Call for case studies – GeCCo 2015

Does your company have a project management or business-related case study that it wants to scale to its full potential?

call_for_case_studiesGlobal eCollaboration Competition (GeCCo), an IPMA Young Crew international project, is inviting companies to submit case studies, highlighting challenges faced by project managers. For the selected case study international participants – young project management professionals and students  – will propose their solutions during 24-hour in virtual project management competition on November, 7-8.

The aim of this call for case studies is to:

  • Give participants an ability to gain insight into unique challenges in managing projects and exercise their skills and knowledge on a “real world” case
  • Develop innovative solutions through the efforts of the globally dispersed multi-cultural teams

Your benefits (case study provider):

  • Employer branding opportunity trough:
    • Promotion through GeCCo event Facebook page
    • International promotion on GeCCo website, in publications and IPMA YC newsletters within target audience
    • 24-hour connection with your company will create emotional engagement that could result in future loyal user/consumer
    • Enrichment of talent pool of future employees
  • Different problem solving perspective with international professional jury feedback that includes:
    • Professional case solutions from young project managers that will give you at very least different perspective to problem solving
    • example of best practices solution developed by international Jury Committee that consists of world-renowned project management experts
  • Your company member to be keynote speaker during GeCCo live event
  • Opportunity for further cooperation

Case study should follow this general format:

  • Set the scene and provide the evidence for the case
  • Describe the case itself
  • Describe particular problems/challenges and discuss their potential implications
  • Focus on several points that are needed to be addressed
  • Provide case questions for participants to answer
  • Be of 2,500-3,000 words (approximately five to six pages)

APPLICATION PROCESS:

How to submit: The case study should be sent at [email protected]
Language: Case studies should be submitted in English
Deadline for submissions:         September 20, 2015

If you need additional information or assistance as you prepare your case study, please contact Velimir Tasic or Cristian Soto at [email protected]

For more details about GeCCo 2015, please visit GeCCo page at ipma.ch

We look forward to receiving your case study,
GeCCo 2015 Management Team