GENERAL

Should we prepare something prior to the competition?
There is no particular preparation needed for this challenge. On the day, we will explain how the simulation works and will allow some time for you and your team to practice. Facilitators will be available throughout the day to solve all queries.

Is there an entry or admission fee for this event?
No, this event is free of cost.

Should all team members register?
If you have a team already, only one team member needs to fill in the Team Registration form that will include the rest of the team members’ details. Registration can be completed on the Registrations tab under the ‘Business Simulation Challenge’ on the menu.

Do I need to be an applicant at Heriot Watt University Dubai to participate in the Business Challenge?
No, it is not necessary to be an applicant but all applicants are still welcome to participate.

Can I participate without a team?
The business simulation will require a combined effort from multiple members to secure maximum success and is a team-based competition. Therefore, you need to register as a team in order to take part, or alternatively, if you don’t have a team, you can register as an individual and our staff will assign you to a team for the day.

How do I get to Heriot Watt Dubai?
The location map for Heriot Watt can be found on the following link: https://www.hw.ac.uk/documents/dubai-campus-map.pdf

 

INTER-SCHOOL CHALLENGE

Do I need to be a business student to participate in the Business Challenge?
No, all students from various academic backgrounds are welcome to participate.

If I completed year 11, can I participate?
Yes, all students from grades 11-13 are encouraged to participate.

What are the benefits of participating?
Participating in this business challenge revolves around interacting in a unique multiplayer business simulation, allowing participants to make important business decisions in a risk free environment and get immediate feedback. Winners of the Business challenge have the opportunity to earn up to 50% in Heriot Watt Scholarships

What are the prizes?
All members of the team placed first get a 50% scholarship to study at Heriot Watt University Dubai, followed by 40% for the team placed second and 30% for the team placed third. The winning team will also receive iPads and a cash prize worth of AED1,000 per team member. There will also be a prize for the Best Marketing Campaign awarded by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

What is the deadline for registration?
The deadline to register for this Business Challenge is Saturday the 21st of April, 2018.

 

POSTGRADUATES CHALLENGE

Do I need to be a business/management graduate or professional in order to participate in the Business Challenge?
No, individuals from various career backgrounds are welcome to participate.

What are the benefits of participating?
Participating in this business challenge revolves around interacting in a unique multiplayer business simulation, allowing participants to make important business decisions in a risk free environment and get immediate feedback. Winners of the Business challenge have the opportunity to earn up to 25% in Heriot-Watt Post-Graduate Degree Program Scholarships

What are the prizes?
All members of the team placed first get a 25% scholarship to study at Heriot Watt University Dubai, followed by 15% for the team placed second and 10% for the team placed third. There will also be a prize for the Best Marketing Campaign awarded by The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

What is the deadline for registration?
The deadline to register for this Business Challenge is Monday the 30th of April, 2018.