Deloitte brings Campus Maverick program

A marquee event at premier Business Schools to enhance campus-corporate connect and actively engage with future talent.

August 20, 2013 11:29 IST | India Infoline News Service

What’s Campus Maverick?

A pan India business solutions competition launched in 2012 - tests the business acumen of students from India’s top 60 MBA institutes. A marquee event at premier Business Schools to enhance campus-corporate connect and actively engage with future talent. The unique format – comprising business cases and simulation contests– is designed to unlock the participants’ true potential, challenge them tohone their business acumen and consultative skills.

The competition provides management students a great opportunity to connect with distinguished business leaders, experience the role of a business advisor, and experience Deloitte’s culture of serving clients with distinction. In its season one, the event was a great success - 2000 teams, 6000 students, over 900 submissions - from India’s top 30 B-Schools. The finalists were invited to the Hyderabad office of Deloitte for a grand finale, where the participants had an opportunity to – (a) face the final business challenge in front of Deloitte professionals (b) showcase their skills in a real corporate environment (c) interact with Deloitte’s leaders.

What makes Campus Maverick unique?

A jumpstart from campus to corporate for management students before they hit the career road

The competition involves bringing to the table multiple skills required for success in the corporate world (Creative thinking, team building, harnessing diversity, effective presentation & positioning, and strong, intelligent business solutions )

Opportunity for students to think strategic solutions for challenges faced by current day business leaders

The business cases go beyond typical classroom or management competition case studies, and engage students at a Leadership level

A nationwide platform to inspire innovative thinking, diverse perspectives and commitment to excellence among student community

The competition reaches business schools across the country; involves four regional rounds covering the breadth of the country; with challenges that have larger significance for the country; and with an intense focus on delivering the best solutions by bringing in the best minds together

A unique approach to shaping talent to be strong, responsible leaders

The competition encourages the participants to think like leaders and behave like leaders. The framework of judging is inspired by Deloitte’s commitment to growing leaders in the organization

An innovative program by one of the world’s leading professional services organizations to help connect the business world with future professionals

Deloitte has an exceptional culture of investing in the growth of its professionals, providing the best environment for accelerating professional growth and leadership development. The Campus Maverick reflects the same principles of our culture.

What’s different in Season II

The business cases are focused on issues of national significance to the business world and Indian economy as a whole – including entrepreneurship, corporate environment, risk management, managing demand and supply

From 30 campuses last year, in Season II we are reaching out to 60 campuses

The emphasis is on promoting Ownership and Innovation, besides solutions mindset, positioning and unconventional thinking, among the students – which are key to growing as leaders in the corporate world. Hence the theme – Where Leaders Thrive – which is one of the differentiators of Deloitte when it comes to talent management

Campus Maverick in 2012

  • Launched in August 2012 in30 leading B-Schools across India
  • 2000 teams, 6000 participants
  • Teams from FMS – Delhi, IIM-Calcutta, ISB-Hyderabad, and IIM-Shillongvied for the top honors. IIM Calcutta team won the Campus Maverick title.

Campus Maverick in 2013

  • Response so far: 60 campuses. 14,000+ contestants. 4,000+ teams. 2,500 submissions in the first round.
  • Live presentations at the regional rounds at four leading campuses across India. Senior business leaders as judges
Sr. No Region Venue Date
1 East IIM Calcutta 24th August, 2013
2 North DMS – IIT Delhi 26th August, 2013
3 West SJMSoM – IIT Bombay 28th August, 2013
4 South ISB 7th September, 2013
5 Grand Finale Deloitte Office - Hyderabad 20th September, 2013

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