Hult Global Case Challenge Announces Winners of Regional CompetitionsBy Hult International Business School, PRNE
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
LONDON, March 10, 2011 - Hult International Business School (www.hult.edu/index) announces
the five regional winning teams of its 2nd Annual Hult Global Case Challenge
(hultglobalcasechallenge.com/) : Boston University School of
Management, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, University of
Belgrade Faculty of Organizational Sciences, SDA Bocconi School of Management
and The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. The regional
competition took place on Saturday, March 5 in Boston, San Francisco, London,
Dubai and Shanghai.
This year's Hult Global Case Challenge brings together college and
university students from the world's top schools to focus on developing
solutions to accelerate clean water access and sanitation around the world.
The five regional winners will now advance to the Global Final on April 28 in
New York City to compete for a $1 million prize, which will be made available
to Water.org (www.water.org/) and the opportunity to meet President
Bill Clinton. A sixth team from the online competition will be announced on
March 21 and will join the five regional winners at the Global Final.
"We congratulate all regional winners on a job well done and look forward
to a robust and exciting competition in April," said Dr. Stephen Hodges,
president of Hult International Business School. "With more than one billion
people worldwide lacking access to clean water, this Case Challenge is
presenting an opportunity for some of the brightest minds in the world to
contribute solutions to a growing social and environmental crisis. By
reaching beyond Wall Street, Canary Wharf, Lujiazui and other major financial
districts, we hope to teach the next generation of business leaders that the
skills they learn can be used for-good as well as for-profit."
Global judges will include Gary White, Executive Director and Co-Founder
of Water.org; George Fisher, Former CEO of Kodak and current senior advisor
of private equity powerhouse KKR; Bruce Mosler, Co-Chairman of Cushman &
Wakefield; Peter Thum, Co-Founder of Ethos Water and a Vice President at
Starbucks; Gary Hattem, President of the Deutsche Bank Foundation; and Premal
Shah, a leading social entrepreneur and president of Kiva.org.
About Hult International Business School:
Hult International Business School (formerly known as the Arthur D.
Little School of Management) is the first global business school with
campuses in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, and Shanghai. The School
offers a range of business-focused programs including MBA, Master and
Undergraduate degrees. Hult's one-year MBA program is ranked in the top 30 in
the world by The Economist and among the top 100 by the Financial Times.
Carolin Bachmann, +44(798) 534-0179, carolin.bachmann at hult.edu
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