10 teams vie in Stenden ‘Internal Case’ competition
TRIBUNE NEWS NETWORK
DOHA THE 4th Annual Internal Case Competition of Stenden University Qatar successfully concluded at the university campus, in Doha, on Sunday.
This event gave the opportunity to students from different majors and study years to compete as teams in solving business cases and presenting solutions to a committee of judges chosen among the management and academic staff of the university.
A total of ten teams competed intensively in a round-robin format to gain a place in the final. Teams composed of three or four students each, analysed a business case and presented their ideas and solutions to a panel of judges.
After 2 days of vigorous competition, ‘Athena Consultancy’ and ‘Inspire Consultants’ topped their divisions and competed for first and second place. In the final, ‘Athena Consultancy’ demonstrated stronger skills in analysis, critical thinking and presentation which catapulted them in the lead and hence winning the competition.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, President of Stenden University Qatar Wayne Johnson thanked all the members of the organising committee and the students for their participation and distinguished contribution to the success of the competition.
Athena Consultancy’s members; Abdulla al Ghanim, Saima Bukhari, Sajid M Ettol and Samantha Serrao and members of Inspire Consultants; Abdullah al Ammari, Maliha Sadaqat, Nihal Nalakath and Zakaria Jweihan received certificates and prizes for their outstanding performances.
The ‘Internal Case Competition’ is a major stepping stone for Stenden’s preparations for other international case competitions. The winning team ‘Athena Consultancy’ will represent Stenden University Qatar at these events. Stenden University Qatar is the defending champion at this year’s case competition organised by CNA-Q and the school had won the competition previously in 2008, 2009 and 2010.