Important: The Global Enterprise Challenge (GEC) will not be running in 2017.

Timetable

Each team will be allocated to one of three regions that will use the following official time zones:

  • Asia / Pacific region (AEST) : Australian Eastern Standard Time UTC+10 hours (Sydney)
  • Europe / Middle East/ Africa region (CEST) : Central European Summer Time UTC+2hours (Berlin)
  • The Americas region (CDT) : North American Central Daylight Time UTC-5 hours (Chicago)

Asia / Pacific region

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Time in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

2015 will see the introduction of a new but optional element to the Challenge. Students will be invited to participate in an optional business simulation in the month prior to the regular GEC. View simulation timetable.

  • 09.00 Monday 11 May - Simulation will open for 1st decision
  • 15.30 Monday 18 May decision 1 due
  • 15:30 Thursday 21 May decision 2 due
  • 15:30 Monday 25 May decision 3 due
  • 15.30 Thursday 28 May decision 4 due
  • 15.30 Monday 1 June decision 5 due
  • 15.30 Thursday 4 June decision 6 due
  • 15.30 Tuesday 9 June decision 7 due
  • 15.30 Thursday 11 June decision 8 due

Saturday 13th June

  • 09.00 Let the Challenge Begin
  • 19.00 Submission of Business Plans
  • 21.00 Submission of Video Presentation and Close of Challenge
 

Europe / Middle East / Africa region

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Time in Central European Summer Time (CEST)

2015 will see the introduction of a new but optional element to the Challenge. Students will be invited to participate in an optional business simulation in the month prior to the regular GEC. View simulation timetable.

  • 1.00 Monday 11 May - Simulation will open for 1st decision
  • 07:30 Monday 18 May decision 1 due
  • 07:30 Thursday 21 May decision 2 due
  • 07:30 Monday 25 May decision 3 due
  • 07.30 Thursday 28 May decision 4 due
  • 07.30 Monday 1 June decision 5 due
  • 07.30 Thursday 4 June decision 6 due
  • 07.30 Tuesday 9 June decision 7 due
  • 07.30 Thursday 11 June decision 8 due

Saturday 13th June

  • 09.00 Let the Challenge Begin
  • 19.00 Submission of Business Plans
  • 21.00 Submission of Video Presentation and Close of Challenge
 

The Americas region

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Time in North American Central Daylight Time (CDT)

2015 will see the introduction of a new but optional element to the Challenge. Students will be invited to participate in an optional business simulation in the month prior to the regular GEC. View simulation timetable.

  • 18.00 Sunday 10 May - Simulation will open for 1st decision
  • 00:30 Monday 18 May decision 1 due
  • 00:30 Thursday 21 May decision 2 due
  • 00:30 Monday 25 May decision 3 due
  • 00.30 Thursday 28 May decision 4 due
  • 00.30 Monday 1 June decision 5 due
  • 00.30 Thursday 4 June decision 6 due
  • 00.30 Tuesday 9 June decision 7 due
  • 00.30 Thursday 11 June decision 8 due
Saturday 13th June
  • 09.00 Let the Challenge Begin
  • 19.00 Submission of Business Plans
  • 21.00 Submission of Video Presentation and Close of Challenge

International Judging Schedule

  • The Americas (CDT) 23.00 Saturday 13th June to 23.00 Sunday 14th June
  • Europe / Middle East / Africa (CEST) 06.00 Sunday 14th June to 06.00 Monday 15th June
  • Asia/Pacific (AEST) 14.00 Sunday 14th June to 14.00 Monday 15th June

Announcement of Winners

  • The Americas (CDT) 06.00 Monday 15th June
  • Europe / Middle East / Africa (CEST) 13.00 Monday 15th June
  • Asia/Pacific (AEST) 21.00 Monday 15th June