What is the game about and what stages does it consist of?
CEE Business Experience Challenge is a two-stage competition that consists of an individual online part (“Online
Game”) and group online part based on online or offline cooperation between players forming teams of 2 or 3
members (“Case study competition”).
The main goal of the Competition is to familiarize players with the most important tasks performed by PwC
consultants in the four core departments of the company: audit, advisory, tax and risk assurance. It is also the
presentation of PwC core values and other most important information about the scope of the company’s activities.
Through the Competition, PwC is also aiming to find and recognize the best students and graduates who could join
the company. However, it is worth remembering that the registration and/or the participation in the Competition
doesn’t provide any benefit, advantage or exemption during the (actual) recruitment process in the PwC company,
and no legal relationship is formed with the PwC company.
What is the timetable for the game?
Online Game schedule:
The first week: 15 - 26.09.2021;
The second week: 27.09 - 03.10.2021;
The third week: 04 - 10.10.2021;
The fourth week: 11 - 17.10.2021;
The fifth week: 18 - 24.10.2021;
The sixth week: 25 - 28. 10.2021.
On 29.10.2201 (00.00 Central European Time), the ”Create new account” button, placed on the Competition landing
page, will disappear. Registration will no longer be possible.
Between 15.09.2021 and 02.11.2021 all the players, who have completed the Online Game, will be able to form or
join teams within the Case study competition stage.
Case study competition schedule: 02 - 16.11.2021.
On 02.11.2021 (12.00 CET) a case study will be uploaded for all registered teams.
All teamed-up players will be able to download the case study and upload the solution until 16.11.2021 (23.59
PwC will publish the results of the Case study competition on the following website:
https://ceebusinesschallenge.pwc.com by 30.11.2021 (23.59 CET).
Three, up to five teams per each country will deliver the best solutions within the Case study competition will be
invited to the national finals. Those will be organized between 20th of November 2021 and 20th of December 2021 in
the selected PwC office within the respective country.
The international final, to which the representatives of the winning teams from each country will be invited, will
take place in Hungary (Budapest) or Poland (Warsaw) in the first quarter of 2022. PwC may convert the finals to
the online mode in case of
a bad COVID-19 pandemic situation.
What can I win in the game?
Each week of the Online Game, the first three players from each participating country in the Weekly ranking will
receive a set of gadgets not exceeding the value of €20.
PwC will fund the participation of the winning teams in each country’s national final that will be organized in
one of the local PwC offices. It is impossible to estimate the amount of this award at this time. PwC reserves the
right to convert local finals into the online mode due to COVID-19 pandemic situation.
PwC will sponsor the participation of the winning teams from each national final in the international final. It is
impossible to estimate the amount of this award at this time.
The winning team in the international final will receive a €3,000 prize - equally shared by its all members.
The runner-up in the international final will receive a €2,000 prize - equally shared by its all members.
The third-placed team in the international final will be awarded a €1,000 prize - equally shared by its all
Is the game part of PwC recruitment, and if so, is it compulsory?
The game is not part of recruitment, but can complement it. The condition is that the player agrees in the
registration for the game to use their data for recruitment.
Where can I make comments about the game?
Why do I need to enter my personal data during the registration process?
Firstly, we want to be in touch with you. It is also important for us to be able to give you rewards and verify,
for example, your age, status or place of residence.
Remember also that you enter additional data in your game profile. They are also important because they allow
other players in the second stage to find out something about you and/or use them for our recruitment process.
Who can play the game?
The player must be at least 18 years old and maximum 26 years old when first logging into the Online Game.
Players’ country of residence must be one of the following: Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia,
Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia or Slovenia. National finals of the competition will be organized in
those countries only.
Сan I take part in a game if I’m younger / older that 18-26?
You can play being any age but only those meeting the terms and conditions will be rewarded. On the day of
registration you must be at least 18 years old and maximum 26 years old to be rewarded.
Can students and graduates from all fields of study play the game?
Yes, we are open to any fields of study.
How will the weekly prizes be delivered?
Prizes will be delivered to the player by PwC within 30 working days after the respective week. Prizes will be
delivered within the borders of a country the player has registered in.
Can PwC employees take part in the game?
No. Employees, as well as shareholders, executive officers, trainees and other people being in any permanent
relationship with any PwC entities may not take part in the competition.
They may register and experience the game, but will not be eligible to qualify for the national finals nor get
Is the competition free of charge?
Yes, taking part in the CEE Business Experience Challenge competition is free of charge.