Double Victory for Canada in NIBS Competition

Carleton University from Ottawa, Canada won the week-long business case competition organized by Network of International Business Schools with Concordia University from Montreal on the 2nd place.

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences Rauma Campus hosted the competition in February – March 2017.

10.3.2017 | By: Katri Väkiparta, Päivi Sorvi | Photo: SAMK student

NIBS2017 winner Carleton University, Ottawa, Kanada
NIBS2017 winner Carleton University, Ottawa, Kanada

Carleton´s team members were Carlos Cantafio, Jacqueline De Sousa, Chongo Bwalyan and Sonia Fendt. Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and London South Bank University divided the 3rd place.

After Round 3, 8 out of the participating 16 teams went out on Wednesday, including the Satakunta University of Applied Sciences team: Jan Joensivu, Van Nguyen, Marcel Uhlig and Uyen Thuc Le with Vesa Rosenqvist as a coach.

The competition week with its extremely busy schedule was a real effort for the organizers. Marina Wikman and Anssi Pajala from Satakunta University of Applied Sciences were responsible for organizing the event.

– A hectic, absolutely brilliant, unique feeling, describes Marina Wikman who was responsible for co-chairing logistics and practical arrangements.

– A phenomenal, incredible happening that left a good feeling, summarized Anssi Pajala,responsible for co-chairing case and judging arrangements.

The 22nd NIBS Competition was given credit for the ample amount of volunteers, well-functioning arrangements and a relaxed and stylish gala evening. The distinguished gala evening got special thanks for its atmosphere from NIBS Vice Chairman Robin Ritchie.

Next year NIBS finalists will be competing at Universidad del Istmo in Guatemala.

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