THE CHALLENGE

Prizes and Benefits

Prizes

Top Team – $4,000 and Challenge Trophy
First Runner-up – $2,000
Second Runner-up – $1,000

Benefits
  • Chance to be mentored by logistics professionals from Mentor Partners
  • Gain a deeper understanding of supply chain management by experiencing problems first-hand and creating solutions by applying logistics knowledge
  • Build valuable relationships for internships and future career prospect
  • Finalists of  SCC++ 2019 are eligible for provisional offer of admission into the full time Bachelor of Science in Supply Chain Management with Minor programme  at SUSS (terms and conditions apply).

Rules and Regulations

Registration
  • Registration is open to full-time students who must first register their teams to gain access to the cases for selection and download them.
  • Registration will close on Monday, 13 May 2019 at 2359hrs.
  • Your team name must not be related to (or suggest the identity of) any education institution.
  • Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email and your team ID number.
  • If you do not receive the confirmation email or would like to clarify matters, kindly email to sc-challenge@sla.org.sg
Eligibility
  • Full-time students pursuing a diploma or a pre-university course (regardless of course and year of study) at the following schools are eligible:
    • ITE College East, Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic
  • No participant should have more than one year of continued professional experience in a supply chain related field.
Formation of Teams
  • Teams should consist of two to four members.
  • Every team should appoint a team leader to be the main contact person and representative of the group.
  • Teams comprising of students from different schools or courses are welcomed.
  • Each participant should only represent one team. Those who register for multiple teams would be liable to have all their registered teams disqualified.

Submission Requirement

Qualifying Round Submission Deadline

Monday, 27 May 2019 at 2359hrs

Qualifying Round Deliverables
  • Teams are required to submit an executive summary and a deck of accompanying presentation slides.
  • Teams are required to submit all deliverables via the competition website.
  • Both deliverables shall adopt the given format and limits to avoid possible consequence of demerit points.
File Submission Instructions
  • Teams are required to compress both files (Executive Summary and Presentation Slides) into a zip file, which they will upload via the Case Management Page after they have registered their team.
  • Please rename the zip file in this format: Team(ID)_Submission. “SCTEAM2016001_Submission.zip
  • Please ensure that the total zip file size is below 15MB.
  • For more information on zipping files, you may refer to the following tools: www.winzip.comwww.peazip.comwww.7-zip.org.
  • The Singapore Logistics Association will not be responsible for any damage, inconvenience, loss, expense, or grief, which might be caused to the user or his property (inter alia the user’s hardware and/or software) or to any third party, directly or indirectly.
Executive Summary
Cover Page To include

  1. Team name
  2. Team members name, email and mobile number
  3. Project title (choose a name relevant to solution being proposed)
Word Limit Heading: Arial, 11 point, bold
Body: Arial, 11 point
Number of Words: 500
Appendix Maximum of four pages (if required)
Format PDF Only
File Name Format to be used is Team(ID)_ExecSummary, e.g., “SCTEAM201401_ExecSummary”
Presentation Slides
Cover Page To include

  1. Team name
  2. Team members name, email and mobile numbers
  3. Project title (choose a name relevant to solution being proposed)
Slide Limit Maximum of 20 slides (excluding the cover slide and content slide, if required)
Format PDF or PPTX
Naming Convention Format to be used is Team(ID)_Slides, e.g., “SCTEAM201401_Slides”

Judging Criteria And Points for Qualifying Round

Criteria
Percentage
Remarks
Research
25%
Depth and quality of research. Quality research refers to research that is relevant, comprehensive and consists of a variety of credible sources.
Solution
35%
Holistic evaluation of solution, including innovativeness, sustainability, scalability, feasibility and potential impact of solution. Does the solution solve all the issues raised in the case?
Executive Summary
20%
Quality and clarity of report writing. Comprehensibility.
Presentation Slides
20%
Quality and clarity of presentation. Slides packaging.

Three teams will be selected per Mentor Company for business pitch to take place at the respective Mentor sites (date to be confirmed).

Results of teams qualifying for the pitching round will be made known to the team leaders by Tuesday, 04 Jun 2019 by the Organising Committee to facilitate the setting of suitable appointments for the business pitch the following week. In addition, teams selected for the business pitch will also be judged on their presentation skills.

Results of finalist teams making it to the mentorship phase with the Mentor Companies will be released by Friday, 14 Jun 2019. This will be done via a phone call, followed by an email containing instructions on the mentorship.

Judging Criteria And Points for SCC++ Finals

Criteria
Percentage
Remarks
Mentorship
30%
This is assessed and graded by the mentor company during the mentorship. Performance will be evaluated based on : Teamwork, study methodology, responsiveness, organizational skills, inter-personal skills and project management.
Final Presentation
70%
This is assessed and graded by the panel of judges during the Final Presentation. Performance will be evaluated based on : Holistic evaluation of solution, – including innovativeness, sustainability, scalability, feasibility and potential impact of solution. Does the solution solve all the issues raised in the case?

Are You Game For The Challenge?