The IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) Student Case Competition (SCC) announced regional winners for India today. Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, emerged as the winners in the India competition, followed by Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies as the first runners up, and Christ University, Chennai as the third runners up.
IMA received 70+ entries from nearly 40 colleges and universities for the India leg of the 2022 Student Case Competition before shortlisting the top six teams to go ahead for final round of the competition.. The winning teams from around the world will earn an all-expenses paid trip to Dubai where they will compete head-to-head to land the global title.
The IMA Student Case Competition 2022 has seen teams from Europe, Asia, Middle East, and India excelling over their peers in regional championships that included 10 finalists shortlisted from 91 entries at 64 different universities from the Middle East and India region alone.
Hanadi Khalife, senior director of MEA & India operations at IMA said, “I congratulate all the students who participated in IMA’s Student Case Competition 2022 this year. We had a record number of students and universities vie for the title this year and are particularly proud to see IIM Indore team emerge as the winners of this year’s regional competition. The winning teams demonstrated outstanding abilities, which made selecting the top winner a major challenge for the judges. We are happy to see this competition growing and becoming tougher each year; this marks an essential part of our commitment to helping prepare young students for the future by giving them the opportunity to build their strategic mindset by analysing real business challenges faced by enterprises. IMA remains dedicated to presenting such opportunities to finance and accounting students and challenging them to put their analytical thinking to the test so they may better support the organizations they work with when the time comes.”
As part of the competition, participating teams of three to five members were challenged to demonstrate their analytical skills, strategic foresight, and creativity in formulating their cases and in turn, presenting their work to a panel of management accounting experts.
Over the years, IMA has seen thousands of students from some of the top universities around the world further affirming a growing appetite amongst young aspiring future professionals looking to showcase their capabilities by taking on big business problems. For its 11th year, IMA invited eligible students from the region to solve a business case titled: “Maximizing Customer Value at the Cage.
The business case involves helping a company named The Cage, a small to medium-size business operating futsal facility, on how to maximize the value provided to its customers by innovatively interpreting, analyzing, evaluating, synthesizing, and communicating a solution.
The Indian chapter of IMA Student Case Competition 2022 was supported by EduPristine, Miles Education and EXL which came on board as platinum sponsors along with Chanakya Business School, VG Learning Destination and Knowcraft Analytics as gold sponsors.