The Drucker Challenge Essay contest

The Drucker Challenge Essay contest

This essay competition is for Economics and Business Studies students at the CXC CSEC and CAPE levels, university level students and Business Studies teachers.

The Drucker Challenge Essay contest, organized by Peter Drucker Society Europe and now in its 3rd year, is about to raise awareness among young people of the works and ideas of Peter Drucker and a management philosophy that puts the human being in its centre.

The contest is open to students, junior managers, and entrepreneurs from around the world who want to share their views on the changing structure and mindset of the workforce and the impact it will have on institutions and management.

Essays must have between 1,500 to 3,000 words and attempt to deploy your perspectives and experience that will be significant for an interested but primarily non-research oriented audience.

The title theme of this year's Drucker Challenge is «Reinventing Work, Reinventing Organization»

Deadline for submission of entries is June 30th, 2012

Submission: Essay submission is online. Entries are to be uploaded on this page

Competition rules: The rules of the essay competition can be found here>>>

The Prizes

The overall winners in the students and managers/entrepreneurs category will be awarded:
Money prize of € 1.000 (Euros)

Publications of essays on and partner media;

Free participation in the 4th Global Peter Drucker Forum on Nov. 15 - 16, 2012,

  • participation in the Speakers reception on Nov. 14;
  • all sessions and workshops on Nov 15 – 16;
  • Gala Dinner on Nov 15 with awards ceremony;
  • conference materials; lunch and coffee at the conference venue;
  • up to three nights accommodation at the conference hotel;
  • travel costs;
  • an active role in a panel/workshop;
  • Free membership to PDSA/PDSE in 2013

Read here for more prize information >>> (too long to post)

This information was taken from the Peter Drucker Society Europe website here>>>

Here are the 2010 award winning essays for the Drucker Challenge essay competition.

Here are the 2011 award winning essays for the Drucker Challenge essay competition.


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