WELCOME TO STUDIO 18
18 hours – 40 students – 8 start-ups
At Studio 18 we offer you a unique opportunity to join 39 other talented, ambitious and curious students with a digital mind-set and interested in applying and utilising technology or data while navigating today’s business environment. Realising the extensive need for these capabilities in tomorrow’s world of business, we are looking for people who are passionate and eager to drive this important agenda and are willing to take the first steps on the journey at Studio 18.
Deloitte’s purpose is to make an impact that matters. In order to achieve this, we fully depend on the originality of our talents and our ability to leverage their diversities as a catalyst for innovation. At studio 18 we reflect this belief by comprising and embracing different skillsets – empowering 40 students to make their mark in the world.
Therefore, Studio 18 applies to you if you are passionate, driven and ambitious! To us, it is not important whether you study engineering, business and IT, data science, economics, business strategy, social science or something completely different.
MOTIVATED BY REAL-LIFE CHALLENGES?
The aim of Studio 18 is that you experience the complexity of consultants’ daily working life. By introducing start-ups, we provide a real-life business, where the scale of the organisation allows you to immerse yourself in the business case, enabling you to create deep and impactful solutions. In addition, introducing start-ups as partner companies naturally leads to greater opportunities for leveraging co-creation – an increasingly important way of working in Deloitte and other large-scale organisations as well.
WHO WE ARE
In Deloitte Consulting we work with large, well-established and often international companies. It is our mission to help businesses solve complex issues and lead business transformation enabled by technology. The life span of our projects varies from just a few weeks to several months, sometimes even years. Through superior coordination, strong teamwork and efficient execution we are able to generate impactful solutions for some of the most complex businesses of today looking to shape the landscape of tomorrow.
…And everything around them
On 21 March, we will welcome you at our headquarters and then take you to Deloitte Studio: our new digital hub where office space and tech showroom come together – an inspiring working environment for your 18 hours of problem solving.
First, you will be divided into teams. Subsequently, consultants will introduce you to the tools that we use in Deloitte Consulting. Then, you will be teamed up with a start-up that matches your unique team profile.
On the second day, your work continues at Deloitte. The teams will be challenged and supported by Deloitte consultants, and you and your team will get creative input and professional feedback during your work.
Upon completion of the 18 hours of teamwork, the teams must present their solutions to the judges in Dragons’ Den.
Following the presentations, we will host a celebratory closing dinner and party to end the experience, giving you the opportunity to network and celebrate with the rest of the groups.
GREAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR INSPIRATION, DISCUSSIONS AND SUPPORT
At Studio 18, experienced Deloitte consultants, industry experts and the start-up founders will be available as enablers, providing you with tools and perspectives to enhance your problem-solving skills. Also, you will be meeting with the start-up founders and get coaching from Deloitte consultants.
Day 1 - 21 March
• Arrival and welcome at Deloitte
• Presentation of framework
• The start-ups presentation
• Division into teams
• Problem solving
Day 2 - 22 March
• The teamwork continues
• Exchange of ideas with start-up founders and Deloitte professionals
• Presentations: at Dragons’ Den
• Closing dinner and party.
WHEN AND WHERE
When: 21-22 March.
Where: DeloitteHuset, Weidekampsgade 6, 2300 Copenhagen S and
Deloitte Studio, Njalsgade 21G, 2300 Copenhagen S.
The headquarter of Deloitte Denmark
A creative digital workspace, Est 2017
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The jury comprises five judges (see below) whose first job will be to evaluate and challenge the hard work you have performed during the 18 hours. Further, the jury will assess your ability to clearly pitch and describe your solution.
A start-up representative will challenge the company-specific aspects of your presentation. In addition, one of the judges will be an external lion with extensive prior entrepreneurial and pitch experience. Last but not least, the consulting industry will be represented by three Deloitte partners, with one of them being a subject matter expert with extensive strategic knowledge.
Overall, this constellation of the panel of judges ensures that you are challenged and that great solutions and impact are acknowledged.
Do you expect me to deliver a specific product after the 18 hours of problem solving?
It is not required that you deliver a specific product. What we expect from you is that you – together with your team - have done your very best in order to come up with a thoroughly thought out answer to the challenge presented by the start-up you were matched with. Thus, your final product could be anything from a presentation, a website, an app, a new model for a smarter process or a papier mâché model. The sky is the limit!
What else is expected of me?
We expect that you have a positive can-do attitude, a passion as well as an analytical mindset that is used for questioning, challenging and creating.
Do I need any specific skills to participate in Studio 18?
No! The problems of today are not solved by only one set of skills, which is why we select the Studio 18 participants with the ambition of getting diverse profiles with different backgrounds and skills.
What are the benefits for me if I participate in Studio 18?
You will experience elements of the life as an consultant, where you will do your best in creating value and making an impact that matters for the specific start-up. We encourage all students who are willing to face new challenges to sign up now!
Registration and preparation
How do I register?
You register via this link: https://deloitte.yougcrm.com/signup/7547
Can I register a team?
Unfortunately not. The teams are put together based on the individual skill set and your personal application.
The application deadline is on Tuesday 12 February 2019.
Who are you looking for?
We are looking for students who want to gain more insight into creating real-life impact and who are not afraid to challenge the established practices. It is not important what you have studied, as long as you are goal-oriented and ambitious.
Problem solving – do I need to prepare?
You do not need to prepare anything; just make sure to wear your can-do attitude and bring your curiosity, drive and eagerness to make an impact that matters.
Do I lag behind if I have never participated in a case competition before?
Definitely not – maybe the opposite, in fact. The most important thing is that you are motivated for being a part of Studio 18.
What are my costs?
The event is free of charge, including the closing dinner and party. You only have to invest the time you spend on drafting your application – and participating, if you are selected from among the applicants. Deloitte also covers potential transport costs if you travel from Jutland.
What about accommodation?
Deloitte Consulting will provide hotel rooms for all the participants living outside the greater Copenhagen area.
Do I need to bring my own equipment? (PCs, paper etc.)
Yes, you need to bring your own PC and charger. All other kinds of required equipment such as paper, pens and whiteboard are provided to each group.
We do not expect that your wear suit and tie - so come as you like and be ready for action.
Can you tell us about the start-ups and judges?
Nope, not yet. We will keep the information about the start-ups and the judges a secret until March 2019.
Any other questions?
Please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org