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Tomorrow’s Education, EintrachtTech and PwC Deutschland are committed to inspire and empower the Talents of Tomorrow. As part of Tomorrow’s Founding Club and the joined program „Recruiters of Tomorrow by EintrachtTech“ PwC Deutschland offers an exclusive scholarship, worth 10.000 EUR in addition to the reduced Founding Club Fees.

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Business Challenge

How can we revive stores in city centers that have lost business to online shops through the pandemic?

The Problem

The pandemic has made online sales explode. And while it has many advantages to the customer, it has a detrimental effect on the city centers. They are becoming more and more deserted. Once the pandemic is over, city centers will need to be revived.

The Solution

How can we make city centers more attractive? How can brick and mortar stores in cities compete with online shopping, perhaps even be more attractive? And how can we use digital solutions to improve shopping experiences in city centers?

The Deliverables

Show how we can revive the city centers through a strategy incorporating digital tools. Present your ideas with 10 PowerPoint slides.

Application

Application Process

Students who would like to take part in the Business Challenge Competition will have to have to complete and upload their Business Challenge until March 30th. The best ideas will be pitched in front of a jury in April. Dates will be announced soon.

Scholarship Announcement

The pitch winner of the Business Challenge Competition pitch will be announced in April and receives a 10.000 EUR scholarship.

Start The Professional Master

The winner of the Business Challenge of PwC Deutschland will start as part of the Founding Club on April 22nd.

About PwC Deutschland


Are you bored with everything inert? Are you already looking for solutions to tomorrow's challenges? Then you've come to the right place. Whether you're a student or a young professional - together we'll steer the German economy safely into the digital future.
As Germany's leading auditing and consulting firm, we always come into play when complex issues require innovative answers. And these issues arise in particular in connection with the topics of digital transformation, sustainability, and entrepreneurship. What does it take to protect a bank from a hacker attack? How can sustainability be successfully implemented within the corporate strategy and what impact do these implementations have on society? How can startups benefit from the Corona crisis by acting sustainably and how can this newfound growth engine help lead the economy out of the crisis?
We find the right answers to questions like these for our clients. Whether they are global players or local heroes, public institutions or NGOs - they rely on our innovative approaches, interdisciplinary expertise and high integrity for all their questions. Sounds exciting? Then become part of the team! We look forward to getting to know you.



Viktoria Eckner

Viktoria Eckner

Associate PwC
Christoph Weigel

Christoph Weigel

Associate PwC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where/When can I meet corporate representatives?

During the application phase you will have the chance to meet our partner companies several  times. Join the Introduction Webinar and/or the Q&A for the Business Challenge. The top 5 ideas will be awarded in Pitches. Dates will be announced soon.

What is the deadline for the application?

March 30th

Which formats can I use for showing my solution for the business challenge?

Please use a 5 slide presentation e.g. PowerPoint or Google Sheets for your idea. Your approach, title and solution should be clear and understandable.

How much does the Professional Master cost? Are there Scholarships available?

The Tuition Fee of the Professional Master in SET is 24.000 EUR. Members of the Founding Club - the first student cohort scheduled to begin their studies in April - will also be eligible for the following substantial scholarships:
Founding Club Students who apply until March 4th will receive a scholarship of 7,200 EUR, a 30% discount and pay 16.800€ (application by deadline is enough). Founding Club Students who apply before April 8th will receive a scholarship of 4,800 EUR, a 20% discount and pay 19.200€ (application by deadline is enough).
Founding Club Students who represent the values of Tomorrow’s Education and have already shown excellence in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship or Technology can apply for one of the five Global Changemaker Scholarships valued at 9,000 EUR per scholarship, a 37.5% discount, and pay 15.000€.
Students will also be able to apply for one of our Founding Club Partners Corporate scholarships. To receive one of the highly-competitive scholarships, students have to enter a Business Challenge Competition. If your idea for the business challenge is the most convincing, you can win a f 10.000€ scholarship Corporate Scholarships and Founding Club Scholarships can be combined.

What is Tomorrow’s Education and the Professional Master about?

Tomorrow's Education is a mobile-first-learning platform designed for and by students. Our challenge-based and interactive learning format increases course engagement by 60% compared to traditional online courses. Furthermore, Mentors and Partners from around the globe help you tackle real-world challenges.
The Professional Master in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET) helps you learn, apply and master the skills that matter tomorrow. The Program is specifically designed for professionals to study alongside their demanding job(s).

What is a Business Challenge?

A Business Challenge represents a meaningful challenge faced by one of our  partner companies. Your idea can contribute to solving the challenge. If your proposed solution is the most convincing, you can win a scholarship in the amount of 10.000€.

Ready For A Challenge?

Tomorrow's Education and EintrachtTech are joining forces to support, inspire and encourage talents of tomorrow. Together, they want to help future leaders build the necessary skills and network to master upcoming challenges. Both partners focus on 21st century skills combined with real-world insights from global mentors and partners in technology, entrepreneurship and sustainability. Tomorrow’s Education and EintrachtTech are collaborating on the  "Recruiters of Tomorrow"-Initiative which is supported by leading international companies. These Founding Club Partners are offering attractive  scholarships to our students. To receive one of the highly-competitive scholarships, students have to tackle  complex real-life Business Challenges and find innovative solutions. Our Founding Club Partners’ Scholarships and Business Challenges will be announced soon.

Talk to us or apply directly.

Markus Kressler

Head of Admissions Tomorrow's Education

Melanie Borst

EintrachtTech