New Delhi, March 25: The Ambers from IIT
Delhi has emerged as a winner in the Northern Regional Final of the CIMA Global Business Challenge (GBC) 2013 held in Delhi. Team Semplificare from Shri Ram College of
Commerce was the runner-up team. GBC 2013 also announced two awards - Best Business Report and Best Speaker. Team1, IIT Delhi received accolades for the Best Business Report and Sahebjeet Singh Arora from team The Ambers won the
Best Speaker's award. The winners were declared after a close contest; The Ambers and Team Semplificare will now compete for the India finals on 6th April in Mumbai.
The 5th CIMA GBC 2013, a unique global case study competition for undergraduates, flagged off with a huge response from
students across the country. After an unparalleled success for the last four years, the 5th
edition of the CIMA GBC 2013, witnessed over 470 teams from various colleges of immense repute across India registering for the competition. This year's case challenge is based on the Toy industry. The selected teams analyse, report and present their cases to these eminent judges. The Indian winners of the GBC 2013 will compete at the global level in South Africa.
Arati Porwal, Chief Representative, CIMA India said, "We are pleased with the
successful culmination of the GBC 2013 Northern Regional round that has been underway over the past few months. The teams have exhibited solid financial analysis and research abilities in showcasing their case studies to the panel
of judges. We congratulate The Ambers and Semplificare for the India Finals."
The Northern regional finalists came from varied academic backgrounds. The eight teams who participated in GBC 2013 Northern regional finals were
Team One and Team Ambers from IIT Delhi; Team Pinnacle and IIT Roorkee from IIT Roorkee; Corporate Maestros from HMR Institute of Technology and Management; The Pilaners and Movers and Questus Consulting from BITS Pilani and Team
Semplificare from Sri Ram College of Commerce from Delhi University
The competition was assessed by a panel of judges, namely – Mark Bevan, Assistant Vice President, JCB India; Sarah Heighton, Head of Barclays Finance Shared
Services, Barclays; Ester Martinez, Founder & Managing Editor, People Matters; Sumit Dhanuka, Senior Manager, Ncubate Capital Partners and Ravindran Balakrishnan , CFO – India, International SOS
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