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?


None.




Will I be given training before the FDP?


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 . You need to keep both these credentials handy for Sunday 1st Aug




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 FDP be interactive?


Yes, on the day of the FDPi.e August 1st , participants will need to log into Airmeet. The organisers will be available online to help you out. We also have arranged for some speakers to come over and intereact.




Will I be given training before FDP?


Yes! We have planned a workshop on August 1st, 10 AM 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 1st August?


  • On Sunday, 1st August, 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.
We will be there on-line on the web conference to help you all throughout the simulation and learning. You will be able to ask any of your questions while doing the simulation




Is the FDP an online event?


Yes, BizChamp FDP is an online event.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 Sunday August 1st




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