Global Enterprise Challenge

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The Global Enterprise Challenge, formerly known as the Enterprise Olympics, arose as a result of an international collaboration between Ken Baker, then Chief Executive of the Enterprise New Zealand Trust, and Gordon McVie, who was at that time with Scottish Enterprise. This challenge is a high-powered student business competition, involving Internet technology and global competitors, and in 2009 was hosted by the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow

The challenge is aimed at secondary and pre-university students from all over the world.


Participants this year[when?] came from:

England, Wales, Germany and Norway joined Scotland in Glasgow with the other ten countries competing remotely.

List of winners[edit]

2002 – New Zealand

2003 – New Zealand

2004 – Scotland

2005 – Germany

2006 – Wales

2007 – United States

2008 – New Zealand

2009 – Indonesia

2010 – Australia, Earnshaw State College[1] GEC 2010 was hosted by Indonesia in Bali.

2011- Australia, Earnshaw State College[1][2]

2012 - Australia, Earnshaw State College[1][2]

2015 – Wales, Coleg Cambria[3]

External links[edit]

  • Global Enterprise Challenge official website [1]
  • [2]
  • The Global Enterprise Challenge – EuroHub [3]


  1. ^ a b c "Global hat-trick for Earnshaw Challenge team". Queensland Government - Department of Education and Training. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Previous Challenges". The Global Enterprise Challenge - ABW Enterprise Education. Retrieved 3 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "Results from the 2015 Global Enterprise Challenge". The Global Enterprise Challenge - ABW Enterprise Education. Retrieved 3 March 2017.