HSE Perm Students Second Runners-up at International Case Championship
The team ‘Red Horses’ took the third place at Unilever Future Leaders’ League, the 4th international case competition that was held in London.
The team was made up of Dan Saraev, Dmitry Kashin and Sergey Ilyukhin, fourth-year HSE Perm economics students. They were the only representatives of Russia at the event. Ten best teams from different countries took part in the international finals. The participants worked on a case for Sunsilk brand.
'We made it to the best three in the world. It sounds cool, but we understand that there are still goals to achieve, and we will keep on doing it. We believe that next year the Russian team will be able to win the competition. And we hope that we represented Russia adequately on a global level and that you can be proud of us. We feel it is more important than any ranks and awards,' said the team members.
The Unilever Future Leaders’ League is a one-of-a-kind, global competition, which serves as a platform for the best and brightest university students from all over the world to showcase their creativity, as they impress company leaders with their innovative solutions to real-life business challenges faced by renowned brands. It is a live case competition that is held annually, as it empowers future leaders to make a personal impact, shine with other bright minds and become a role model for others.
Students on the Integrated Communications Master’s programme won first place at the Case Lab: practical solutions for science communication problems contest. The competition was organised jointly by SPN Communications and the Russian Venture Company RVC as part of the Communications Laboratory project.