Students from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar took home first place in The EnterpriseChallenge Qatar 2013, organized by Qatar Shell and Bedaya Center.
The winning Team "Qatarans" made a net profit of QAR 37 million in the final round of the business simulation.
Participating students, Zeeshan Hanif, Raheem Shahid, Saad Asim, Hassaan Ijaz and Syed Zuhair were mentored by George White, a distinguished career professor of entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon Qatar.
Hassan Ijaz, a junior studying business administration said, “we are thrilled to win and are honored to receive this recognition for our university. The Enterprise Challenge helped us realize that there are many opportunities in Qatar for future entrepreneurs, we just need to find them and make the most of them.”
Carnegie Mellon Qatar strives to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation amongst students. The combination of leadership, open information and networking create an environment where students are able to excel in programs such as The Enterprise Challenge Qatar.
The Enterprise Challenge Qatar is a program launched by Qatar Shell and Bedaya Center to encourage the spirit of entrepreneurship amongst young people, promote their business knowledge and equip them with practical business skills.