The leaders of today and tomorrow

Be part of an unforgettable event in which the outstanding achievements of students from the FHS St.Gallen’s Business School are honoured in an exciting, glamorous atmosphere. The best real-life student consulting projects in the categories Market Research and Management Concepts have been nominated from among 45 entries in 2019 – but only one team in each category will win the coveted WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD.

Established in 2008, the WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD has become a unique and important event in the St.Gallen region. Each year, it attracts some 650 people to Tonhalle St.Gallen, bringing together students as well as representatives from the worlds of business, politics and science.


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The nominees

The following 6 teams were nominated by the jury for the WTT YLA.



The focus is on students and their outstanding achievements. You can find out what else awaits you, in addition to the award ceremony, here...

Awards speech «Artificial Intelligence - Opportunities and Approaches for the East Swiss Economy»

Andreas Göldi, AI expert, serial entrepreneur, Partner at btov Partners


Artificial intelligence is now penetrating the economy - by the means of digitization. What does this mean for companies in Eastern Switzerland?

2018 review

All highlights, pictures, videos, media reports and information from 2018's WTT YLA...

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Advisory Board and sponsors

Our Advisory Board is made up of top executives from our sponsoring partners. 

Twenty-four businesses and institutions from the region make a valuable contribution, as they appreciate the importance of the FHS real-life student consulting project model for hands-on learning and developing the leaders of tomorrow.


Each year in September, the best real-life student consulting project teams from the Business School receive the WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD to recognise and appreciate the outstanding achievements of the students on the real-life student consulting projects.  

Objectives and prize money

The judging panel

The WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD judging panel, made up of seven high-calibre representatives from the worlds of business and science, selects the winning teams primarily on the basis of the economic value provided by the real-life student consulting projects.

Members of the judging panel and judging criteria?


FHS St.Gallen
Knowledge Transfer Unit WTT-FHS
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9001 St.Gallen

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