ESCP Europe Energy Trading Challenge 2019
Young and talented students from prestigious universities and business schools met at ESCP Europe's London Campus on 22nd & 23rd February to participate in the 2019 Energy Trading Challenge. Jointly organised by our MSc in Energy Management (MEM) students, in collaboration with Smart Global, ESCP Europe, and its Research Centre for Energy Management (RCEM), this year’s challenge sponsored by Glencore - one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies and a major producer and marketer of more than 90 commodities, with 90 offices in over 50 countries - provided an excellent platform for students to learn key insights on trading oil and gas products. Key facts of this successful event: 205 attendees representing 23 universities met at the event to share their knowledge, exchange ideas and compete against one another. A truly international competition, this event gave students from the most prestigious universities and business schools of Europe, the Americas and the UK the opportunity to participate in a stimulating and thought-provoking two-day event. On 22nd February, participants benefited from excellent networking opportunities at the drinks reception hosted at ESCP Europe London Campus.
A roundtable on the topic of “What does the future hold for oil & gas markets?" was held in tandem with the event. Students from ESCP Europe, London Institute of Banking & Finance, London Business School, Cranfield University, University College London, London School of Economics and Political Science - (LSE), University of Sussex, University of Strathclyde, Toulouse School of Economics, CASS Business School, Imperial College London, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), University of Dundee, Université Paris II Panthéon Assas, Université Paris-Dauphine, University of The West of Scotland, King’s College London, and many others were awarded for their participation Top ten teams included students from: ESCP Europe, The London Institute of Banking and Finance, Imperial College London, Toulouse School of Economics, London Business School and Cranfield University. For those of you who had the opportunity to attend the ETC, many thanks for making it possible. It´s our pleasure to share with you the highlights video of the event. We hope you like it!
***About the MSc in Energy Management ESCP Europe’s MSc in Energy Management (MEM) is a hands-on, full-time, 18-month programme taught in English at our London and Paris campuses with an optional international seminar held in the United States. Its curriculum integrates lectures and industry’s seminars ensuring that the programme meets the needs of participants on academic and professional levels. With a new intake each September, the MEM programme provides the perfect platform for young professionals aiming towards a career in the energy industry. Its unique 360-degree view of the industry is a key element for the future leaders in the sector.
Students on the programme have the opportunity to experience a state-of-the art trading floor simulation supported by a powerful bespoke platform. This technology allows participants to learn all the fundamental techniques and terminology required for this fast-paced environment, experiencing the thrill of real-time trading in multi-commodity markets covering futures, forwards, swaps and physical. ESCP Europe is designing tomorrow! To find out more, please visit: https://business-school-london.escpeurope.eu/en/graduate/master-in-energy-management-msc/?channel=3449
***About ESCP Europe Established in 1819, ESCP Europe has educated generations of leaders and entrepreneurs. With its six urban campuses in Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin and Warsaw, ESCP Europe's true European identity enables the provision of a unique style of cross-cultural business education and a global perspective on international management issues. ESCP Europe welcomes 5,000 students and 5,000 executives from 100 different nations every year, offering them a wide range of general management and specialised programmes (Bachelor, Masters, MBA, Executive MBA, PhD and Executive Education). ESCP Europe is among the 1% of business schools worldwide to be triple-accredited (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS). Website: www.escpeurope.eu Twitter: @ESCPeurope