Fancy a little coding here and there? A little tech-savy? Want a chance to win from a large prize pool? Well, the MYOB IT Challenge is for you! If you see a future working in Technology, the MYOB IT challenge is the perfect step for you. This challenge presents an opportunity for students to solve real business problems using IT. Participants compete in groups of 2-4 to prepare a written proposal and a viable IT solution to a real business problem. Finalists will then pitch their ideas to a panel of industry judges. UoA’s winning team will have the opportunity to compete in the National MYOB IT Challenge!
For more information about the MYOB IT Challenge, check out our website.
Team Size: Two to Four people
Written Proposal Preparation Time: 5 days
Presentation: Ten minutes, followed by ten minutes of Q&A.
All team members must speak at some time during the presentation. No external materials will be allowed into the preparation room. Teams should prepare all slides using PowerPoint, the slides will be shown on the projectors during the presentation.
The University of Auckland Round of the MYOB IT Challenge will be run in Week 2 of Semester 2.
Registrations Close/Case Release: Thursday 1st August 10:00 a.m.
Submission Due: Wednesday 7th August 11:59 a.m.
Final Presentations: Saturday 10th August
Trans-Tasman MYOB IT Challenge Finals:
Friday 13th September: NZ teams will travel to Auckland. Final competition will be held at MYOB office, followed by networking, drinks and dinner.
Saturday 14th September: all teams will depart Auckland
Link to relevant resources.
Prize Pool TBC