Zurich Enterprise Challenge

Join the Zurich Enterprise Challenge

"Rule the Risk"

Enter for the opportunity to present at the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit in Scotland

About the Challenge

The Zurich Enterprise Challenge gives you an opportunity of a lifetime to work with one of the world’s top insurance companies and interact with its corporate customers to solve real-life strategy and business challenges.

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Zurich's Multinational Customers

The 2017 iteration welcomes the following partner companies:


The challenge is open to Master, MBA or PhD students from any university. Participants should have an interest in management, finance and risk management or similar subjects.


This is a team challenge; each team should consist of 3-4 team members. Each team member is required to create a Project Firefly profile. Be sure you check out the Registration page to complete your team's registration and enter the challenge.

Registration deadline: Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Driving the future - managing change in the automotive industry

There are three questions to the topic that must be answered in your presentation. The ZURICH team created a topic-specific scenario in the Zurich Risk Room (ZRR) tool to support your evaluation. Make sure to review the ZRR guide before tackling the scenario. The Academic Review Board (ARB) will recognize and reward teams who adequately balance their presentation time between all team members.

The ARB has provided some guidance for participants entering the Zurich Enterprise Challenge 2017. This guidance is optional and, as always, each submission will be evaluated on its merit. The ARB guidance can be found at the end of the topic:

Submission deadline: Sunday, April 23, 2017.

Zurich Risk Room

Gain access to the exclusive Zurich Risk Room, Zurich’s award-winning country risk assessment tool. Designed to illustrate the impact of multivariate risks on individual countries and the complex interconnectivity between different types of risks, the ZRR will be used as part of this competition to solve corporate challenges.

Download the ZRR Guide:

Top 2 Teams

Attend and present at the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 20 – 22.

- Interviews with Zurich*
- Cash prize


Top 20 Teams

Work with Zurich and select multinational customers on current corporate challenges, such as Phillips, Kuehne + Nagel and CBRE.

- Earn a certificate highlighting your achievements

Hear from Past Winners

Video of Team Brand SA

Submission Prep

Project Firefly’s ARB has provided guidance for the Zurich Enterprise Challenge 2017. We would recommend that you review the guidance however, its use is optional and, as always, each submission will be evaluated on its merit.

How to Submit

To help you avoid any issues when making your submission, please find a set of instructions to guide you through the submission process. We would always recommend you to check out the process in advance to ensure you experience a smooth submission process.


Looking for answers? Most questions can be answered instantly here:

If you have more questions, please contact us at: zurich@project-firefly.com


Before participating in the Zurich Enterprise Challenge, you should read the official rules in their entirety. By submitting you unconditionally agree to all of the terms and conditions of these official rules.

Terms & Conditions

Project Firefly is not only about meeting the world’s leading employers but also about interaction between Corporate Sponsors, professionals and the Contributors. For example, Project Firefly aims to provide the Contributors the opportunity to interact with professional advisers on topics such as preparing for entrance exams, career advice and networking.

Phase 1 submissions close April 23, 2017