhance their analytical skillset by solving a real-life business case. Participants will receive professional feedback, and have an opportunity to win money prizes.

 

CAN I PARTICIPATE IN OPEN ?
Both graduate and undergraduate students at institutions selected European countries can participate. The full list of countries is accessible in the complete set of rules above.The case can be downloaded and solved anywhere and must be handed in online.Monday case – 5 hoursSign-up deadline: 26th of February 23:59 CETCase launch 27th of February 10:00 CETHand- in 27th of February 15.00 CETMaximum 20 teams, first come- first serveWednesday case Format of solution: PowerPoint, 15 slides + executive summary in pdf16:9 slide formatThe case will launched at launch event and online. The signed up teams will receive information about submission details

 

DO I NEED CASE-SOLVING EXPERIENCE TO PARTICIAPTE?
No, you do not need any previous case solving experience. CBS Case Competition OPEN is a great op-portunity to try solving a case for the first time. No matter how far you make it, you will receive professional feedback on your solution. If you need tips on a how to solve a case, check out out Tool Box Here!