Posted on March 27, 2018

In keeping with its commitment to continue promoting initiatives that provide a platform for the region’s brightest young minds pursuing careers in the fields of business and finance, Doha Bank reiterated its support for the coveted Al Ruwad Business Case Competition, hosted by the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar (CNAQ) recently. 

Open to Universities and Colleges across all post-secondary institutions in Qatar and sponsored by Doha Bank for the 4th consecutive year, the prestigious competition was launched by CNA-Q after hosting a business case competition for over 10 years, to encourage stronger participation from regional institutions. The competition tests the students’ ability to evaluate a number of business cases focusing on any one aspect of business from marketing, finance or human resources. The format challenges teams to compete against each other in a round-robin fashion, with top four teams with the highest scores making it to the final round.

Shk.Mohamed Fahad Al-Thani Acting Doha Bank Chief Human Resources Officer, said: “Sponsoring the Al Ruwad Business Case Competition is a matter of great pride for Doha Bank, an organization that is always keen on supporting such outstanding initiatives that help the region’s top academic talent advance their professional growth through practical, hands-on training. Our sponsorship also reaffirms our long-standing partnership with the leading educational entity CNA-Q that is actively contributing to the future development of communities driven by knowledge and insight.”

“We are thrilled that Doha Bank has sponsored the Al Ruwad Business Case Competition for the fourth consecutive year. Through their support CNA-Q is able to host the premier business case competition in the GCC, allowing students from across the region to compete in solving practical business scenarios,” Mr. David King, Dean of the School of Business Studies at CNA-Q.   “This event is about developing opportunities for students to gain a greater understanding of the business world and help them develop into strong leaders who will steer the region’s economy in the years to come.”

Participating teams represented a number of top universities from Qatar, including the host CNA-Q, Stenden University Qatar, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, Qatar University, Faculty of Islamic Studies – and Hamad bin Khalifa University. A team of expert judges evaluated all the cases presented by the participants resulting in one team from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar winning the top place.  

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