Details of 
The Challenger

The Competition Format

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1. Participants must be full-time undergraduate students from private or public colleges and universities in Thailand, or studying abroad but holding a Thai passport.
2. A team must consist of FOUR undergraduate students.
3. A team can consist of students from different faculties and/or different universities.
4. Participants must be a member of one team only.
5. The finalists of the Challenger 2015 onwards and participants of TUBC are not eligible to apply for the Challenger 2019.

The Competition

In a business case competition, participants are given a case based on a real company to analyze, solve and present to the judges under time constraints. The business cases will include facts and data about a company's situation, issues, and/or future goals. Teams will be judged on various criteria, such as depth of analysis, amount of creativity, degree of practicality, presentation skills and responses to judges’ questions.

Event Schedule

Event Date Venue
Application Period Monday 15 July - Sunday 11 August 2019 Online
Qualifying Round Wednesday 14 - Wednesday 21 August 2019 Online
Semi-Final and Final Round Sunday 1 September 2019 The Berkeley Hotel Pratunam

Case Format

Qualifying Round

After the application process ends, the participants will be given a case to analyze. An electronic file of each team’s solutions has to be submitted to the organizing committee before the deadline. The solutions of the business case will be evaluated by judges selected by the organizing committee.

Semi-Final Round

In Semi-Final round, all 16 teams will be randomly placed into 4 divisions, each with 4 time slots. Each team is required to present their case solution from the qualifying round to a panel of judges within 20 minutes, followed by 15-minute Q&A.

Final Round

Out of 16 teams, one best-performing team from each division will be selected to compete in the final round. Only 3 winning teams will advance to TUBC2019.