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Accuracy Business Cup

What is the Accuracy Business Cup?

The Accuracy Business Cup, or ABC, is an international student competition giving you the opportunity to work on financial and strategic business cases. During the competition, you will work under the supervision of Accuracy consultants and present your recommendations to the leaders of a major listed company.

How does the Accuracy Business Cup work?

In order to join the competition, you need to form a group of three candidates. The first stage of the competition will take place in two rounds in the country in which you applied. Winners of each national stage will go up against each other during the international final, held in front of a prestigious jury.

Who can participate?

The competition welcomes all students enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, with no more than 2 years of cumulated professional experience.

Previous finalists and coaches

  • Maria- 2022 Winner
    Maria- 2022 Winner
    I chose to participate in the ABC because I thought it was a great opportunity for our group to be able to test all the knowledge that we have from our university and really put it into practice.
  • Pieter - 2022 Winner
    Pieter - 2022 Winner
    I participated in the ABC to experience more professional and practical applications of my studies in a cool environment where I get a lot of feedback.
  • Marta - 2022 Winner
    Marta - 2022 Winner
    You're going to learn a lot and really gain so much knowledge, so just take advantage of it.
  • Hugo - 2022 Winner
    Hugo - 2022 Winner
    There is a lot of work but I had a great experience with my friends.
  • Violette - 2021 finalist
    Violette - 2021 finalist
    The Accuracy Business Cup was an amazing opportunity to work on real-life projects with a team that challenged me in my way of thinking and working. I enjoyed the whole experience which gave me great insight on what life as an Accuracian would be like, pushing my limits and having fun at the same time
  • Solène - 2021 finalist
    Solène - 2021 finalist
    Offering intellectual stimulation and key professional advice, the ABC is a unique opportunity to grasp the reality of consulting and to acquire essential skills. Developing and pitching recommendations in front of a high-level jury as well as being challenged along the way was truly enriching!
  • Olivier - 2021 finalist
    Olivier - 2021 finalist
    The Accurracy Business Cup was a stunning competion which pushed us to surpass ourselves and surprise us with our comrades. Furtheremore, the final tour gave us the opportunity to escalate to a higher level and exchange ideas with high skilled professionals from Pernod Ricard and Accuracy. Coming from different backgrounds it was very enriching for me and my comrads to be able to share the breadth of our knowledge and experience.
  • Côme - 2021 finalist
    Côme - 2021 finalist
    The ABC was an amazing opportunity to apply our business and financial knowledge to real cases while working together with friends and Accuracy’s consultants. Pitching in front of Accuracy’s Partners and Pernod Ricard’s CFO was an exciting and valuable exercise. The cup was also the chance to meet and discuss with Accuracy’s consultants and Partners as well as students from different backgrounds!
  • Kevin - 2021 coach
    Kevin - 2021 coach
    I was the coach for one of the French finalist teams and assisted them in winning the cup (almost).
    It was a great opportunity to meet talented and enthusiastic students with refreshing ideas.
    I was pleasantly surprised by the high quality of their output and by the commitment of the team to work on challenging but exciting business cases for Pernod Ricard.
  • Aymeric - 2020 finalist
    Aymeric - 2020 finalist
    The Accuracy Business Cup was a thrilling event which gave us the opportunity to meet other students from around the world as well as the consultants from Accuracy while working on challenging subject related to the environment.
  • Hugo - 2020 finalist
    Hugo - 2020 finalist
    The Accuracy Business Cup was a very exciting experience. It allowed us to confront our academic knowledge with an interesting real business case. The ABC also gave us the chance to be challenged by high-level prefessional from Accuracy and Suez.
  • Geoffroy - 2020 finalist
    Geoffroy - 2020 finalist
    The ABC was very enriching, allowing me to pressure test my willingness to work as a consultant, and has been for me a highly valuable experience in my job interviews and is thus a great bond between the academic world and the professional one.
  • Agathe - 2019 finalist
    Agathe - 2019 finalist
    This international challenge was a great sharing experience and gave us the opportunity to meet some top teams from around the world throug fun and friendly events.
  • Camille - 2019 finalist
    Camille - 2019 finalist
    Without a doubt, we would recommend the ABC – it was a stimulating experience that gave us great exposure to the professional world, where our proposals were directly challenged by "the client" (LVMH). It was quite incredible to get access to professionals of this level (CFO and Partners).
  • Mariona - 2019 finalist
    Mariona - 2019 finalist
    The key takeaway from the experience was the opportunity to learn and work alongside experienced professionals, getting to know the Accuracian culture more in depth [...]. To put it in a few words, the Accuracy Business Cup set a milestone in my personal and professional career. To understand it, you have to live it!
  • Aude - 2019 finalist
    Aude - 2019 finalist
    The Accuracy Business Cup was a thrilling experience and way more than just an academic challenge. We loved the team effort and the intellectual stimulation required to deliver the best answers at each step of the process.
  • Lorenzo - 2019 finalist
    Lorenzo - 2019 finalist
    The event was wonderfully coordinated and it was unbelievable how attentive and supportive the Accuracians were. [...] It was an incredible experience. The cases were very interesting and challenging, and I realised how much you can learn in such a short period of time.
  • Matteo - 2019 coach
    Matteo - 2019 coach
    I was the coach for the Italian team and I supported them during the final phase in Paris. It was an enriching experience both for me and for the team: a great event where the teams had the chance to improve their technical skills, perform an oral presentation in front of the client [...].
  • Raphaël - 2018 finalist
    Raphaël - 2018 finalist
    The ABC was a great experience: it was a unique opportunity to apply academic knowledge to a real business case and to get to know the life of a consultant at Accuracy. Taking part in the competition definitely confirmed my wish to be part of Accuracy!
  • Marta - 2022 Winner
    Marta - 2022 Winner
    You're going to learn a lot and really gain so much knowledge, so just take advantage of it.
  • Louis - 2022 Winner
    Louis - 2022 Winner
    The ABC is a challenging experience. It allowed me to discover an industry I didn't know much before and I could deep dive into it.
  • Yoann - 2022 Winner
    Yoann - 2022 Winner
    I participated in the ABC to have a professional experience during the competition.

Universities/Schools of previous teams