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From marketing and finance to sustainability and negotiation, our leading corporate partners deliver innovative and exciting business cases for our participants every year! Are you up for the challenge?
Bain & Company
Strategy - Carbon emissions reduction
The client, a grocery retailer, is developing a carbon reduction plan to tackle its main GHG sources within scopes 1, 2, and 3 frameworks. They are asking to identify high-emission product lines, to benchmark their sustainability targets against competitors’, and to share a consumer incentivisation plan that will shift shopper preferences.
Marketing - Luxury brand diversification
Expanding on a world-renowned brand image, Ferrari has diversified from the automotive industry to theme parks, e-sports, and hospitality. The challenge is to identify new markets, touch-points, and products that will excite Ferrari’s two key audiences--Ferrari owners and Ferrari fans--while respecting the brand's luxury heritage.
Negotiation - Aviation industry
Michelin asked for a set of pragmatic and medium term measures that will push their client towards greener practices, with a focus on items such as fleet renewal, electric ground operations, and single-use plastics. Michelin must remain competitive in the market and adhere to strict safety criteria while achieving their sustainability ambitions.
Finance - Subsidiary business relations
In this interactive challenge, participants played role of an analyst seconded by teams in Milan and Shanghai. It was a race against the clock to complete financial analyses and deliver a smooth presentation to reassur stakeholders that the Chinese subsidiary was performing well under market pressures.
Sustainability - Energy infrastructure
Participants were tasked with implementing a new energy grid in a remote location to support local communities, schools, and small businesses. Energy security and socio-economic impact assessments needed to be developed and presented.