Six (6) level 300 Central University College (CUC) students, have excelled in the Ghana Netherlands Business and Culture Council (GNBCC) competition dubbed “New Business Challenge 2015’’.
CUC presented six (6) students all of whom qualified and were among the twenty (20) finalists drawn from both public and private universities in Ghana.
The New Business Challenge is a unique business case competition in which 20 Dutch and 20 Ghanaian students work together in Ghana and the Netherlands on actual business cases of selected Dutch companies operating in Ghana and Netherlands.The ‘challenge’ is about discovering new opportunities for the private sector and maximizing the entrepreneurial potential of the student participants.
To facilitate a beneficial cross-over between education and practical experience, the CUC students: Joana Chemel (Accounting), Henry Derben (Communications), Paulina Ansah (Human Resource Management), Nathrine Afrifa Mensah (Management Studies), Joseph Arkoh (Agri- business) and Joseph Oru-Bo (Environmental and Development Studies) and their 14 Ghanaian counterparts travelled to the Netherlands from 18-25th July, 2015, on an all expenses paid trip where they participated in workshops, training sessions, field trips, excursions among others.
Their Dutch counterparts joined them to Ghana, where they were put in mixed teams. The teams presented their finale business case solutions to the Dutch Ambassador in Ghana on the 14th August, 2015.