Frequently asked questions
Is the hackathon a Team event or Individual?
The hackathon is to be played as an Individual
What is the success criterion?
The individual is measured on Profit Maximisation.
Is there a pre-requisite to join the hackathon?
Will I be given training before the hackathon?
Yes, Once you register to the event our team will send across a welcome kit to you. You will need to login to Knorish for the web conference and Capsim for playing the business simulation competition. You need to keep both these credentials handy for Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th July
How long does the training take to complete
The training videos typically takes 45 mins to complete. You may then play a practice round or two which should not take more than 30 mins
Will the hackathon be interactive?
Yes, on the day of the hackathon i.e April 17th , participants will need to log into Airmeet. The organisers will be available online to help you out. We also have few social media influencers coming over to interact with the participants. There is a debrief session by Ex- IIMB faculty planned. The link will be sent to you on registrations.
What if I dont win the hackathon? What's in it for me?
Every participant gets a certificate worth $100 issued by Capsim. Top 5 performers will be selected to participate in the Annual BizChamp Premier League a pan-India event.
Will I be given training before BCPL?
Yes! We have planned a workshop on July 10th Saturday 7 PM to 9 PM to help you through all what you need to know. We will ensure you will have learnt well at the end of the event
What to expect on 11th July?
- On Sunday, 11th July, you will be logging into a web conference.
- You will be logging into Capsim with the login ID and password (lookout for our email) to play the simulation as per our instructions. Each of you will be competing individually as the CEO of your company and maximizing your sales and your company’s profits.
Is BCPL an online event?
What is Capsim?
Capsim is a world renowned experiential learning platform used as part of the pedagogy in IIM-B, IIM-A, Penn State, New York and several top universities across the globe. Their offering CapsimCore which will be used for your competition is a simple and easy-to-use business simulation focused on applying the fundamental concepts to run a business