2019 Zurich Enterprise Challenge


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Location (s):

  • Online
  • Switzerland


Competefor a CHF 5’000 cash prize, as well as attendance and presentation at the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit 2019!


The Zurich Enterprise Challenge 2019 is a three-phase team competition, designed to offer participating Masters, MBA and PhD students the unique opportunity to work directly with multinational companies to provide real world solutions to corporate challenges.

  • Phase 1: Your team will solve a generic case study by using the Zurich Risk Room, Zurich’s award-winning country risk assessment tool, and improve your understanding of risk analysis and management.
  • Phase 2: The top 20 teams will collaborate with a selected Zurich multinational corporate customer to provide a solution for a real-world corporate challenge.
  • Phase 3: The winning team will present their solutions and recommendations to an audience of senior business executives attending the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit 2019.


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The challenge is open to Master, MBA and PhD students (full or part-time) from any university. Participants should have an interest in management, finance, strategy and risk management or similar subjects. Multiple teams representing the same university can join the challenge.


This is a team challenge; each team should consist of 3-4 team members. Each team member is required to create a Project Firefly profile. Be sure to complete your team's registration and enter the challenge.


Deadline: May 05, 2019

Cost/funding for participants:


Winning team

  • Attend and present at the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit 2019,  including travel and accommodation
  • Interviews with Zurich*
  • Cash prize of CHF 5’000

*Chances at interviews for top performing participants. Zurich and partner companies will have the opportunity to review candidates within the challenge.

Top 20

  • Work with Zurich and select multinational customers on current corporate challenges, such as Philips, Kuehne + Nagel and Nestlé
  • Cash prize of CHF 5’000 for the winning team, CHF 2’000 for the runner-up
  • Earn a certificate highlighting your achievements



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