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Doing Business In

Do you want to solve a business challenge abroad with Novozymes and The Boston Consulting Group? Doing Business In is your opportunity.

What is Doing Business In?

Doing Business In (DBI) is Djøfs annual case competition and study trip, which is organized by Djøf and 4 selected volunteers in close cooperation with Novozymes and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

The case Competition

As a DBI-participant you are handpicked to an array of unique experiences. With DBI you get a once-in-a-lifetime possibility to travel to a foreign country with representatives from Novozymes and BCG. You will participate together with 29 other top students from Denmark.

With DBI you will solve a complex real-life case concerning Novozymes in the destination country. You will be solving the case in 5 groups across disciplines. Throughout DBI, you will gain exclusive insight into how business works in the destination country through company visits and workshops. At the finale, the winning team of the case competition is found by presenting the results in front of a grand jury consisting of representatives from Djøf, Novozymes and BCG.

Gain experiences abroad

The destination country is always a place where Novozymes and BCG do business. You will have the opportunity to learn about the challenges and possibilities of doing business in foreign countries from professionals who are living and working abroad themselves. You will obtain great knowledge on the current macroeconomic, economic, and cultural trends in the destination country. DBI has taken place all over the world such as countries like India, China, Malaysia, USA, Japan, and Brazil.

When and where does DBI take place?

  • We travel to Beijing, from Cph Airport the 3rd of April 2020 and return to Cph airport at 16th of April 2020. You should expect to pay around 4500-6000 DKK for the trip. This will cover transportation, accomodation and some meals. 
  • The pre seminar is 20th-21st of March 2020. Friday the 20th at Novozymes in Lyngby and the 21st at BCG in Copenhagen.
  • The finale/post-seminar takes place the 1st of Mai 2020, after the trip at Novozymes in Lyngby.

As a participant you get

  • A community from all of Denmark and across disciplines
  • An opportunity to use your theoretical knowledge to solve a complex, real-life case
  • A deeper cultural understanding and an opportunity for personal growth
  • A connection to potential future employers

How to apply

  • The application deadline for DBI 2020 is on November the 24th 2019
  • Upload motivational letter, your CV, and your grade transcripts. You will be able to apply from the beginning of October
  • If you are selected as a participant and you are studying political sciences, social sciences etc., you have to be a member of Djøf before you go on the trip. However, you do not have to be a member of Djøf to apply for DBI.

You can stay updated and follow the participants, Novozymes and BCG at our facebook page and our Instagram profile @doingbusinessin

The Winning Team 2019

 The case in 2019 was about how Novozymes can strengthen their business in Latin America. The case competition took place in Brazil.

Congratulations to Anna (CBS), Cecilie (KU), Nikolaj (KU), Stine (CBS), and Thor (CBS).

DBI vindere 2019

 

 

 

 

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