Applications are invited for the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge 2022. The goal of this global competition is to raise awareness of corporate real estate as a viable career opportunity amongst college students of all academic disciplines, to connect local chapters and members of the association with future talent and encourage more universities to include corporate real estate in their curricula.
Student teams from universities and academic institutions around the world. Are invited to compete in an academic challenge wherein students are asked to play the role of an internal corporate real estate team. In order to address a real-world issue facing companies around the globe. Develop strategies for the corporate real estate portfolio that prepare the company for a fluid workforce where virtual and augmented reality are practically applied to deal with the expected blend of remote and office workers.
A hybrid work policy is believed to be the new normal by 87% of large companies. Surveyed in CBRE’s Research Occupier Sentiment Survey (Spring, 2021). The pandemic has turbocharged technology adoption and usage to support this new way of working. Companies around the globe have had to invest in the right technology, a lot of which has already existed on the market. Very soon mixed / extended (XR), AR and VR will be applied more extensively and successfully. Most recently we’ve seen the digital industry going into full gear with Facebook rebranding to ‘Meta’ to reflect its expansion into the metaverse (i.e., the world’s biggest virtual environment accessed in real-time using avatars).
How can corporate real estate professionals take a leadership role in helping their companies develop an agile strategy that permits the board and management to make best use of these emerging technologies and explore ways to enhance client and employee experiences, regardless of location?
Three teams, with a minimum of two (2) and a maximum of four (4) students each, will be selected to compete in the final round. Interested students will be required to submit a registration form, respond to several questions, and create a compelling presentation as discussed in the Competition Brief.
Interested students will be required to submit a registration form, respond to several questions, and create a compelling presentation as discussed in the Competition Brief.
To aid in the team selection process, each team must respond to the questions below. And provide all requested contact information. Limit your responses to no more than 350 words each.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.