Centre for Risk Studies

Mar 2013

The 2013 Cambridge - McKinsey Risk Prize

The Centre for Risk Studies, in conjunction with McKinsey & Company, is pleased to announce the launch of the first annual risk prize. An award will be made for the best submission on risk management by a current MBA student at Cambridge Judge Business School.

17 June: 1st Annual Cambridge - McKinsey Risk Prize 2013 winner announced.

About the Award

The winner will be announced in early June 2013 and awarded a prize of £3,000 at the Cambridge Risk Centre's annual conference on 18 June 2013. The presentation will be at a plenary session during the event in front of attendees from finance, industry and academia. Judges will include members of McKinsey's Global Risk Practice, the Editor-in-Chief of the McKinsey Working Papers, and members of the Centre for Risk Studies at Cambridge Judge Business School.

How to Enter

Entries should be in the form of an illustrated document no longer than 6,000 words, including appendices and references. Shorter pieces are welcome. Exhibits and data tables are encouraged. The subject matter should be broadly related to risk management including governance, risk in strategy, risk modelling, risk metrics, or risk as a general subject. Potential subjects include regulation, corporations, global strategy and financial institutions.

Entrants taking the Easter Term elective, Risk Management and Strategic Planning, may submit their course projects for the risk prize. The prize is open to all MBA students at Cambridge Judge Business School.

Submission Process & Deadline

Entries must be submitted by midnight on 24 May 2013 by emailing Camilla Burgess. There will be a briefing on the risk prize as part of the end-of-ter1m meeting with MBA Director Dr Jochen Runde on Friday 8 March, 12:45-13:45 in LT1.

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