Meet Our Partners
We proudly present to you the partners of Polit Case Competition 2018. Throughout January 2018 we will announce our partners. Follow us on facebook and here to keep updated.
consultancy partner: mckinsey & company
For the 2nd year in a row, McKinsey & Company joins Polit Case Competition as a partner. McKinsey will be engaged in developing the case-solving skills of the participants, so they are ready to solve this year’s case and communicate their solutions effectively. Additionally, McKinsey will be a part of the professional panel of judges.
McKinsey & Company is a renowned global management consulting firm that serves a broad mix of private, public and social sector institutions. The work of McKinsey fits excellent with the aim of Polit Case Competition of providing a real-life case where economic theory and tools are applied.
THE CASE COMPANY
This year, the case is written by two graduates and one undergraduate student of economics from the University of Copenhagen in collaboration with a case company. Naturally, the case will evolve around the case company.
The identity of the case company is revealed alongside the case on the first day of the Polit Case Competition weekend.
work association partner: Djøf
Once again Djøf joins Polit Case Competition as a Premium Partner. Djøf will do a case-solving presentation in the week leading up to the case weekend.
Djøf supports Polit Case Competition because the case competition gives participants the unique opportunity to apply theory to real-life economic problems, as well as highly appreciated feedback from judges and experienced consultants from different industries and backgrounds.
Other than providing cheap insurance and pensions for members, Djøf offers unique guidance on professional development and legal matters. Furthermore, Djøf creates transparency in salaries and compensation schemes across different sectors.
Interest group partner: DI - tHe confederation of Danish industry
Together with DI, we share the view that Polit Case Competition promotes and equips students with analytical tools and presentation skills which they can employ in future work life.
DI is the strong voice of corporate Denmark. On the behalf of 10.000 member companies, DI works to provide the best conditions for Danish businesses to succeed. DI’s member companies include more than 10.000 private companies in e.g. manufacturing, trade and services. In broad outline, DI does policy advocacy, membership services, network relations as well as economic analyses on the Danish and international economy.
Director of Economics and Politics, Morten Granzau Nielsen, DI: “We see Polit Case Competition as a way of showcasing our exciting job as an economist in DI while at the same time connecting with some of the brightest students.”.
industry PARTNEr: Ørsted
For the second time Ørsted, joins Polit Case Competition as a partner. Market Director in Ørsted Niklas Ahlefeldt-Laurvig: “We need bright minds and innovative thinkers to help us lead the energy industry, and by partnering with Polit Case Competition, we hope to meet a lot of ambitious and inspiring talents”.
Ørsted develops, constructs and operates offshore wind farms, bioenergy plants and innovative waste-to-energy solutions and provides smart energy products to its customers. The company employs 5,600 people and is Europe’s fastest growing energy company.
The Ørsted vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy. Ørsted believes that doing good is also good business and the company has just delivered their strongest operating profit ever.
INDUSTRY PARTNER: TDC GROUP
For the first time TDC Group joins Polit Case Competition as a partner. CFO in TDC Group Stig Pastwa: “Partnering with Polit Case Competition is a great way for TDC to be close to the student environment”.
TDC Group is Denmark’s largest telecommunications provider and currently the market leader in all four markets (TV, Mobile, Internet & network and Landline.) holding the best network. TDC Group is about bringing people closer together in a complex market.
TDC Group offers a wide variety of career paths. Due to the dynamics of the market, and thus the company it is easy to design your own personal career path. With a passion for a digital Denmark, and a background in economics, you will find a vast network of likeminded peers.