MYOB IT Challenge

The MYOB IT Challenge offers students a chance to win the Canterbury title and compete with students from across New Zealand in the National MYOB IT Challenge.

The MYOB IT Challenge consists of regional competitions, with $1,000 in cash up for grabs! Regional winners then compete for a share of the $5,000 prize pool in the national competition held in Auckland. Winners of the regional competitions are provided with return transportation and accommodation during their stay in Auckland.

What is the MYOB IT Challenge?

The MYOB IT Challenge is a one-week long business and technical challenge where you will come up with a real-world solution for MYOB. An opportunity to develop your technical skills, business knowledge, and network with industry professionals, with the chance to win cash and represent UC at the National Final in Auckland! 

Teams of 2 - 4 students will have one week to come up with a proposal and conceptual design in response to the Challenge Brief, and then will present this to a panel of judges. The winning team will be sent to the National Final where they will build a working prototype where there is $5000 prize pool up for grabs as well as opportunities for internships!

Teams will produce a 5-page proposal and give a 10-minute pitch, followed by 10 minutes of Q&A, to a panel of judges.
The winning UC team will compete at the national finals in Auckland, expenses paid.

Key Details:
Register as a team or as individuals
Teams of 2-4 people (we strongly recommend teams of 4 with at least some coding experience - we can help find teammates for you)
Prepare a 5-page proposal and 10-minute presentation
Regional prize pool of $1,000
National prize pool of $5,000

Key Dates:
Applications Close: 25th July 2018
Challenge Brief Released: 26th July 2018
Summary Report Due: 9am 3rd August 2018
Regional Finals: 2pm 3rd August 2018

Register now!

For more information, head to http://myobitchallenge.co.nz/
If you have any questions, email james.carr@canterbury.ac.nz

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