The Zurich Enterprise Challenge “Rule the risk”

Deadline: 22 April 2019
Open to: Master, MBA and PhD students (full or part-time) from any university
Benefits: cash prizes, certificates, full attendance and presentation at the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit


The Zurich Enterprise Challenge gives you an opportunity of a lifetime to work with one of the world’s top insurance companies and interact with its corporate customers to solve real-life strategy and business challenges.

The Zurich Risk Room is a global risk analysis and visualization tool, designed by Zurich to help illustrate the impact of multivariate risks on individual countries and regions. The tool goes beyond the ability to look at risks in single dimensions and shows the complex interactions between many different types of risks. The Zurich Risk Room analyzes over 100 risks of individual risks, covering over 174 countries around the world.

To tackle the challenge your team will need to learn how to use the Zurich Risk Room. The example case below will give you some insights into its functionalities. You should allow yourself enough time to understand the tool.


The challenge is open to Master, MBA and PhD students (full or part-time) from any university. Participants should have an interest in management, finance, strategy and risk management or similar subjects. Multiple teams representing the same university can join the challenge.

This is a team challenge; each team should consist of 3-4 team members. Each team member is required to create a Project Firefly profile. Be sure to complete your team’s registration and enter the challenge.


Top 2 Teams

Attend and present at the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit 2018 in Berlin, Germany on September 25 – 27.

– Interviews with Zurich*
– Cash prize

Top 20 Teams

Work with Zurich and select multinational customers on current corporate challenges, such as Philips, Kuehne + Nagel and selected.

– Earn a certificate highlighting your achievements

Full attendance and presentation at the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit including travel and accommodation.

The global event offers participants the opportunity to meet the C-suite experts, colleagues and Zurich executives from around the world to engage in discussions relating to the latest issues on the risk agenda and to share learnings on how to deal with the increasingly complex and interconnected world of risk that we live in.

The summit is a three-day conference that will take place in Berlin, Germany from September 25 – 27, 2018.

How to apply?

In order to apply, create your profile here.

For more information, please visit the official web page.