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The winners from the second Business Case Challenge for students have been announced

The second edition of the Business Case Challenge financial competition, jointly organized by the Coca-Cola Hellenic’s Shared Services Center, UNWE and the Inter-University Career Development Center, was held on 25 April. 


Again, this year students had the opportunity to work on a business case with the support of mentors, in the person of highly qualified experts, part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic’s Shared Services Center.

Five teams, made up of students with different majors from the UNWE, NBU, SU and VUZF universities, participated in the competition, as three of them reached the final.

The students worked diligently and with enthusiasm, defending their proposals with a presentation to the mentor committee. The teams presented their arguments and answered a several questions that provoked their critical thinking, challenging them to consider the case in greater depth and confronting them with different possible solutions and aspects.

Nikolay Boev, COGS Controller, Djordje Daskalovic, PTP Controller and Stoyan Georgiev, Senior COGS Team Leader, as mentors and committee of the Business Case Challenge supported the teams, guided them, and challenged their creativity, which motivating the participants to step out of the box, in order to look for unconventional solutions, building up the knowledge and skills that they already have.

The award ceremony was held at the Inter-University Center for Career Development and the awards were presented by Prof. Tsvetana Stoyanova, Vice-Rector for Institutional and Business Cooperation and Student Policies, and Nikolay Boev, COGS Controller.

The grand prize – Mentor Shadowing Week with the team of Shared Services Center of Coca-Cola Hellenic in Bulgaria, was won by last year’s winners BC Kickers, consisting of: Hristiyan Bachkov (UNWE, IV year, Economics taught in English), Bogoyavlena Plamenova (UNWE, IV year, Finance and Accounting taught in English) and Petko Spasov (UNWe, IV year, Business Economics and Management taught in English). Second place, which included a prize fund of 1000 BGN and special branded prizes, was won by Ge3K (III and IV year students, economics majors at UNWE and SU), third place, which included a one-year subscription to a book platform and special branded prizes, was awarded to Iliyana's Team (III and IV year students, economics majors at UNWE).