Operations Research: Big Buck Challenge by IEOR @ IITB & McKinsey Knowledge Center India

Online 25-02-2017 12:00 AM to 05-03-2017 11:59 PM
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  • 1st Prize: Ipad pro

    2ndPrize: Bose wireless headphones

    3rdPrize: Kindle Oasis


Top three Winners

Rank 1: Amit Kishore</h3)

Rank 2: [Paras](

Rank 3: [Aakash Kerawat](

Only full-time students (enrolled in Bachelors, Masters or PhD programs) from India are eligible for prizes

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at IIT Bombay (IEOR@IITBombay) and McKinsey Knowledge Centre India have partnered to create a challenging competition for students interested in Analytics.

Three winners of the competition stand to win an iPad Pro, Bose wireless headphones, and a Kindle Oasis. The winners of this competition will also have an opportunity to directly present their findings during the much awaited IEOR Day @ IIT Bombay.

IEOR Day @ IIT Bombay is a full day event focused on Operations Research and Analytics topics. Academicians and practitioners from the industry, across domains, will come together to discuss the latest and greatest of analytics on this day.

Ronald Coase had stated "If you torture the data long enough, it will confess". We hope that this competition will ignite the innovator in you and give you a glimpse of how data analytics techniques are useful in solving real life operations research problems.

You have nine days, to solve this exciting problem of forecasting and replenishment.

Register here and start cranking out your predictions!

About McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non-governmental organizations, and not-for-profits. We help our clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals. We take a consistent approach to recruiting and developing our people, regardless of where they are based. This structure ensures that we can quickly deliver the right team, with the right experience and expertise, to every client, anywhere in the world.

McKinsey Knowledge Centre India (McKC) is an integral part of McKinsey & Company. Located in Gurgaon and Chennai McKC is the largest hub of global knowledge and analytics talent with over 1000 professionals across research, advanced analytics, digital, IT and other functions. Our analytics professionals work along side our global consulting teams to help our clients make lasting improvements and realize their most important goals. Today over 200 analytics professionals across a range of domains such as Operations, Supply Chain, Marketing & Sales, Risk call McKC their home.

About IEOR, IIT Bombay

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) at IIT Bombay focuses on methodologies for efficient system operations and optimal utilization of resources. It is strong in modeling and analysis of complex systems and building practical solutions. IEOR offers programs leading to MTech and Ph.D. degrees where students work on challenging problems related to supply chain management, logistics, pricing of services, etc.

Concepts and results from IE & OR are becoming increasingly important these days in almost all sectors of the economy viz., manufacturing, transport, service, agriculture, education, communication etc. With present day technology, various types of data, including the transactional type, are available relatively easily and designing appropriate decision-making algorithms is becoming a realistic goal, sought by competitive and forward-looking organizations in both private and public sector.


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