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UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY

Do you want to do your own project, develop on a personal level, meet interesting companies and people, and win exceptional prizes in the process? Then demonstrate your knowledge and creativity to us in your video.

TEACHING MEDIA COMPETENCE THE EASY WAY

Do you want to realize a project easily and flexibly with your students and give your students the opportunity to develop on a personal level, get to know companies, receive a certificate of participation, and find out what professions they would like to pursue in the future? Then take part in our video competition with your students.

CREATIVE VIDEO TALENTS WANTED

Your child enjoys shaping school life, is interested in business topics, wants to develop on a personal level, and is testing his or her strengths? We invite them to prove their media competence in our video competition.

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TAKE PART NOW!

Register for the b@s videochallenge by August 1 to win exceptional prizes with your video.

HOW IT WORKS

The project process: Answer four questions about one of our four (social) companies in a creative video produced by you yourself or in a team.

RULES OF PARTICIPATION

Are you a student between 14 and 20 years old? Then you are just the right age to participate in the b@s videochallenge.

COMPANY PRIZES

Secure your spot on the winner’s podium and take a look behind the scenes of one of the four analyzed companies.

SPECIAL PRIZES

The best videos compete for the Audience Award in an online vote. In addition, the best video from grades 7, 8, and 9 also receives the Youngster Award.

CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION

Bolster your résumé with a certificate of your participation in the Boston Consulting Group’s b@s videochallenge.

YOUR VIDEO IN 7 STEPS

You can submit your video between January 1 and August 1. We will explain to you in seven simple steps what you have to keep in mind.

4 QUESTIONS

Your video must answer these four questions. Tip: Be sure to investigate how the company addresses current megatrends. 

EXCLUSIVE Q&A SESSION

Get first-hand information in an exclusive Q&A session with the companies. Register before the end of March to participate.

BACKGROUND

Our goal is to comprehensively support you in helping your students explore the topics of digitalization, media competence, and business. 

FLEXIBLE CONCEPT

The project agenda will help you plan and give you flexibility in the implementation. Teams can participate between January 1 and August 1.

BENEFITS FOR YOU

Organize an innovative form of project days: future-oriented and together with high-profile (social) companies, with all the materials you’ll need.

PRIZES AND CERTIFICATE

Winners can look forward to exceptional prizes and a look behind the scenes of the companies. Each participant will receive a personalized certificate.

Special prizes

The best videos compete for the Audience Award in an online vote. In addition, the best video from grades 7, 8, and 9 also receives the Youngster Award.

RULES OF PARTICIPATION

All general terms such as the types of school and participants’ ages, as well as technical requirements for the videos can be found here.

THE VIDEO IN 7 STEPS

Videos can be submitted between January 1 and August 1. We have summarized below what you as a teacher have to keep in mind.

4 Questions

In the video, the students answer these four questions—while also taking current megatrends into account.

EXCLUSIVE Q&A SESSION

All students who register by the end of March will get first-hand information in an exclusive Q&A session with the companies. 

Background

Exploring the world of business with fun and creativity and learning skills for life after school while producing a video.

Process

Your child may submit a personally designed, creative video alone or in a team. Participation is open between January 1 and August 1.

Benefits for your Child

With the b@s videochallenge, we support the acquisition of media competence—with a focus on digitalization and business.

PRIZES AND CERTIFICATE

Winners can look forward to exceptional prizes and a look behind the scenes of the companies. Each participant will receive a personalized certificate.

Special Prizes

The best videos compete for the Audience Award in an online vote. In addition, the best video from grades 7, 8, and 9 is awarded.

RULES OF PARTICIPATION

All general terms such as the types of school and participants’ ages, as well as technical requirements for the videos can be found here.

THE VIDEO IN 7 STEPS

Videos can be submitted between January 1 and August 1. The following seven steps explain what participants have to observe.

4 Questions

In the video, the participants answer these four questions—while also taking current megatrends into account.

EXCLUSIVE Q&A SESSION

All students who register by the end of March will get first-hand information in an exclusive Q&A session with the companies.

Registration form for students
PERSONAL DATA OF THE TEAM SPOKESPERSON
SCOPE OF PARTICIPATION
CONTACT INFORMATION OF THE SCHOOL

Participation in the b@s videochallenge video competition is subject to our terms of use (available here) and our privacy policy (available here).

In addition to filling out this electronic registration form, please observe prerequisites for participating in the competition:
(i) sending or uploading the signed consent form (available here)
(ii) uploading the video contribution according to our terms of use.

Participation in the b@s videochallenge is only open to students between the ages of 14 and 20 as of the submission deadline (Oktober 1st). Minors require the consent of their legal guardian.

I hereby confirm that I (please check accordingly)

I am between 14 and 17 years of age at the time of registration, accept the terms of use for the b@s videochallenge (available here) with the consent of my parent or guardian, and will upload the signed consent form (available here) in the login area or send the original to:
Karolina Huber
BUSINESS@SCHOOL: A BCG INITIATIVE
The Boston Consulting Group GmbH
Ludwigstraße 21
80539 München, Germany
I am at least 18 years of age at the time of registration, accept the terms of use for the b@s videochallenge (available here), and will upload the signed consent form (available here) in the login area or send the original to:
Karolina Huber
BUSINESS@SCHOOL: A BCG INITIATIVE
The Boston Consulting Group GmbH
Ludwigstraße 21
80539 München, Germany
Please note:
Only one person per team — the team spokesperson — may fill out the registration form.
The team spokesperson activates their profile and can then invite up to five additional team members in the participant area.

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4 QUESTIONS | 4 MINUTES

4 Companies

Learn more about the four companies that can be analyzed this year here:

Borussia Dortmund

Professional soccer

Compensaid

Flight offsetting

Ecosia

Ecological search engine

LEGO

Toys

Borussia Dortmund

You’re a soccer fan and would like to take a look at what goes on outside the soccer field? Then choose Borussia Dortmund for your video this year. With its more than 100-year history, the club is among the most successful in Germany, with eight championship titles and four cup victories to its name. BVB stands for intensity, authenticity, bonding force, and ambition. That is what its fans love about it—in good times and bad.

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Compensaid

You are interested in how aviation can be designed more sustainably in the future? Then Compensaid is just the company for your video. Compensaid is the first business to enable travelers to offset their own carbon footprint by using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Travelers can track their flights through its platform and either reduce the CO2 emissions by purchasing sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) or offset it through the myclimate foundation. 

More about Compensaid
Ecosia

What if your search engine not only showed you the most relevant results but also planted trees? That is exactly what Ecosia does. Like any other search engine, Ecosia earns its income through clicks on advertisements. What is different: It invests its profits in more than 20 tree-planting projects in 15 different countries. This currently provides funding for a new tree to be planted every second. Does that sound intriguing? Then choose Ecosia for your video.

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LEGO

LEGO® Group is a Danish family-owned company and one of the world’s leading toy manufacturers, thanks not least to the world-famous LEGO® bricks. True to the motto “only the best is good enough,” the company is committed to the development of children, shaping and inspiring the “builders of tomorrow” through creative play and simultaneous learning. You’re interested to learn how LEGO Group runs? Then choose the maker of those colorful bricks for your video analysis. 

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