“The whole process has ... given me a glimpse of what it means to be a global leader, now and in the future ”
“Unity in diversity is what makes this contest
beautiful and important”
The Global Enterprise Experience is an international business competition that develops skills in managing across cultures, time zones, world views and levels of wealth and poverty. It builds a mindset for creating successful business ventures that tackle social and environmental issues.
The 2014 contest ran from March 26 to April 16 with 960 participants from 208 universities in 62 countries placed in 114 multinational teams of eight members. Teams used distance communication technologies to build their team, come up with creative ideas on profitable businesses to address the needs of youth and/or children, and write a business concept proposal. The prize giving ceremony will be held in New Zealand's Parliament on May 20 2014.
The 2015 contest will run from April 22 to May 13, it is free to enter, and there are no restrictions on who may enrol.