GLOBAL 2024

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GLOBAL 2024 case submission has ended

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Case submission for GLOBAL has now ended!

Sign up for GLOBAL has closed on February 12th at 9:00 am CET

NB: Individual sign-ups has closed on February 4th at 23.59 CET

A GLOBAL CASE COMPETITION

GLOBAL is an international case competition and CBS Case Competition’s response to an increasingly digitized world. GLOBAL 2024 is open for all university students globally and it is a chance for anyone, no matter location, to compete with some of the top case teams out there. The initial round and semi-finals will be held digitally, allowing all students from around the world to take part in the case solving experience. The GLOBAL 2024 final will be held in-person and streamed online from Copenhagen Business School. The top 3 teams will be flown into Copenhagen and present in-person in the grand final which is livestreamed to all relevant platforms. GLOBAL is your chance to practice case-solving and be challenged by a panel of industry-leading professionals, which is an experience rarely gained while studying.

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24 HOURS OF CASE CRACKING

Teams of 3-4 students have 24 hours to come up with a solution to a real-life business challenge

TRULY GLOBAL

Undergraduate and graduate students* from all over the world can participate.
* That have finished their undergraduate studies within no more than two years of starting their graduate studies

THOROUGH FEEDBACK

Submissions are judged by a panel of industry-leading professionals that will provide valuable feedback to the participants

FINAL

The best teams are invited to compete in the final, which this year will be held in-person and streamed online from Copenhagen Business School.

TIMELINE

WHY PARTICIPATE?

Demonstrate that you have the skills to succeed. GLOBAL 2024 will test your critical thinking, presentation technique and case-solving skills.

It is a chance to practice case-solving and be challenged by a panel of industry-leading professionals.

GLOBAL is an amazing experience and we are certain you will learn a lot and have fun along the way.

Participating in case competitions is a great way for you to test your skills and knowledge from the classroom in a real-life business case challenge.

PREPARE FOR THE GLOBAL GRAND FINAL

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FAQ

GLOBAL 2024 is comprised of three rounds:

  1. All teams have 24 hours to solve a real-life business case. Solutions are uploaded through our online platform.
  2. From all the solutions, the top 9 teams will continue to the semifinals which is hosted as a video conference.
  3. The top 3 teams from the semifinals with the best solutions, handpicked by a panel of experienced judges, will be invited to the GLOBAL 2024 final, which will be held in-person and streamed from Copenhagen Business School. The finalists will need to be eligible to enter Copenhagen, Denmark. All expenses for flights, and hotels will be provided and paid by CBS Case Competition. 

Case company announced : 30th jan

Case launch : 12th feb 9am 

Case submissions : 13th feb 9am

Semi-finals : 15 feb 

Social day : 21st feb

Global final : 22nd feb

GLOBAL 2024 is open to undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. If your team proceeds to the semi-finals, CBS Case Competition will need confirmation of enrolment from all team members. Because of the short time between the preliminary round and the semi-finals, please have the appropriate documentation ready in advance.

You are eligible to participate if you are either

  • an undergraduate student
  • a graduate student with no more than a two-year gap between graduating from your bachelor program and being enrolled in your graduate program.

If your team proceeds to the semi-finals, CBS Case Competition will need confirmation of enrolment from all team members. Because of the short time between the preliminary round and the semi-finals, please have the appropriate documentation ready in advance.

Notice: as semifinals will be hosted online, it is a requirement that participating teams can facilitate stable and a high bandwidth internet connection and high-quality sound and video equipment.

The solution must be submitted as a single PDF document consisting of:

  1. A slide deck of maximum 15 slides inclusive appendices, but exclusive front page.


You can upload as many solutions as you want to (e.g. drafts and test submissions) - the last upload will be your final submission. You are not allowed to disclose your name, the name of your university, or your country of origin in your final solution. The slide size must be 16:9. Notice that the solution must be submitted as a single PDF document.

Teams have to consist of 3 to 4 eligible students. Teams can be formed across universities and countries. Be aware that we no longer find it responsible for teams to be present at the same physical location during the semifinals. Therefore, to ensure fairness of competition, each team member is required to sit individually, but in a group video call with the rest of the team.

If you don't have a team but still want to participate, it is possible to sign up as an individual and we will match groups based on experience and personal traits.

There is no fee for participating.

Sign-ups opens December 1st (on the website), and further  information about it will also be provided.

You can secure a viewing seat for the 2024 GLOBAL final by clicking here.

The final will also be viewable online through a livestream

For inquiries or questions, contact us on: global@casecompetition.com