Lagos Business School as part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen its connections and engagement with industry with the aim to be the number one contributor to the knowledge and practice of management in Africa hosted a case competition in partnership with Mckinsey on Saturday, 16 September 2017 at the School premises.
The competition, which kicked off with a welcome address by the Dean of Lagos Business School, Dr Enase Okonedo, was aimed at strengthening the analytical and problem-solving skills of professionals in Africa by creating more awareness about management consulting as a profession.
The competition was judged by seasoned experts in the business analysis and management consultancy industry. They include Dr Yetunde Anibaba, Faculty, Analysis of Business Problems, LBS; Bolanle Njideofor, Engagement Manager, McKinsey; Karan Keswani, General Manager, Artee Group Ltd (Park and Shop/SPAR); Dolapo Adejuyigbe, Engagement Manager, McKinsey.
The thorough competition which offers the participants the opportunity to develop their consulting skills had the shortlisted 8 teams present their findings to the panel of judges after two hours of rigorous debates and analysis. The LBS team emerged top 3 at the end of the judging process.
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non-governmental organisations, and not-for-profits.