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The Rotterdam Case Competition

Are you ready to take on some of the biggest challenges facing businesses and organizations today?

As a student enrolled at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, you are afforded a unique opportunity to partake in the RCC, a prestigious case-solving competition orchestrated by the esteemed ‘All-Stars Rotterdam’ minor program. This exceptional competition provides a platform for you to delve into the art of case-solving while actively applying your knowledge to address real-world challenges encountered by companies in pivotal domains such as green energy, globalization, and digitization.

Do not let this remarkable chance elude you. By participating in the RCC, you not only stand to enhance your problem-solving skills but also engage in valuable networking opportunities with both fellow students and seasoned professionals. This is your gateway to becoming an influential figure in the realms of leadership and innovation. Seize the moment and enroll in the RCC today to be a vital part of the forthcoming generation of visionary leaders and trailblazers.

Furthermore, your involvement in a case-solving competition can significantly enhance your prospects in securing employment or internships. Moreover, it has the potential to positively impact your starting salary. If you require further incentive to apply, kindly review the following compelling reasons:

Why You Should Participate in the Rotterdam Case Competition:

  • Master the art of case-solving.
  • Elevate your proficiency in multiple dimensions within a span of one week.
  • Obtain a distinguished Rotterdam Case Competition Certificate.
  • Amplify your prospects of gaining acceptance into esteemed case-solving programs.
  • Forge connections with actual industry entities.
  • Elevate your curriculum vitae with this notable experience.

Key Dates:

  • November 21: Application deadline.
  • November 28: Commencement of the opening ceremony
  • November 29: Training sessions
  • December 6 and 13: Competition days

Registration Information:

  • Open to students from all faculties and areas of study offered by Hogeschool Rotterdam.
  • Teams will comprise four students.
  • If you lack a complete team, you can apply individually, and we will assign you to a team. You may also express your preferences if you have specific students you wish to partner with via rotterdamcasecompetition@info.nl.
  • In case you lack a full team, you can still apply as a duo or trio, and we will form teams for you.
  • The competition has limited slots, and selection will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. Act swiftly to secure your place.

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The Rotterdam International Case Academy

Welcome to the Rotterdam International Case Academy (RICA), an integral component of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences that transcends conventional teaching approaches. At RICA, we place students in the driver’s seat of their own learning journey, empowering them to solve complex business challenges while being guided by dedicated coaches. Our offerings encompass two distinctive programs: Agile Consulting, an international Business Pressure Cooker (BPC), and the minor+ All Stars Rotterdam (ASR), both laser-focused on the art of case cracking.

As participants in our case-solving programs, you and your team assume the role of consultants, entrusted with unraveling intricate business dilemmas presented by real-world companies. Collaboration and effective teamwork are paramount in this process, as the synergy of individual skills within the team ultimately leads to superior outcomes.

Agile Consulting: An International Business Pressure Cooker

Agile Consulting is a third-year bachelor program that serves as an immersive introduction to the world of case-cracking. Here, you will engage in high-performing, international teams, acquiring interdisciplinary knowledge across various facets of the business landscape.

All Stars Rotterdam

The minor+ All-Stars Rotterdam (ASR) complements the Agile Consulting (Business Pressure Cooker) program, offering a more demanding challenge for ambitious case solvers. Serving as the next step in your case-solving journey, ASR, akin to Agile Consulting, hones your case-solving prowess. However, at All-Stars, you represent the school at a higher level, competing against university teams worldwide. In preparation for these international competitions, you will master the art of case resolution, streamline the process, and gain insights into global trends, equipping you to formulate innovative solutions. Ultimately, success hinges on your ability to persuade companies of the efficacy of your solutions. Additionally, you will craft a case of your own and develop a comprehensive understanding of the manager’s perspective.

Join us at RICA, where we nurture the skills and expertise necessary to excel in the dynamic world of case solving and prepare you to make a lasting impact in the global business arena.

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