Join the Zurich Enterprise Challenge

"Rule the Risk"

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

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

Zurich's multinational customers include companies such as:

Phase 1 Topic - Crack the Case
Pharma's Future

There are three questions that need to be successfully answered. You can submit a 6 minute video presentation to make your case.

Be sure to read the Academic Review Board’s guidance which can be found at the bottom of the topic.

Submission deadline: Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Good Luck!

Zurich Risk Room

Gain access to the exclusive Zurich Risk Room (ZRR), 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:


The challenge is open to Master, MBA and PhD students (full or part-time) from any university. Participants should have an interest in management, finance, strategy and risk management or similar subjects. Multiple teams representing the same university can join the challenge.


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 to complete your team's registration and enter the challenge.

Registrations are now open until the deadline: Sunday, April 22, 2018.

Top 2 Teams

Attend and present at the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit 2018 in Berlin, Germany on September 25 – 27.

- Interviews with Zurich*
- Cash prize


Top 20 Teams

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

- Earn a certificate highlighting your achievements

Submission Prep

Project Firefly’s ARB has provided guidance for the Zurich Enterprise Challenge 2018. 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.


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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 22, 2018

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