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Winners of ICC@M2013 invited back to provide advice to Maastricht

The winners of ICC@M2013 (the international case competition organized by SBE in April 2013) were invited back to Maastricht to share their ideas and recommendations regarding the final case: how can Maastricht win the bid for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2018? The Municipality of Maastricht and the Maastricht Capital of Culture [...]

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And the winner is:

The final results of the ICC@M2013: 1. FICT Consulting – University of Porto 2. Cortex Consulting – University of Florida 3. Optimus – Simon Fraser University 4. Paradigm – Queen’s School of Business

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Finalist ICC@M2013

The finalists for ICC@M2013:   FICT Consulting Cortex Consulting Paradigm Optimus

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Results 24-hour case

Division   A Teams Q Park DSV Maastricht 2018 Total (finalist) Central Consulting 8 7 8 7,8 Consilio Consulting 9 9 6 7,2 EVA Consulting 6 8 7 7 FICT Consulting 7 6 9 8           Division B Teams         Cortex Consulting 9 9 8 8,4 Synergetic Solutions [...]

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Workshop MC4E/City of Maastricht – “Think tank”

In order to improve the entrepreneurial environment in Maastricht, Anna Mihail from the Maastricht Center for Entrepreneurship (MC4E) and Brenda Firth from the municipality of Maastricht organized a “think tank”. The participants of this workshop were asked to brainstorm in three groups about what and how to improve the entrepreneurial environment in Maastricht. The first [...]

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MC4E corporate workshop at ICC@M2013: review

Holding a workshop at the ICC@M was a great pleasure. We introduced two cases: Smart Capital Networks presented a real startup case that was discussed and pitched in groups of 4 to 5 students. We also gave the students the challenge to think together with the City of Maastricht about how to make Maastricht more [...]

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Workshop MC4E/Smart Capitial Network – “Walk in an entrepreneur’s shoes”

On Wednesday 24 April 2013, Bas Lemmens of Smart Capital Network (SCN) held a workshop about how it feels to walk in an entrepreneur’s shoes. SCN connects experienced entrepreneurs, financial engineers and seasoned directors with start-ups and SMEs. In order to do so, SCN valued an entrepreneur’s idea on 10 criteria, alias the SCN Value [...]

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Results of the second round, 3 hour case #2

Here are the results of the 3-hour case #2 (Wednesday, 24 April 2013) Division A: 1. Consilio Consulting 2. EVA Consulting 3. Central Consulting 4. FICT Consulting   Division B: 1. Cortex Consulting 2. Synergy Consulting 3. Fields Consulting 4. Team Panther   Division C: 1. Paradigm 2. Real Consulting 3. The Raw herrings 4. Highland [...]

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Corporate Event DSM: Business models at the Base of the Pyramid

One of the first corporate events during ICC@M 2013 was a workshop about DSM nutrition and their projects to introduce nutritional products for low income families in Jakarta and Kenya. The room was filled with a nice mixture of interested bachelor students, master students and SBE staff of diverse cultural backgrounds. The workshop was opened [...]

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Workshop Océ: “Corporate Learning Institute: From Cost to Profit Center”

One of the first corporate events of the 2013 edition of the ICC@M was held by Chad Cook and Patrick Collaris from Océ’s International Trading Center (ITC). Stimulating learning in the organization both on technical aspects as well as on the soft skills, the ITC enables Océ to increase efficiency between and within its global [...]

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