Curtin University Dubai’s 6th Annual DEWA Business Cup Challenge Awards Ceremony took place on December 6, 2021. The ceremony was a celebration of the outstanding achievements and innovative solutions offered by high school and college students. participating academics. The winners were congratulated in the presence of Dr Hesham Ismail, head of the 4IR (fourth industrial revolution) research group and head of TAD (technological advancement and demonstration) at the DEWA R&D center; the BCC Game Master and CEO of the group, Daniel Adkins; Dean of Teaching and Learning and Director of the School of Business and Humanities, Associate Professor Anna Tarabasz; representatives of the BCC organizing committee; and team mentors.
From the university edition:
2nd runner-up – Team Leopards of the American University of Sharjah
1st runner-up – Team UD of the University of Dubai
Winners – Team Blue Leopards from the American University of Sharjah (Image uploaded)
From the high school edition:
2nd runner – GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis Ringmasters Team
1st runner-up – American School of Dubai Falcon Vision Team
Winners – GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis Team Passwords (Image Uploaded)
A few words of experience from the winning teams:
“The DEWA Business Cup Challenge was an incredible experience for us, which tested our business knowledge and understanding as well as our innovation and teamwork skills. We really enjoyed the six weeks of different and exciting case studies and gained a lot of competition experience, ”said Team Passwords from GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis.
The Blue Leopards team from the American University of Sharjah said: “The BCC competition was a great opportunity for us to put our theoretical knowledge into practice by solving the business case studies. Plus, he honed our problem-solving skills and boosted our self-confidence. present our solution to an esteemed panel of judges. The best part of the challenge was listening to the solutions offered by other teams. We would like to thank Curtin University and DEWA for this learning experience, and we are very honored to be the winners of the first academic year of this competition. “
Curtin Dubai has confirmed the challenge’s return in 2022 under the theme ‘Sustainability’ and has extended the invitation to all grade 10-13 students in the UAE to participate in this rewarding educational challenge.
To register your interest for next year, please email [email protected]