What is the EDI Business Challenge Sponsored by Microsoft EMBRACE Network 2023/24?
It’s a competition based on a live business challenge set by Microsoft EMBRACE ERG. Students will work in teams of five to develop solutions, with an opportunity to apply their learning to a real world challenge. It’s a skills focused competition, for diverse talent and has been designed by Microsoft EMBRACE ERG in partnership with Everything D&I (EDI). Each student will be recognised for their contribution .The challenge will comprise of 3 rounds (an initial round, semi-finals and a final) and all finalists will have the opportunity to pitch to a panel of professionals from Microsoft. The benefits of joining the competition include:
- Gain experience by working on real business challenges
- Developing a competitive edge
- Collaboration skills
- Develop decision making skills
- Network with leaders in industry
- Presentation skills