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Can you impress our panel of potential employers in 3 mins?

Pitch Perfectly Throwdown by Chartered Accountants ANZ

2 minutes to prepare, 3 minutes to pitch. Can you impress our panel of potential employers?

Congratulations to the ‪Careers Engagement Team at ‎CAANZ on the successful event – Pitch Perfectly Throwdown.
Excellent ‎communication skills, quick thinking and team work are all qualities of a great leader.

 

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This event gives the opportunity to ‪Accounting ‎students and ‎graduates to shine infront of potential future ‪employers. The topics covered a range of issues, challenging the participants’ abilities to think on the spot to deliver a winning pitch to a panel of ‪recruiting firms which included the following:

· Treasury Wine Estate
· GM Convenience Finance, ‎Coles
· Chartered Accountants ANZ
· ‎EY
· ‎KPMG

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So, what is the competition all about? It is a business competition that involves participants to work as a team with 2 other participants from their ‎University Student ‪Society, to solve a particular problem that has been identified in a business case. The competitors were as follows:

  • ‪ASA (Accounting Students Association) – University of ‪Melbourne
    · ‎DCS (Deakin Commerce Society) – Deakin Burwood
    · ‎DCSS (Deakin Commerce Student Society) - ‪Deakin Geelong
    · ‎BSS (Business Students Society) – Monash CBD
    · ‎FMAA (Financial Management Association of Australia) –‪‎Monash/University of Melbourne
    · ‪MASA (Monash Accounting Students Association) – #Monash
    · ‪BCSS (Business & Commerce Student Society) – #Monash
    · ‪CSA (Commerce Students Society) – La Trobe
    · ‪Swinburne Business Student Society – Swinburne

 

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The audience also had a chance to vote online which made up 50% of the final score. Congratulations to all the winning teams on a job well done! All the presentations were well executed and highly successful!

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