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The Global Peter Drucker Challenge 2016

Deadline: 15-Jul-2016

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AwardCash prize of € 1,000, conference fee, travel expenses, 3 nights lodging, invitation to the Gala event, subscription to Harvard Business Review
EligibilityStudents and professionals of ages 18 to 35
CountryIndia
Scholarship provider contact

Peter Drucker Society Europe
Registered Office: Augasse 9, 
1090 Wien, Austria
Email: contact@druckersociety.eu

Description

The Global Peter Drucker Challenge is a contest organized by the Peter Drucker Society Europe, the contest aims at raising awareness of the works and humanistic values of Peter Drucker among young people – the new generation poised to build on a management philosophy that puts the human being at its center

In 2016 they invite you to submit an essay covering the topic "The New Entrepreneurs – Movers and Shakers in  Economy and Society?".

SEIZE YOUR OPPORTUNITY IN THE "STUDENTS" OR "PROFESSIONALS" CATEGORY

Eligibility

  • Students (undergraduates, graduates, MBA, PhD)
  • Professionals (managers and entrepreneurs), future professionals
  • Age 18 - 35

How to apply?

Application can be done online only.

More Information

CHECK-LIST FOR YOUR ELIGIBILY

  • You must be at least 18 years old and no more than 35 years old 
    at the time of essay submission
  • You are a student (undergraduate, graduate level, MBA, PhD)?
  • You are a professional (manager or entrepreneur) or in transition to a professional career?
  • You have not been selected (or only once since 2010) among the TOP 10 Finalists?

Keep up with the specific EVALUATION CRITERIA of the jury

Essay submissions will be evaluated according to

  • The way you describe your personal insight about the theme and your experience 
    in the context of your own cultural environment  
  • The way you discuss whether or not Peter Drucker's view on entrepreneurship 
    is still appropriate today
  • Relevant stories that you want to share
  • Relevance and originality along with your personal style
  • Original concept, produced exclusively by you for the specific purpose of this contest
  • Ability to express your thoughts in fluent English
  • Form: 1500 to 3000 words maximum

JUDGING PROCESS

First round: 
Pre-selection by an international selection committee assigned by Peter Drucker Society Europe to identify the 15 best entries in the academic and business category (by early August)

Second round: 
A panel of expert reviewers nominates the 10 Finalists in each category (by mid of August)

Final round: 
An international, renowned jury selects the Winners and identifies the places 2 to 10 in each category (by end of August)
Facilitator of the jury process: Richard Brem

PLEASE NOTE

The decision of the judges is legally binding; there is no recourse to legal action.

When addressing the topic, the Drucker Forum abstract and the questions below may serve as a source of inspiration. 

Winners of the Drucker Challenge Award 2016

(Those who are ranked Nr. 1 in the students or professionals category)

Prices include

  • A cash prize of € 1,000
  • Waived conference fee for 8th Global Peter Drucker Forum on November 17 - 18, 2016
  • (including conference documents; buffet lunches and coffee breaks at the conference venue)
  • Funding of travel expenses (airfare or train plus 3 nights lodging)
  • Invitation to the pre-conference events (Nov. 16): Drucker Challenge Get-Together 
  • (with partner) and Speakers reception (with partner)
  • Invitation to the Gala event on Nov. 17 with awards ceremony (with partner)
  • Opportunity to contribute in a session and /or an interview by important media 
  • (selection by session chair//media representative)
  • Ranking list and publication of essay on www.druckerchallenge.org
  • Opportunity to post a blog with your learnings from the Drucker Forum
  • One-year-all-access subscription to Harvard Business Review

Second and Third Prize winners in the Contest 2016

(Those who are ranked Nr. 2 or Nr. 3 in the students or professionals category)

Prizes include

  • Waived conference fee for 8th Global Peter Drucker Forum on November 17 - 18, 2016
    (including conference documents; buffet lunches and coffee breaks at the conference venue)
  • Funding of travel expenses to Vienna (airfare or train plus 3 nights lodging)
  • Invitation to the pre-conference events (Nov. 16): <
    Drucker Challenge Get-Together and Speakers reception (with partner)
  • Invitation to the Gala event on Nov 17 with awards ceremony (with partner)
  • Opportunity to contribute in a session and/or an interview by important media 
    (selection by session chair//media representative)
  • Ranking list and publication of essays on www.druckerchallenge.org
  • Opportunity to post a blog with your learnings from the Drucker Forum
  • One-year-all-access subscription to Harvard Business Review

Finalists ranked on place 4 to 10

Prizes include

  • Waived conference fee for 8th Global Peter Drucker Forum on Nov. 17 - 18, 2016
    (including conference documents; buffet lunches and coffee breaks at the conference venue)
  • Invitation to the pre-conference events (Nov. 16): 
    Drucker Challenge Get-Together and Speakers reception (with partner)
  • Invitation to the Gala event on Nov 17 with awards ceremony (with partner)
  • Ranking list and publication of essays on www.druckerchallenge.org
  • One-year-all-access subscription to Harvard Business Review for those ranked on places 4 to 6

QUESTIONS:

  • What is your vision of an entrepreneur? What skills, characteristics and qualities do you see as most important in entrepreneurship? 
  • How can they be nurtured through society, education, and government? 
     
  • What does it mean to be an entrepreneur today?
     
  • According to Peter Drucker "Entrepreneurship is not 'natural'; it is not 'creative'. It is work..". What is your experience or exposure to entrepreneurial ventures?
     
  • Can entrepreneurs create a better society or just better profits from uncovering opportunities?
     
  • Can entrepreneurs be better at addressing social needs than public services?
     
  • What is needed to launch a start-up in today’s business environment, 
  • make it successful and keep it alive?
     
  • How do you create an entrepreneurial spirit in mid-sized/large organizations 
  • and in public services? 
  • How can we better embed entrepreneurial thinking and action into business and society?
     
  • How can entrepreneurial management lead the way back to innovation 
  • and growth for our economies?
     
  • Will the successor of the welfare state be the Entrepreneurial Society? 
  • Your vision of the Entrepreneurial Society: What will it look like ten years from now?

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