Schulich Undergraduate Case Competition Team
Case competitions are an integral part of business school – and they’re a lot of fun. As a case team member, you’ll get to travel to new places and meet people from other schools and countries.
The Schulich Undergraduate Case Competition Team represents the School in regional, national and international competitions. Try-outs are held at the beginning of the academic year, and the team will compete in a roster of case competitions between October to June.
For undergraduate students who want to compete in case competitions, or simply learn more about how to approach cases, you can still develop your skills without being a member of the team. MKTG 3150: Business Case Analysis and Presentation Skills Development will help you learn how to structure your case competition submission(s) and how to present the material effectively.
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How to Get Involved
Tryouts for the 2021-2022 team are taking place on Tuesday, August 31st and Wednesday, September 1st.
All current undergraduate students are welcome to try out for the case team by expressing their interest here.
You’ll be added to an e-mail distribution list to receive additional details.
Students who elect to not participate in the Undergraduate Case Competition Team, but simply want coaching for a specific competition are encouraged to contact Mona Afrouz, Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org to see if there is any support that can be provided to help them compete more effectively as representatives of Schulich.
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Case Competition Team Details
Here are a few additional details to note about the commitment:
|Duration||Cost||Time Commitment||Number of Chosen Students|
|The team competes between October to June.||Depending on the performance of the team, expenses are partially to fully subsidized by Schulich for participation.||We have peaks and valleys when it comes to active training. The commitment averages out to approximately 10hrs weekly. It can range from 5hrs to 20hrs per week depending on how close we get to competition days.||While we’d love to have everyone join, 8 individuals are selected for the team.|
Benefits of Being a Case Team Member
What do you get from this experience?
- Something to boast about on your resume or draw from during your next job interview
- Preparation for the real world through honing your presentation, strategy development, structured thinking, and problem-solving skills
- Strategies to effectively work in groups under pressure and on tight timelines
- Networking opportunities: Several students get leads/job opportunities based on participation
- Access to an active alumni network where you’ll have opportunities to connect with some excellent contacts in various industries
- Exposure across the Schulich community and beyond for winning or making finals
- Cash prizes in some competitions
Case Analysis & Presentation Skills Development (MKTG 3150)
If you’re too late to join this year’s team, have no fear, we have other options to help you practice and develop your skills.
To support undergrads who want to compete in case competitions, or simply learn more about how to approach cases, Schulich has created MKTG 3150 3.00: Business Case Analysis and Presentation Skills Development. The purpose of this course is to help you learn how to structure your case competition submission(s) and how to present the material effectively while improving your case analysis skills.
Looking for coaching for a specific competition? Students may also contact Mona Afrouz, Program Director, at email@example.com for support in competing more effectively.
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