Contest: KPMG Ideation Challenge 2021


KPMG Vietnam Company introduces the KPMG Ideation Challenge (KIC) – a global creative idea contest held annually by KPMG to connect STEM students with business students. to create pioneering business ideas and practical and useful solutions for customers. The competition is a unique experience for students to challenge and push their limits, to connect with friends around the world. If you win the national round, the contestants will have the opportunity to meet and compete with teams from KPMG branches around the world in the international round.

Key milestones of KIC 2021:


Deadline: 12/20/2020

Register now at:

KIC Workshop: 07 – 08/01/2021

The contestants attended the workshop to jointly find the ideal solutions to the challenging problem after training, building test cases and presenting their ideas.

National round: January 28 – 29, 2021

The contestants participate in the national competition to find the representative of Vietnam in the international final round.

International Round: April 12-13, 2021

Winning the national round will give contestants the opportunity to compete against teams from other countries around the globe.

Potential candidate, who are you?

– Vietnamese citizen

– Students who are studying at universities in the fields of STEM – Science (Science), Technology (Technology), Engineering (Engineering), Math (Mathematics) and universities in the Business sector ( Business, Marketing…)

– Passionate about innovative ideas related to technology, strategic vision

– English is good enough to present ideas and critiques

Prize structure

KPMG Ideation Challenge (KIC) is an international competition that will give you:

A valuable experience to challenge yourself and explore your limits;

Helped and guided by the experts of KPMG Lighthouse – an international community of nearly 4500 professionals from more than 20 countries. These are specialists in data analytics, artificial intelligence, and other technology-related fields. This will be a great opportunity to learn and network in the industry for any student;

Opportunity to work in a diverse group of members including experts of KPMG, students majoring in Economics in order to bring potential ideas into reality;

Opportunity to receive valuable scholarships from Professional Qualifications;

The opportunity to win an internship at KPMG for the winning team of the national round.

How to apply:

Individuals can register individually or as a group by sending their CV to KICC Vietnam mailbox: before December 20, 2020.

Find out in advance about the challenge announced on KPMG’s website

Receive an invitation to participate in the KIC contest introduction at KPMG office for more details.

Note: Students only need to register individually, no need to complete a team to register. KPMG will filter profiles and create groups for you. During the registration process, if you have any questions, please contact the KICC Vietnam mailbox: for answers.