Jamia student bags E&Y CAFTA championship

New Delhi Syed Mohammad Bilal, a 3rd year engineering student of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has bagged the first runner up position in the Basic Stream (Basics of Risk Management) in the 2nd edition of the national corporate competition – EY CAFTA Case Championship 2021 – hosted by Ernst & Young (EY).

According to a Jamia statement, Bilal is the only student from JMI to win a position in all the categories of Basic and Advance streams in this remarkable competition held on a national scale.

The competition saw more than 3000 college students from across the country participating in the Championship.

CAFTA has launched an annual, national case study competition to engage with undergraduate and postgraduate students and provide them an outlet to explore this differentiated method of learning.

According to the organizers, leading industry experts working with top organizations constantly face challenges and problem statements that require original, creative and innovative thinking. As the industry navigates their way around these challenges, CAFTA has identified unique, high priority problem statements that demand solution and insights and has brought them to the student space.

During CAFTA Case Championship, the participants are expected to propose strategic corporate actions backed up with in-depth research of the organization and the market conditions.

This Year’s edition saw a hefty participation from across the country’s premiere institutions like IIT Roorkee, IIM Bangalore, LSR Delhi University, NMIMS Mumbai, etc. EY CAFTA Case Championship is a national level case study competition organized for both undergraduate and postgraduate students across India.

The participants are expected to get upskilled in domain knowledge and then propose strategic corporate actions backed up with in-depth research of the organization and market conditions.

He is being rewarded a one month live internship opportunity at the EY Office and a scholarship of 75% on EY’s prestigious CAFTA(Certificate in Applied Finance, Treasury and Anaytics) course specially designed for both students(Scholar’s course) and midlevel working professionals(Executive Course) in the industry separately.

The course module includes 100 learning hours, 14 modules, 7 learning sessions.

Having won inter-college case competitions in the past, Bilal had been eyeing this nationally acclaimed corporate competition for a while and he surely has claimed the reward and the brand tag that the Big 4 offers in amazing fashion.

Source: Awaz The Voice


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