Student competitions

Competing in a business competition is a fantastic way to build your network, get noticed for your business acumen, and learn presentation skills.

BSA Undergraduate Competitions

Each year, the Goodman BSA sends hundreds of undergraduate 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. For a complete list of competitors and conferences, please contact the BSA’s VP Student Affairs (vpstudentaffairs@goodmanbsa.com).

Student Engagement Office Undergraduate Competitions

Business competitions provide students with the opportunity to integrate curriculum with hands-on experiential learning. The Goodman Student Engagement Office financially supports several external competitions. Selected students will be coached by a dedicated faculty member and will have all expenses paid.

Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (I.C.B.C.) 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.

Questions? Contact Amanda Malkiewich: amalkiewich@brocku.ca.

Global Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC) is an undergraduate competition will prepare you to understand critical issues unique to family enterprise by applying knowledge and expertise you’ve developed in the classroom towards solving complex family business cases.

FECC takes place over three days during the third week of January and is hosted by the University of Vermont’s Grossman School of Business in Burlington, Vermont.

Questions? Contact Amanda Malkiewich: amalkiewich@brocku.ca.

The Heavener International Case Competition (HICC) is hosted by the Heavener School of Business at the University of Florida. The organization and execution of the competition is a joint effort between students and faculty. The Heavener school recognizes that the ability to see how business is conducted through different cultures is an invaluable resource in a globalizing economy. Case competitions are a great opportunity to take what is learned in the class room and apply it to real world business scenarios. The HICC has been designed to provide competitors a week of business experience in Florida.

Questions? Contact Professor H.F. (Herb) MacKenzie: hmackenzie@brocku.ca

Graduate Competitions

Visit the Goodman GBC website for more details on the following competitions in addition to the internal competitions hosted by Goodman GBC such as the Goodman Cup and the MBA ISP Internal Case Competition.

The DeGroote MBA Case Competition is an event focused around business transformation with an emphasis on digital innovation. You will be challenged to adapt, collaborate and innovate in a variety of formats. There is over $10,000 in prizes to be won by 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams.

Questions? Contact Amanda Malkiewich: amalkiewich@brocku.ca.

John Molson MBA International Case Competition is open to top business schools worldwide, and is recognized as the largest case competition of its kind. The competition format is a round-robin tournament consisting of seven unpublished business cases. The cases are selected from among the top entries from the annual Case Writing Competition. The highlight of the week is a live case presentation by a major company facing a real-life business challenge.

Questions? Contact Amanda Malkiewich: amalkiewich@brocku.ca.

MBA Games is a national competition that brings together MBA students for academic, athletic and spirit competitions. The competition is held in January.

Questions? Contact Amanda Malkiewich: amalkiewich@brocku.ca.