The upcoming North West Biotech Initiative Consulting Case Competition on Saturday, 9th June 2018 is the perfect opportunity to boost your CV and make an impression when applying for your first job in consulting or any industry related role, particularly within biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.
What is the competition about?
Daraga INC. is a fictional “big pharma” company aiming to replenish its product portfolio by acquiring a thriving biotech SME. As a consulting team of 3 to 5 people, you will advise the company on merging with/acquiring 4 different candidate SME’s and present your final proposal in front of Daraga INC’s Executive Board composed of a panel of business, financial and healthcare experts. You will be given 10 days before the competition to prepare your case.On the day itself, you will work with a mentor in the morning to finalise your proposal, and then present in the afternoon to a panel of judges, and an audience of fellow students.
Do I fit the criteria to apply?
We welcome applications from anyone studying a degree in Life/Medical Sciences, Business and STEM subjects. Don’t worry - you don’t have to be an expert in pharmaceutical sciences to excel in the competition! You can apply as a team of 3 to 5 people, or as an individual, to be matched into a team by us.
* We can only choose 8 teams so please ensure your application is punctual and at its best!
Why should I compete?
Sharpen your business acumen with advice from experienced professionals
Boost your CV and receive bespoke mentorship
Find your next job (4 competitors secured their next job after last year’s competition!)
4 different cash prizes!
Why should I come as a non-competing attendee?
Attend our CV clinic for students interested in starting a career in healthcare and pharmaceutical consulting
Interested in a career in healthcare consulting, draw knowledge from our panel of professionals and broaden your career horizons by networking with experienced healthcare consultants.
By helping to select the best individual speaker, you will be playing a special role in the competition.
Winning team: 1000£
DEADLINE FOR ALL COMPETITORS EXTENDED TO TUESDAY 29th OF MAY
We are waiting for you, so stay alert as news will drop very soon! See you there!