Go Green In the City A Global Business Case Challenge


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(PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – “Creating Smarter Cities” is the theme behind the Go Green in the City a Global Business Case Challenge.

SLUDTERA is pleased to inform eligible St. Lucians about this amazing competition. Not only is this a competition, but it is one that will lead to a well paid job if the team is successful!

Second year students of the University of the West Indies Open Campus St. Lucia, UWI, the University of the Southern Caribbean (USC), Monroe College and Lynchburg College St. Lucia Campus, who are pursuing an MBA or Bachelor Degree or Masters in either Business or Engineering, and who would be interested in working in the United States, are urged to apply.

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How It Works

1. Register and Create your account.

The eligible schools in St. Lucia are not currently listed on the registration form, so the SLUDTERA Team is in communication with the challenge organizers, to edit the registration form and include the list of schools. Once this has been done, students will be able to register and then will take part in the quizzes to gain unique insights that will help you develop your idea. The participants with the highest scores stand to win the Go Green Champs Award.

2. Team Up

Team up with a friend, or find a teammate through the competition platform! Both teammates must be studying in the same country, and each team must include at least one female member.

3. Submit a Great Idea

Choose any one category from below and work on the case together with your partner. When you are ready, upload the case solution to the Team page.

Competition Categories

No Boundaries – Submit your own unique idea for smarter and more energy efficient cities. The only limit is your imagination.

Sustainability & Inclusivity – Propose your innovative and compelling solutions for Schneider Electric to follow in digitizing and enabling access to energy for a sustainable and inclusive development.

Digital Economy – Leverage data from a digitized Schneider electric product to incubate a new added value service for a more comfortable and green life.

Smart Manufacturing & Supply Chain – Identify real life or innovative applications of IoT that enable Supply Chain to improve efficiencies in operations. Highlight some reach cases and the benefits of these applications to Schneider electric’s supply chain.

Cyber Security – Propose an innovative idea to detect cyber attacks in home automation and how mobile phones can be part of this solution.

Who Is Eligible?

This competition is open to two-member teams from anywhere in the world with at least one female member. To take part, you must:

Be an MBA, Master’s or Bachelor’s student (at least 2nd year) in Business or Engineering, as mentioned earlier.
You and your teammate must study in the same country for the duration of the competition. You don’t have to be in the same university, study the same subject or be in the same year. Neither do you have to be citizens or permanent residents of the country.

Be proficient in English.

Challenge Timeline

Registration opened on February 8th 2018

Deadline for submissions to the challenge is June 1st 2018

Semi-finalists will be announced based on the regional timelines

Finalists will be announced on September 3rd 2018

Finals will take place in Atlanta Georgia in November 2018

Why Participate?


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