Building an industry–academia connect and providing young talent a strong platform to present their skills, Samsung India recently launched Samsung E.D.G.E. The platform gives India’s best minds from leading B-schools and engineering colleges the chance to get a head-start in their careers.
Under this programme, the participants will get an opportunity to interact with the leadership team at Samsung, work on real-world business problems and come up with unique solutions for the same. The winning teams will also get a cash prize along with a potential opportunity to work with Samsung.
Talking of the mutual benefits of such an initiative, Udaiy Khanna, vice president-human resources, Samsung India says, “Samsung always strives to encourage the best talent and nurtures the spirit of innovation. We are confident we will gain valuable insights through this engagement.”
The programme will have three rounds. In the campus round, team members will come together, ideate and put up an executive case summary. Post evaluation, three teams per campus will be shortlisted for the zonal round in which all the teams will closely work on the case study and will submit and present their unique solutions. The final 12 teams will then battle it out in the national round, after which the three winning teams will be announced.