Did you know?
TIMES has been succesfully organised since 1994 throughout Europe with the support of various universities and companies.
Each year, TIMES attracts over 350 teams of 4 Industrial Engineering and Management Students associated with a Local Group of ESTIEM.
TIMES is the biggest Industrial Engineering and Management case study competition in Europe. Each year, there are 72 Local Qualifications, 8 Semi Finals and 1 Grand Final is being organised throughout Europe.
Top students of 72 home universities, compete against each other to get the title of “Industrial Engineering and Management Students of the Year” in the TIMES Final.
Structure of the Competition
A team constis of 3 or 4 contestants
Language of instruction is English
No materials allowed except a dictionary and a calculator
Solving time: 3 to 4 hours
Presentation time 15 to 20 minutes plus 10 to 15 minutes for questions by the Jury
Presentation method: transparencies (overhead slides) or flip charts
The Winning Team
From left to the right: Rafael Adão, Manuel Pereira, Luís Franco