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Peter Drucker Challenge Essay Contest for Students & Young Entrepreneurs 2021 – € 1,500

The Peter Drucker Challenge Essay Competition is an international competition held annually by the Drucker Society Europe, in conjunction with the Drucker Forum. The Challenge explores a current topic in management – typically related to the theme of the Forum in the context of Peter Drucker’s human-oriented management philosophy.


A cash price of 1500 Euros and other additional benefits.


In order to participate in the contest, you must meet both the general requirements and essay category requirements.

General requirements

  • You must be 18-35 years old (inclusive of both ages)

  • You must have been selected no more than once (or not at all) among the top 10 since 2010

Essay category requirements You can submit one essay to participate as either a student or a professional (please mention your main occupation in the submission form)

Student category

  • You are a part-time or full-time student (bachelor, master, MBA, or PhD) or you are seeking your first opportunity after the completion of your last degree

Professional category

You are a

  • manager of people, projects, budgets, and/or processes

  • an entrepreneur or business owner

  • licensed professional

  • social volunteer or community leader

Keep to the essay format for submission

Words1500 to 3000 (excluding footnotes and any graphics) as PDF or word documentFont size12 pointsLanguageEnglishDeadlineJune 7, 2021 at 16:00 CET (4:00 PM CET)




NOV. 17 - 19 Global Peter Drucker Forum

NOV. 18 Winners and Top 10 finalists will be announced in the Award ceremony

To Apply, Click here

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