The Concours KGP.

The largest project 

management case competition

of Eastern Canada

Montreal (ESG-UQAM)
November 17th 2018
 
Participants

124

Universities

13

Professionals

60

Volunteers

70

Competition

Discovering and experiencing project management

The Concours KGP is an interuniversity case competition in the field of project management. It is looking to involve undergraduate and graduate students at the master level in a rewarding opportunity to discover and experience this dynamic field of study. By the extend of their expertise, but mostly of their soft skills, the participants will need to solve a case with particular challenges that are experienced by project management professionals. In doing so, they will need to present their solution of the case to project management professionals here in Montreal. For its 9th edition, the organizing committee will work tirelessly in order to make everyone taking part in the Concours KGP shine through this wonderful learning experience.

With the PMI Montreal (Project Management Institute) as our official collaborator, the Concours KGP is the largest project management competition in Eastern Canada. It certainly is the event not to be missed this fall. 

 

Theme

What’s going to happen in 2018?

The theme of the case competition will be disclosed in a few months.

 

Organizers

Proud to make you shine through project management.
These nine volunteers, master's students in project management, work tirelessly to give you an unforgettable experience!
Vanesa Lopes
Vanesa Lopes

Project Manager

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Marjorie Goulet-Dufresne
Marjorie Goulet-Dufresne

PCO

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Xavier Rosalie
Xavier Rosalie

VP Participants (French)

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Kayla Cifola
Kayla Cifola

VP Participants (English)

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Laura Grenier
Laura Grenier

VP Communications and Marketing

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Olivier Archambault
Olivier Archambault

VP Volunteer

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Audrey Dubois
Audrey Dubois

VP Sponsors

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Annie
Annie

VP Academic

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Vincent Lebel
Vincent Lebel

VP Logistics

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Partners

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Registration

2018 Registration Period

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For registration information, please contact our VP participants, by email at participants@concourskgp.ca.

 

Q & A

When will the Concours KGP case competition take place in 2018?

For this year, the Concours KGP will take place on November 17th 2018. 

When will the registration open for the 2018 Concours KGP? 

The registration will open on Monday September 17th 2018 and close on Monday October 29th 2018.

Is the Concours KGP case competition in English, French or both? 

The Concours KGP is a bilingual case competition, which means some teams will do it completely in french and other students representing english universities totally in english. It is to be noted that the case will be presented to students in their native language and the pitch/presentation will also be conducted in the language of their choice as well as the powerpoint that needs to be done to present at each round.

What is the registration cost?

Registration fees are 40$ per student taking part in the Concours KGP case competition. In order to take part in the Concours KGP, teams need to be of four students from respective levels, either undergrad or master students. 

 

What is included in the registration fees?

There is a trophy to be expected for each participant that is in a team that has placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd in the Concours KGP case competition. In addition to this, all participants are given a participation bag with gifts, free access to workshops in the afternoon with project management professionals and the meals (brunch table in the morning and lunch) as well as the evening soirée are all included in the fee.

Are there any meals included? If so, when?

See previous question. 

Do you foresee any additional expenses that would need to be covered by the team?

For teams coming outside of the greater Montreal region there are some fees to consider, for exemple transportation, accomodation and meal before or after the case competition. 

When will the competition schedule be available?

All teams converge to l'université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) at the same time on the day of the event. However the actual schedule with the teams will only be made available to participants the day of (and with secret names i.e: ABC555) as the judges cannot know which teams are from which universities.