Ernst & Young 2012 Prize for MDP 3
Ernst & Young, one of the most successful professional services firms in the world, sponsored a prize for the best Business Ethics group project and presentation in MDP 3 in the 2011-12 academic year. The top three teams gave their presentations at the Ernst & Young Glasgow Office on Tuesday 31 January 2012.
All students delivered their presentations confidently and professionally managed to handle difficult and challenging questions. Congratulations to all participants.
Marc Egan (EY Associate, Advisory) commented that:
We at Ernst & Young are incredibly proud to be a sponsor of the Strathclyde Management Development Programme. This is a leading employability programme enabling students to develop and build upon skills that are essential for employment, and greatly valued by Ernst & Young. We are delighted to welcome the students into our Glasgow office and continually impressed by the standard of presentations delivered.
The first prize was awarded to team 1G for their report/presentation on issues surrounding the development of the Trump International Golf Links being developed in Aberdeenshire. The winning team consisted of Kirsti Boyton, Iain Cameron, Emma Grieve, Alison Lee, Alice Leyshon, Peter McLoughlin and Lindsay Sprint.
The two runners up were: team 3J (Nicholas Kerr, Laura Moffat and Anton Stsjolokov) whose presentation related to Diego and issues surrounding minimum alcohol pricing and team 7A (Jane Cross, Menghan Gao, Scott Hart, Siri Johnsen, William Noon and Lingyu Pan) who presented on alcohol sponsorship in football clubs.
Team 1G - Winners
From left to right are Marc Egan (EY Associate, Advisory), Alice Leyshon, Emma Grieve, Lindsay Sprint, Ian Cameron, Kirsti Boyton, Peter McLoughlin, Alison Lee and Margaret Khnichich (EY Partner, Tax).
Team 7A - Runner up
From left to right are Marc Egan (Associate, Advisory), Menghan Gao, William Noon, Lingyu Pan, Siri Johnsen, Jane Cross, Scott Hart, Margaret Khnichich (Partner, Tax).
Team 3J - Runner up
From left to right are Marc Egan (Associate, Advisory), Nicholas Kerr, Laura Moffat, Anton Stsjolokov, Margaret Khnichich (Partner, Tax).
Ernst & Young Glasgow office
The top 3 MDP teams, together with staff from Strathclyde University and Ernst & Young, are pictured at the Ernst & Young Glasgow office overlooking George Square.