International Social Business

ISM University of Management and Economics

Vilnius, 24-27 November 2016



Independent, non-governmental, non-profit making, voluntary students' organization, established in 2001. ISM Students' Association stands for students' interest, collaborate with administration of ISM University, search for solutions of academic and social problems, organize cultural, entertaining events and conferences. ISM SA is reliable and solid organization that represents students of ISM University of Management and Economics at university and beyond. Every active and curious student of ISM University can easily become a member of ISM SA.


Since starting its activities in 1999, ISM University of Management and Economics had one aim from the very beginning – to offer innovative, qualitative studies and training of management and economics for creative, ambitious young persons and already experienced business managers. Quality and internationality have become the most important priorities of the University’s activities. This aim has been evaluated by International Quality Accreditation (IQA) awarded to ISM in 2006 by the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN), thus certifying that ISM belongs to universities that offer the most advanced business studies in the region.


Creative Shock is an annual international social business case competition for students which first took place in 2011. Participants every year are gathered to solve real life business, marketing and PR problems for social enterprises and organizations. The best eight teams will reach the finals, which will be held at ISM University of Management and Economics in Vilnius on the 24 - 27th of November. These teams will have only one night to solve the final case study and compete with each other for 1500 EUR and round-trip tickets established by Turkish Airlines.


Creative Shock became the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) national winner.

In 2012 Creative Shock was elected as the best GEW student event in Lithuania.

Creative Shock won the Enterpreneurship project of the year award in BZN start “Startup AWARDS 2013”.

Creative Shock was nominated in “LOGIN 2015 awards”.

In 2016 Creative Shock was named Event of the Year in Delfi and Lithuanian National Union of Students awards.