Deadline: January 5, 2019 17:00 (GMT-0500)| Apply here
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Eligibility: The challenge is open to master-level students of any field
Dates: February 9-10, 2019
Registration fee: USD 400,-
Location: Toronto, Canada

Rotman Design Challenge 2019

The Rotman Design Challenge (RDC) is a live event that brings together top talent from leading MBA and design schools across the globe to propose solutions to a complex business challenge posed by an innovative and forward-thinking sponsor.

This is not just another case competition, the RDC is a unique event that allows students to put design theories into practice in a collaborative environment where they are supported by academics, professionals, and consultants from the fields of business and design.

Using creative problem-solving techniques and frameworks from both the business and design disciplines, over 125 students will have the opportunity to share their experiences and to compete for top prizes.

The Challenge

On February 9 & 10, 2019 join the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. At Rotman, the mindsets and practices behind great design can be applied to solve business problems.

Business design blends design methodologies and business acumen to identify broader opportunities, create new ideas and accelerate market success.

The largest student-run international design case competition

Hosted by the Business Design Club, the Rotman Design Challenge (RDC) is the largest student-run international design case competition.

RDC will change the way you approach problem-solving. Build empathy, prototype, and solicit feedback to develop an impactful business strategy.

RDC provides you with the opportunity to compete against top tier business & design schools. The challenge is open to master-level students of any field.


What you are competing for:

  • 1st Place: CAD $10,000
  • 2nd Place: CAD $5,000
  • 3rd Place: CAD $3,000

Interested in applying for the the Rotman Design Challenge 2019? Register your participation by following the application link and taking the suggested steps.

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