KPMG Innovation & Collaboration Challenge (KICC)

The KPMG Innovation and Collaboration Challenge (KICC) is your chance to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. Embark on a journey of learning, explore new innovations and experience what it’s like to be a professional business consultant.

During KICC, you’ll work in teams of four to explore global issues, tackle big business briefs and have an opportunity to present your innovative ideas to business leaders.

The most successful team of the Czech National Competition will join us at the grand final in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2019, where you’ll have the opportunity to work on a new client challenge and compete against the best of the best to become the global champions for 2019!

Three rounds to become champions!

1st Challenge: Submit your team idea. Register your team and submit your innovative idea.

The Challenge

  • As a part of the registration, you will be asked to submit your team idea which should answer the following question:
  • What innovations would help to empower people in disadvantaged communities in your country to take control of their own health and well-being?

To answer this question you can choose any client of your choice: a for profit company, a not for profit organization, or a government. You should think about a business concept / case / model that you would propose to this client which might include, but is not limited to a new process, technology or service. Key is that it would innovate. disrupt. transform their normal business / operating model. This solution should empower people in disadvantaged communities to take control of their own health and well-being.

Czech National Competition

Through an innovation workshop, we will support you to develop and enhance your idea before you present it in front of a panel of judges. Ultimately, only one team will be selected to represent your country.

International Finals in Buenos Aires

You could be on your way to Buenos Aires, Argentina! This 4-day competition will give you the chance to learn, explore, network and compete against the best students around the world. Who will be the KICC 2019 Global Champions? It could be you!

Are you ready?

Register here

Need some help getting ready?

Join us at a one-day intensive Ace the Case workshop led by our experience KICC coach and audit manager Ryan Puska. This will give you and your team a huge advantage at the Czech National Competition.

Ace the Case workshop

Register here

Are you eligible to apply?

Are you forward-thinking and innovative with good English skills? Seeking adventure and great experience? We would love for you to participate. You and your team, however, need to check all these points if you want to take part:

  • You have a team of 4 with at least 1 male and 1 female on the team
  • All of you are students of Bachelor degree

What’s the schedule?

Ace the Case
November 21st, 2018
Deadline for registrations
January 3rd, 2019
Czech National Competition
February 14th, 2019
Final in Buenos Aires
April 8th-11th, 2019 (TBA)

Get ready to: Innovate. Disrupt. Transform.