BAE System Awards to Business Students

BAE System Awards to Business Students

BAE Systems & the College of Business awarded the winners of the 2nd Project Management Student Competition at a ceremony held at Alfaisal University in December 2017 (Figure 4). Seventeen students received certificates & cash prizes. There were seven awards. The winners were:

1st Prize: The demand for public hospitals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Faisal Alswailem, Fahad Alkridis, Mohammad Alqahtany and Saud Alomair

2nd Prize: The Car Consulting Company by Sultan Al Shathri

3rd Prize: Body and Beauty Care by Ibrahim Al Sultan, Faisal Al Munajem, Nawaf Alfayadh and Abdulaziz Al-Angari

4th Prize: Fawasel by Abdulmalik Almazyad

5th Prize: Emergency Wristband by Naif AlHanaki and Sara Almutawa

5th Prize: E-wash by Fahad Al Nhait, Sager Al Sager and Ibraheem Al Bader

5th Prize: Time management App. by Nawaf Ramadan


Figure 4. Students from College of Business receiving BAE Systems Awards..

Business Students Participation in STEAM Challenge

A group of students from the College of Business have participated in the first STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) which was held in Riyadh from Friday the 20th of October to Saturday the 21st of October 2017. The STEAM Innovation Challenges are unique, intensive, experiential ideation events for Saudi university students (Figure 5). The program was created, designed and delivered by KAUST Entrepreneurship Center. The STEAM Innovation Challenge offers an opportunity to engage and display Saudi students-led innovation. Over 500 students from Saudi universities have participated in STEAM Innovation.

Students learned a lot over a weekend and some of them were winners of SAR 22,500 in prize money given by the sponsor SABB. A joint team including some of CoB students won the second and third prizes (SAR 7250 and SAR 5000 respectively). The second team was headed by Mr. Omar Alhudaithi, and the third team was headed by Mr. Turki Alghamdi. Students were accompanied by Dr. Mario Ferrer and Dr. Bajis Dodin.

Figure 5. Student accompanied by Dr. Mario Ferrer and Dr. Bajis Dodin receiving prize money at STEAM Innovation Challenge.