The challenge

Flexcellence is committed to provide encouraging new carrier opportunities for the young generation in Hungary. To achieve this, they created motivating and challenging tasks for the participants of the competition, which show the opportunities that is waiting for them at Flex, and which helped in identifying the most suitable candidates.

In this national competition, students interested in engineering, HR and logistics could get an insight into the world of the company through online quizzes and case study tasks. The tasks of the competition were created by the experts at Flex.

The solution

Participants could sign up for the competition in teams of three, the team members could come from different faculties, and even from different universities. The game started with an online quiz, which consisted of several modules (2 engineering, 1 quality assurance, 1 logistics and 1 HR module). The teams could solve any module they wanted, or all of them, and the qualification for the semi-final was based on the module with the best results for each team. The best 15 teams qualified for the semi-final from each module, so altogether 75 teams.

In the second round participants received a case study task, relevant to their studies and expertise. Finally the best 10 teams advanced to the finals, where they had to face an even bigger challenge: apart from their professional knowledge, the jury also assessed their management, cooperation and debating skills, as well as their creativity.

The teams of 24 universities participated in the 5-week competition ending on the 30 November 2016, and competed against each other in the areas of HR, logistics, and engineering (quality assurance, rework, test and debug).

Xcellence, The Game was a huge hit among the students. The large number of applications was due to  - apart from the attractive prizes – the attainable prestige, that could be achieved by winning a competition that is organized by a leading multinational company. The teams could get an insight into the world of Flex, as they had to solve tasks that were chosen from the company’s actual day-to-day life.

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168 groups
504 participants
24 universities