The Columbia Innovation & Design Club, a student-led organization at Columbia Business School, is organizing the inaugural Columbia Business Design Challenge. This competition will :
– introduce students and other participants to some of the most innovative companies in the country
– facilitate a robust learning experience by emphasizing the principles of human-centered design and design thinking
– foment fresh ideas in areas important to the future of work and business
– gain real-world, hands-on experience tackling some of the most salient issues facing society today
The Columbia Business Design Challenge is open to cross-disciplinary teams to facilitate diversity of thought, experience, and solutions. We hope you will consider being involved in judging the participating teams and/or facilitating a workshop for competition participants.
February 7, 2021 Challenge Kickoff Event
Competition overview, application assignment & prompt reveal
February 8, 2021 Team Registration Deadline
Registration and application assignment submission by 11:59 pm
March 19, 2021 Challenge Pitch Day
Team presentations, judging & award ceremony, & networking event
1st prize is $2,000!