As in previous years, the 2013 Drucker Challenge Contest will provide an opportunity for students young managers and entrepreneurs to win prizes and gain free access to the annual Global Peter Drucker Forum, set to be held on November 14 and 15 in Vienna.
The Drucker Challenge
Introduced in 2010, the Drucker Challenge was conceived as an essay contest to raise awareness of the works and ideas of Peter Drucker among young people – the new generation poised to build on a management philosophy that puts the human being at its center.
In 2013 the Drucker Challenge is expanding with a new option: The Drucker Challenge Video Contest, in the hope is that submissions in this lively format will bring a fresh infusion of energy and inspiration, and new clarity to what can be complex and abstract concepts.
The Essay Contest continues in its known format, the Video Challenge brings a major innovation. Uploaded videos will be voted in an open online voting process starting on July 1. To learn more about the Contest Theme “Innovation – Inspiration – Lessons from Innovators from the Arts and Sciences”
The judging Panel for the Essay Contest will be again Chaired by Professor Lynda Gratton from London Business School.
The judging for the videos will be based on public voting using an elaborate online voting system.
Participants in the Challenge can now choose to submit either an essay or a video – or both, to maximize their chances of winning.
Prizes are awarded to the best 40 entries, including a cash prize of EUR 1,000 to the first-prize winners in the essay respectively video contest. The overall winner in the essay and video contest is awarded a cash price of EUR 4,000.
Both contests are designed to complement and enrich the interdisciplinary exchange of views and ideas at the annual Global Peter Drucker Forum. This year’s event in Vienna (14-15 Nov 2013) focuses on the theme of Managing Complexity.