HHL Finance Case Challenge | Berlin – powered by Deloitte



Berlin Office Deloitte, Kurfürstendamm 23, 10719 Berlin


May 16, 2024

10.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (CEST)


Apply until April 29, 2024

HHL Finance Case Challenge | Berlin

Make or Buy: Connect the dots of finance and strategy to take a firm to the next level
Powered by Deloitte

Are you ready to tackle the complex decision of ‘Make or Buy’ and gain valuable insights into corporate finance? Join us in Berlin for the HHL Finance Case Challenge, powered by Deloitte. As a current bachelor’s student or recent graduate in business or economics, interested in a first-class Master´s program, you’ll work in small groups to analyze a company’s biggest challenge of whether to grow organically or to accelerate growth via a transaction.

Our corporate partner Deloitte invites you to their Berlin office where you will find yourself in the middle of a classic board room discussion: ‘Make or Buy’? Identify the challenges, factors, and trade-offs involved in this critical decision-making process. Your team will be mentored and challenged by experts from Deloitte while developing a clear recommendation that you’ll present to our jury. Afterwards, we will come together for dinner and drinks to conclude the event.

In preparation of the Finance Case Challenge, HHL’s faculty is going to provide an on-demand mini-lecture to introduce you to the topic and equip you with useful tools to master the challenge.

Don’t miss out on this exciting event – apply now and join us on this insightful journey in Berlin for the HHL Finance Case Challenge, powered by Deloitte.

Your profile

  • You are a current bachelor student or a recent graduate in Business, Economics or alike and interested in HHL´s first-class Master’s program
  • You have above average grades and/or some first relevant practical experiences.
  • You have a passion for finance and strategy, and some very first insights on the world of finance.
  • You are up for a challenge and ready to tackle it with a team of other highly motivated peers.
Xaver Schießl
Partner at Deloitte

The Finance Case Challenge case study will give you a practical insight into the typical strategic decision-making process of a CFO under the guidance of an experienced M&A advisor with many years of CFO practice. We look forward to interesting discussions and getting to know each other.

Gunnar Haase
Manager | Transaction Services at Deloitte

The Finance Case Challenge, run by HHL and Deloitte, offers you the unique opportunity to put yourself in the position of a CFO who has to make strategic decisions in an M&A environment. You will get a very practical insight and have to evaluate the most economic investment strategy for your company. We look forward to meeting young and motivated talent, but also to sharing our practical experience with you.

All facts at a glance:


Thursday, May 15, 2024*, 10.00 am – 8.00 pm (CEST)

*Subject to change


Berlin Office Deloitte, Kurfürstendamm 23, 10719 Berlin

How to apply

Application deadline: April 29, 2024

  • Step 1: Save your spot.
  • Step 2: After your registration, you will receive an email from us (please check your spam folder) with a request to send us your current CV (or LinkedIn profile link) as well as your transcript (if available) to complete your application.
  • Step 3: You will be notified regarding your participation latest one week before the event.

We are looking forward to your application!
Please note: The workshop will be held in English.


Julia Banitz
Tel.: +49 341 9851-613
Email: financechallenge@hhl.de