Saturday March 7, 2020) will witnessed the battle of slogans and academic prowess between two of the top most unversities in the country as they lock horns in their attempt to annex the coveted title of this year’s Tertiary Business Sense Challenge (TBSC).
While the University of Cape Coast (UCC) was poised to defend its title it won in the maiden edition last year, the University for Development Studies (UDS) was also determined to unseat the Cape Coast lads to claim the bragging rights.
Beyond the slogans, it was time to exhibit academic prowess when the main contest began on February 24.
Nineteen participating schools registered for this year’s competition and they include, the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), All Nations University College, University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi Technical University (KTU) and the University of Cape Coast (UCC).
The UDS journey
The students from the Upper West Region came into the competition with a dream to secure their position at the finals.
The journey, however, was not an easy one as they had to struggle their way through to make it to the finals of the contest.
The UDS was able to beat the GTUC in the stage two contest with 54 points to secure their place in the quarter finals. GTUC exited the TBSC at this stage with 33 points.
After losing during the quarter final contest against the UCC, the school had the opportunity to come back into the semi-finals after becoming the losing school with the highest score.
At the semi-finals, the UDS put up a spirited performance against the UEW and managed to beat them to secure their slot at the finals. At the end of the contest, UDS won by accruing 65 points while UEW ended the contest with 53 points booking their place to face the UCC at the finals.
The battle was won. UDS Upper west were the victors!.