International Business Case Competition is a business case competition where teams of national and international university students solve real world business challenges through analyzing scenarios with problem-solving skills, developing strategies, and presenting systematic solutions as professionals.
Engaging in last year’s IBCC was a game-changer, amplifying my analytical and creative thinking in applying business know-how. Notably, presenting it directly to top management of the case contributor was a hands-on lesson in effective problem-solving.
I firmly believe that incessantly questioning “why” is pivotal for success, coupled with assembling a diverse team, as exemplified in my case where each member of my team came from different majors.
To those entering business case competitions for the first time, don’t be shy to seek mentors for their invaluable feedback, gaining new & fresh perspectives, and ideas from their experience!
Participating in IBCC GBF marked my debut in business case competitions. Despite the initial challenges of tackling a digital banking case, my team’s dedication led us to the finals. The offline pitching and debates were tough, but the experience was invaluable for learning, discussion, and personal growth.
Teamwork is essential in these competitions; my success is owed to my team’s active brainstorming and collaboration. Clarity in understanding solutions and delivering them with confidence is key. Feedback is crucial, and continuous improvement is a part of success, as emphasized by GBF’s mentoring.
As a first-time participant, self-doubt was inevitable, but embracing challenges and giving your best is vital. Regardless of the outcome, the learning process is always rewarding. Lastly, don’t hesitate to seek guidance from those with more experience.
The IBCC held by Ganesha Business Fest (GBF) was one of the best business case competitions I’ve ever participated in. With a prominent case collaborator given to us, a complex yet interesting way to solve and create the strategy for it. A helpful committee, absolutely great mentors, and judges create unforgettable experiences.
I believe one of the keys to winning this competition is truly understanding what matters most in the case and creating a comprehensive yet easily understandable strategy that is well-suited to the needs and standards provided by the case collaborator.
For first-timers, I suggest never giving up and persisting until, at one point, you gain the momentum to win. Don’t forget to seek advice from more experienced individuals (mentors), access best practice resources, and allocate time and commitment among all team members.
The ‘Through The Eyes of A Consultant: Ace Your Case!’ workshop provides rovides a foundational understanding of business case competitions by integrating analytical frameworks and strategic approaches directly into a practical case study for business case competition achievers and first-timers. Participants who attend and actively participate in this workshop will gain the opportunity to receive a promotion code for the registration.
The ‘Matchmaking Networking Session’ webinar facilitates a platform for individual registrants to discover potential teammates, fostering professional relationships between business case competition enthusiasts.
The two-time mentoring sessions (online and on-site) exclusively reserved for finalists are provided to equip participants with knowledge and guidance to curate solutions and presentation for the final pitching and debate stage. The mentors consist of business case competition experts from the consulting industry, geared with extensive experience in the business case competition landscape.
Finalists will gain the opportunity to visit the case contributor’s company for a tour and discussions with executives of the company.
The final Pitching & Debate Round is held on-site for International Business Case Competition finalists. Finalists are provided with a talk show from the designated case contributor and a final mentoring session before pitching their solution to a panel of judges. In addition, finalists will compete head-to-head with an appointed opponent to debate a motion in relation to the solution of the case. This event will be held in SBM ITB Ganesha Campus, Bandung.
Undergraduate or vocational students from local and international universities are encouraged to join!
Yes! You can check the registration fee according to the time of the registration (Early, Normal, Late) on the Ganesha Business Festival website or @ganeshabusinessfest on Instagram.
Absolutely! With a maximum of three members, a team can consist of participants from different majors, departments, faculties, and universities.
Yes! Since the case will be given in English, the solution should be written in proper English as well.
It is highly encouraged that you attend the ‘Through The Eyes of A Consultant: Ace Your Case!’ for an opportunity to receive a promotional code for International Business Case Competition registration fee and to gain knowledge regarding the foundations of business case competition from a consulting expert.
Team registration is reserved for participants who had already formed teams of three members. Meanwhile, individual registration is for individuals who have not yet found a team. We will facilitate individual registrants with ‘Matchmaking Networking Session’ webinar for participants to discover potential teammates. In the end, individual participants are obligated to take part in the International Business Case Competition as a team.
The competition will consist of three stages: Preliminary, Semifinal, and Final. Preliminary and Semifinal stages will entirely be held online. However, the Final stage will be largely held on-site in Bandung, Indonesia, containing a myriad of exciting events.
The theme is ‘Blueprinting Industry 5.0: Bridging the Path to Circular Sustainability’, derived from Ganesha Business Festival’s grand theme: ‘Sync The Green Mobius’. This year’s theme encapsulates the merge of circular economy principles with the advancements of Industry 5.0, reimagining a sustainable future for the business landscape.
School of Business andManagement ITBGanesha Street No. 10,Bandung, West Java 40132