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Corporate Social Innovation Competition

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Corporate Social Innovation (CSI) helps corporations integrate social innovation in line with their objectives, into their corporate activities. CSI is a relatively new term, but has gained significance in all corporate sectors for sustainable growth. 

Theme: Corporate Social Innovation Competition (CSIC) for the DP World

Cash prize: AED 400 for the best idea and AED 300 for the runners’ up 

Participation: CSIC is open to M.Sc. Investment management, M.Sc. Banking and Finance, and Year 3 Accounting and Finance students in a group of 2-3 members

Timeline: Link: 

Registration closes: Sunday Nov 8th 

Submission Deadline: Friday Nov 20th 

Submission Format: 3-4 minutes’ video, use your creativity for the video presentation. 

The CSI for the DP world should clearly indicate the following: 

  1. Aligned to the values/ overall objectives of the DP world (
  2. What will be the take away for the DP World (brand image? profit maximisation, etc.)? 
  3. Does the innovation create a sense of ownership for all the employees? 
  4. Cost/benefit analysis preferable but not mandatory. 
  5. Is the innovation feasible/ scalable? 

Contact details for any questions (to be sent to the student volunteer and copy Dr Vijaya Kumar) 

Student Volunteer : Ramona Karen Menezes, 

Dr Vijaya Kumar (cc): 

Judging criteria: 

  1. 70%: Relevant and feasible CSI in line with DP objectives 
  2. 30%: Video presentation 
  • Creativity & elements of design 
  • Within the time frame 
  • Evidence of participation by all members 
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