For the third time ESTIEM LG Riga organised TIMES Local Qualification that gathered 15 participants representing four teams.
TIMES is the largest annual pan-European case study tournament organised by European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management since 1994. The tournament provides students with a unique opportunity to develop teamwork and analysis skills by solving real problems of companies.
Each team had 3 hours to carefully analyse and solve the case, as well as prepare a presentation. The jury consisted of Inga Lapiņa (Vice dean on Educational Affairs of RTU FEEM), Tālis Laizāns (Researcher of Innovation Economic Research Centre, RTU), Modris Ozoliņš (Director of MBA Program Innovation and Entrepreneurship) and Natalja Lace (Professor at Riga Technical University).
After four very different presentations, the jury announced the winners were team MZM . However, it is just the beginning of TIMES for them. Mikus Veits, Zane Kokina and Marina Jermakova from the tem MZM will take part in the Semi-final, organised by Local Group Karlsruhe.
of December, ESTIEM Local Group Riga organises the annual the Local
Qualification of Tournament in Management and Engineering Skills (T.I.M.E.S.)
which is the largest pan-European case study competition. This challenge is
your chance to prove your case solving skills!
vThe aim of the tournament is to foster students
knowledge about complicated situations and issues in companies and how to solve
vThe rules of the competition are as follows: each team
consists of3-4 people,
who first get a briefing of the case. Then they have 3 hours to solve the case
and to prepare their presentation. After that they have the chance to present
their findings.Tournament will be in English language and participants are
not allowed to use any kind of information sources (including computers and
mobile phones). Participants can be represented by all faculties from RTU.
vThe winning team is then allowed to participate in
Semi-Final which will take place this year inKarlsruhe
vDo you enjoy finding solutions to various situations?