Student Competitions

Goodman School of Business

Student Competitions


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BSA Competitions

Student competitions and conferences for Brock business students are one of the easiest ways to get involved, build your resume and network. Each school year, the Goodman School of Business and the Business Students’ Association (BSA) send hundreds of delegates to a wide variety of competitions and conferences across North America. Best of all, you can be reimbursed for part of your delegate fee and transportation through the BSA. Simply visit the BSA’s website to access a complete list of competitions and conferences that Brock is sending delegates to, along with applications to be delegates. Further questions can be directed to the BSA’s VP Academic.

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I.C.B.C.

I.C.B.C. stands for the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition and is Canada's oldest and largest undergraduate business case competition. Hosted annually by Queen's University students since its inception in 1979, the competition attracts business students from across Canada and around the world. All competitors must first participate in a preliminary round, and the top six teams from each of eight categories compete in the Final Round at Queen's University in January. The eight categories include: Accounting, Business Policy, Ethics, Debating, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, and Management of Information Systems.

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John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition

The John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition (JMUCC) provides an innovative and distinct format that will test the various skills set of students, ranging from research to presentation. This prestigious event invites universities from renowned international business schools to participate in an intensive week-long challenge during Reading Week. Using the knowledge and experience acquired from their respective undergraduate curriculums, teams of four students will analyze and evaluate business cases. The competition takes place at the John Molson School of Business in Montreal, Quebec.

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Royal Roads University International Undergraduate Case Competition

The Royal Roads University International Undergraduate Case Competition (RRUIUCC) is a prestigious invitation-only event attended by up to twenty business schools from around the world. Teams of four students are given the opportunity to display analytical and presentation skills under high pressure situations. Judges and sponsors will be looking at this competition as a recruitment opportunity as well as a learning experience for students. This competition is designed to motivate students to strive for the highest level of business professionalism through relevant, spirited competition. The competition takes place over three days during the first week of April at Royal Roads University in Victoria, British Columbia. 

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Nicol Competition

The Nicol Award is a national program designed to generate and reward interest in entrepreneurship on the part of undergraduate students in any faculty or field of study at participating universities across Canada. Launched in 1997, this program now awards over $100,000 in prize money each year to individual students or student teams who submit winning plans for their entrepreneurial business ideas.

The winning Brock team will receive a $5000 cash prize, the second place team receives $2000 and the third place team, $1000. The first-place team from each campus is then entered into the National Nicol competition.

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The Nitsopoulos Family Entrepreneurship Award

The Nitsopoulos Family Entrepreneurship Award will provide a $10,000 award grant to support a Brock University graduate entrepreneur who is committed to establishing a business in Niagara. The Nitsopoulos Award is awarded through the Blueprint Competition.