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CIMA India announces the launch of Global Business Challenge 2015


Case study report submission deadline: April 25, 2015
Entries invited from PUNE..

Pune (Jan. 30, 2015): CIMA India (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) has opened the registration for its internationally renowned annual business competition - Global Business Challenge 2015 (GBC), inviting entries from undergraduate college and university students from across PUNE

In 2014, more than 500 teams from 128 institutions and universities across India participated in GBC. This year too GBC is organized across 24 countries, in partnership with Barclays.

The CIMA Global Business Challenge is an international business competition designed to bring out the best in the young future business leaders and emphasizes on CIMA’s vision of developing and nurturing young talent around the world. GBC helps undergraduate students to foster better interpersonal and communications skills, by working together as a four-member team to present a business case study.

Speaking about GBC, Debasish Biswas, Country Head, CIMA India said: “The Global Business Challenge is an internationally acclaimed platform, which helps students imbibe the knowledge, skills and competency that is needed to make them future business leaders, while giving them an unique opportunity to test their analytical skills revolving around business and financial management. We expect to receive over 1,000 team registrations for GBC this year for the qualifying round from across India.”

Each team consists of four members, and they must be full-time/part-time undergraduate students from a university/institution. There is no upper limit on the number of teams, which can participate from an university/institution. For details of registration, please refer the following link: https://secure.cimaglobal.com/Events-and-cpd-courses/globalbusinesschallenge/GBC-Entry-Form/ . The last date for registration is April 15, 2015.

Competition Datelines:



Registration period

1 Jan 2015 – 15 April 2015

Case Study Report submission deadline

25 April 2015

 Regional/National Finals in Mumbai

20-21 June 2015

Global Final in Warsaw, Poland

August 2015