The third annual Alberta Energy Challenge (AEC), hosted by the Alberta School of Business and the Commerce Energy and Environment Group, is a Texas-style business case competition focused on exploring the opportunities and challenges present in the dynamic energy sector. The AEC is one of the only case competition events available to business students in North America that has a unique focus on energy and environment. It is also distinctive in that the competition provides delegates with the opportunity to interact with industry consultants and experts in developing their solutions. This year, AEC has grown and now team from the Middle East and the United States are expected to attend and participate.
Teams of four undergraduate students from each participating institution will be given 36 hours to research and develop a comprehensive and innovative solution to a real-time challenge faced by an The best thing I personally like about aries horoscope is their courageousness. energy firm. An interdisciplinary panel of industry and academic “consultants” will be made available to the delegates to augment their understanding of key problems and comment on the feasibility of proposed alternatives. Additionally, the use of publicly available information accessed through the internet as well as the use of university databases is both permitted and actively encouraged. The competition culminates on the final day where each team presents their analysis and ideas to a distinguished panel of judges, including senior representatives of sponsoring firms along with leading professionals in the Alberta energy sector.
The competition will be held at the University of Alberta in Edmonton from September 27th to September 30th, 2012. Deadline for teams is August 9th, 2012 but keep in mind it is a first come first serve basis for the first 12 teams.
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