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Dell Technologies Graduation Project Competition for Middle East, Russia, Africa and Turkey 2022

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About the Dell Technologies Graduation Project competition

Dell Technologies has launched the annual Dell Technologies graduation project competition for senior undergraduate students from universities in Middle East, Russia, Africa and Turkey. The competition is intended to spark the creativity of students for their graduation projects to play an active role in the Transformation of IT and get the opportunity to shine and win prizes.

If you are a senior student who is working on your graduation project in any of the bellow topics in the Healthcare, Well-being and Education sectors, you are welcomed to join us for a very exciting ride!

Dell Technologies Graduation Project Competition
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The targeted topics: IoT, AI, Multi-cloud and 5G. If you are in a team of minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6, hurry up and apply!

Deadline: 30 December 2021

Eligibility and participation criteria

  • Students who wish to participate should be in their senior year and should be enrolled in any academic Institution in the Middle East, Russia, Africa and Turkey.
  • Students should have a faculty member as their supervisor.
  • Students should be a non-governmental employees and full-time university students.
  • Authenticity of the information provided by the students should be validated by the head of his/her department or his/her faculty advisor.
  • Students should be listed only in one project.
  • All communication between Dell Technologies and the project team will be done through the project academic advisor and the designated team leader.
  • Each team in the Dell Technologies Graduation Project Competition should consist of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 members. One of the team members should be selected as a team leader with the following responsibilities.

Prize Value and Benefits 

The value of the Dell Technologies Graduation Project Competition Prize Competition includes:

Winners of the Dell Technologies Graduation Project Competition will receive cash prizes as below:

  • First place will receive a cash prize of $5,000
  • Second place will receive a cash prize of $4,000
  • Third place winner will receive a cash prize of $3,000
  • All the Top 10 team members will get recognition certificates for their achievement.
  • We will be offering a mentoring opportunity by Dell Experts for our finalists projects (who will pass the interim phase to the final one).
  • A formal award ceremony will be organized at one of the major Dell Technologies events in the region.
  • All the members of the winning team and their academic advisor(s) will be invited to attend the ceremony along with senior officials from their university/college

Terms and Conditions

Students who wish to participate in the Dell Technologies Graduation Project Competition should be in their senior year and should be enrolled in any academic Institution in the Middle East, Russia, Africa and Turkey

Students should have a faculty member as their supervisor

Students should be a non-governmental employees and full-time university students

Authenticity of the information provided by the students should be validated by the head of his or her department

Students should be listed only in one project

All communication between Dell Technologies and the project team will be done through the project academic advisor and the designated team leader

Each competing team should consist of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 members. One of the team members should be selected as a team leader with the following responsibilities

The originality and novelty of the ideas is the core of our competition and one of the important pillars. Plagiarism which is taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own is against the ethics of our competition.

Copying substantial or core material from work published by others may lead to the disqualification of a project. Please make sure that you refrain -as much as possible- from copying text, code, drawings and graphics from other publications, whether the copy is exact or done with very minor modifications. If you have to copy definitions, illustrations, and/or statements given in textbooks or published papers, please clearly refer to the original source of such material and list it properly in the “references” section of your report. Copied material-even when properly referenced- is not expected to exceed 20% of your report. Failure to do so may unfortunately jeopardize your chances in this competition.

The project is tested throughout all the phases.

Team Leader duties:

Act as the sole contact point between the student team and the Dell Technologies team for the Envision the Future competition

Play the role of “Project Manager”, as defined in the professional literature and refined by the team

Lead the team to set up –and implement- communication mechanisms that ensure complete and transparent exchange of information

Coordinate team meetings and schedules

Make sure that team members communicate with each other as scheduled and in a professional, and well documented way

Lead the team to set up –and implement- proper and effective mechanisms for conflict avoidance and resolution

Monitor and document the progress of the project

Make sure that project activities are conducted –and the deliverables are submitted- in accordance with the project plan and in full compliance with the instructions of the academic advisor

Work with enthusiasm, motivate team members, and keep high morale and work ethics

Provide information to and from the team

Coordinate meetings and their schedule

Envision the details of the project including its objectives and constraints

Make sure that team members communicate with each other as scheduled and in a professional way

Ensure that all members contribute meaningfully to each meeting and to the project as a whole in terms of content and times

In case of conflicts, he/she should lead resolving it soon by compromise, discussion, or through an external arbitrator

Record and monitor the progress of the project as scheduled

Make sure that deliverables are submitted as instructed by the team advisor

Manage the settlement of the WebEx during the competition

The originality and novelty of the ideas is the core of our competition and one of the important pillars. Plagiarism which is taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own is against the ethics of our competition.

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