3 years ago

When:
28 August, 2015

Location:
NAB 700 Bourke Street

Organised by:
Melbourne Microfinance Initative


MMI, Monash SEED, Deakin SeCo, RMIT AIESEC & UNSW Management Society are pleased to announce that the Global Microfinance Case Competition (GMCC) is back for 2015.

With UNSW, Deakin & RMIT joining as partner universities, this is set to be the biggest GMCC to date!

The annual Global Microfinance Case Competition is a competition designed to challenge students at universities across Victoria & NSW, for a truly Global problem: Providing financial services for the most vulnerable and creating opportunities for change.

Based on real life problems faced by many microfinance providers around the world, student competitors will have to use their business acumen to create a practical solution to change the lives of borrowers across developing countries.

Do you have what it takes to be the change you want to see in the world?

Prizes includes
1st Place: $500 prize & all-expenses paid dinner with professional executives

Grand Finalists: Corporate Day with NAB & A.T. Kearney

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REGISTRATION AND ELIGIBILITY:

Participants may only register in groups of four members. We accept participants of all degree types, however all team members in a group must be from the same participating university.

Competition Format: http://www.globalmicrofinancecasecompetition.com/?page_id=247

Registration Link: http://www.globalmicrofinancecasecompetition.com/?wpgform_qv=global-microfinance-case-competition-2015-team-registration


KEY DATES AND LOCATIONS:

Registration: Thursday, 23rd July;7:30PM - Wednesday, 5th August;5PM

GMCC Workshop & Case Release

The GMCC Workshop is not compulsory but highly recommended for all participants. It will provide you with the basic frameworks to solve the case. Please see below for details.

Melbourne, Monash, RMIT & Deakin:
Time & Date: Thursday 6th August; 6:05PM- 8PM
Location: Basement Theatre (B117), MSD Building, Parkville, University of Melbourne
* Please arrive between 5:30PM-6PM for a 6:05PM start

Please note that the venue has changed from the one previously promoted. The venue mentioned above is new one.

Venue: http://www.globalmicrofinancecasecompetition.com/?page_id=181

UNSW:
Time & Date: Thursday 6th August; 6:15PM- 8PM
Location: Law 101, UNSW Law Building (Building F8 Union Rd), UNSW, Kensington Campus

Attire: Casual

**The Case will be released digitally between 8PM-9PM, after the GMCC Workshop.

Case Submission Deadline: Wednesday, 12th August;5PM

Screening: Thursday, 13th August - Saturday, 15th August
**Teams will be notified about their progress to the Heat rounds by Sunday, 16th August;5PM

Heats and Campus Finals
Melbourne & RMIT: Tuesday, 18th August
Monash & Deakin: Tuesday, 18th August
UNSW: Tuesday, 18th August

Corporate Day in Melbourne (for teams in the grand final): T.B.C

Grand Final in Melbourne: Friday, 28th August

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Contact the student organisation at your participating university for more information!

Please visit the GMCC website for more information: Website:http://www.globalmicrofinancecasecompetition.com/