{$ msg.text $}

KPMG Ideation Challenge

  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021
  • Stockholm

Are you up for a student challenge like no other? And we´re not talking about another case competition!

Looking to crack complex business issues with data-driven ideas and the power of technology? Join some of the brightest students in the world for the chance to develop your skills in an immersive and collaborative learning experience. Challenge yourself, stretch your limits and show the world what you can do using the power of your business, technology, and data and analytics knowledge.

The KPMG Ideation Challenge (KIC) is a unique experience of a lifetime, designed to stretch your limits and challenge what you think is possible. You will get to generate a new idea that could change the world, create a prototype and then pitch it to business leaders. Along the way you will work with KPMG member firms’ data scientists, coders and business specialists, who will help bring your idea to life.

If successful, you will get the opportunity to take on teams from the rest of the world in the virtual KIC Global Finals. Participate now to learn from experts. Work with a dream team. Build a winning pitch. Meet amazing people from around the world. And the further you progress, the more real-world experience you could gain.

What is in it for you?

  • A platform to ideate around advanced technology solutions that use data, analytics, robotics, AI within a business context
  • Chance to create solutions for real client problems just like KPMG member firms’ professionals across the world and bring your successful business model/prototype to the global finals.
  • Opportunity to work in a diverse team and KPMG professionals from both technical and business backgrounds providing you critical business acumen and expertise. It is an opportunity built to position you for success!
  • Constant coaching and guidance from KPMG professionals throughout the course of the competition that would result in development of your solution, your consulting skills and experience of what life is like at KPMG in Sweden.
  • Learn about the type of work we do and an opportunity to explore a potential career with KPMG in Sweden - A chance to see where your interest and skills may best be suited.

What is the challenge?
This year we are challenging participants to create an advanced technology solution that helps an organization or industry of your choice overcome or leverage the impacts of the global pandemic. COVID-19 has been a catalyst for change (both positive and negative, including digital transformation, environmental and societal implications, health care services and remote working) in all types of organizations.

Imagine you are part of a group of innovators looking to help the world grow from this experience. This is your chance to pitch your idea to a venture capitalist in the hope of obtaining funding to take your idea to market.

Work with great people

Ulf Borgcrantz
Partner, Lighthouse
"Jag vill få så många som möjligt att inse att KPMG Sverige befinner sig i den mest spännande utvecklingsfasen bland alla kunskapsföretagen i Sverige"
Carl Arfwidson
Senior Associate, Advisory
"Jag tror inte att just mina initiativ kommer hjälpa merpartens av världens människor, men om jag kan bidra till att folk nära mig har det bättre, då har jag ändå lyckats"
Hedda Regefalk
Associate, Management Consulting Tax
"Jag vill vara med och forma vikten av projektledning i stora globala skatteprojekt genom att utmana normer, tänka out of the box, hitta nya lösningar, idéer och arbetssätt"
Selam Semere
Associate, Audit & Assurance
"På KPMG är jag med i New generation round table. Här har vi möjlighet att påverka på ledningsnivå – och verkligen göra skillnad"
Madeleine Markusson
Advisory, Manager
"Mitt mål är att vara del av att skapa en jämställd konsult- och finansbransch."

Skills & Requirements

  • All students must be enrolled in a university program
  • Each team will have 4 to 6 members. Is it hard to find the right mix of team members? We will help you! You can apply both alone and in pairs, we will put you together with the right mix of students.
  • Teams should have a mix of STEM and business majors with at least one (1) from each discipline
  • There must be at least one (1) female and one (1) male in the team

KIC Timeline
1. Register to participate (latest 31 January)
2. If you are admitted you will hear back from us around February 5th
3. Local Ideation Academy competition February 10th- Attend a local workshop where you’ll begin to ideate solutions to the challenge problem whilst receiving coaching, building a prototype and pitching your idea.
4. International finals- Win your local round and you will compete in the international finals against teams from various countries from around the globe

Are you up for the challenge?

Great Place to Work

  • We do what is right.

  • We never stop learning and improving.

  • We think and act boldly.

  • We respect each other and draw strenght from our

  • We do what matters.

About the company

KPMG är en arbetsplats för dig som vill göra skillnad. Vi är ett av världens ledande kunskapsföretag och en trygghet för våra kunder i den snabbrörliga värld de verkar i - vi förmedlar insikt och guidar på den förändringsresa de alla befinner sig på. Det kan handla om att förändra hela eller delar av en organisation och dess arbetssätt, hur man hanterar potentiella risker, cybersäkerhetshot eller hur man maximerar kundupplevelsen i en digitaliserad värd. Vi är även experter inom analys, M&A, revision- och skatterådgivning, för att bara nämna några områden av vår verksamhet.

På KPMG strävar vi efter mångfald och en jämn könsfördelning över hela organisationen. Vi tycker att mångfald bidrar med fler perspektiv som berikar vår kultur samtidigt som det skapar mervärde för våra kunder och samhället vi verkar i. Det är viktigt för oss att ha en inkluderande kultur där våra medarbetare respekterar varandra. Detta är kärnan i våra värderingar och vad vi tror på. Därför välkomnar vi sökanden med olika bakgrund och erfarenheter.

I Sverige är vi ca 1600 kollegor och en del av KPMG:s globala kunskapsnätverk på dryga 200 000 kollegor över hela världen.

KPMG

Stockholm
Visit website