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UWF Business Case Competition: Masters Level

The graduate business case competition will be held April 14, 2018 in Pensacola, Florida. Business students will compete for their chance at $10,000 in cash prizes.


Present to a NASDAQ-Listed Company

The University of West Florida cordially invites you to the UWF Business Case Competition: Masters Level.

Specifically, we are looking for the best graduate student teams to articulate our client's core competencies and identify revenue sources to create a strategy that will best leverage the company's current assets leading to increased shareholder value.

Join us for this unique learning and networking experience.

 


$10,000 in cash prizes will be given away!

 


Submit Your Application Before The Deadline.

 

 Competition Timeline

Deadline 

Submit APPLICATION and mail-in $150 registration fee.* 

Note: Registration fee includes meals during event. 

February 26, 2018

Receive case details.

February 28, 2018 

Develop case strategy.

Note: Two conference calls with the client will be scheduled during this time. Teams are not allowed to contact the client outside of these scheduled times.

March 1, 2018 to April 12, 2018 
Deliver slides to UWF. Attend a welcoming reception. April 13, 2018 

Present to a distinguished panel of judges (including the client).

April 14, 2018

*Make checks payable to UWF and mail to:
UWF College of Business
11000 University Parkway 
Building 76A, Room 330
Pensacola, Florida 32514  

If applicable, please include your school's tax exempt paperwork.

If paying with a personal check, or from a non-tax exempt university, tax must also be included. The new total is $161.25.

 


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Judging Will Be Based On:

  • Case recommendations
  • Feasibility of implementing such recommendations
  • Ability to present and support findings
Presentation Format
20 Minutes Team Presentation (All Students Must Participate) 
10 Minutes Q&A 
5 Minutes Judge Discussion 
5 Minutes Team Changeover 

Note: Presentation order given by time of team submission to UWF. 


Rules and Guidelines

  • We will accept one team from each university. Each team may include 3-5 students and one advisor.
  • The competition is limited to a maximum number of 8 universities.
  • Every participant must be enrolled in graduate level program, either part-time or full-time.
  • Each team will be assigned a team identifier.
  • Business professional attire required. No school affiliation allowed.
  • Sources must be submitted with presentation.
  • Publicly available information allowed.
  • No outside assistance allowed (only team members and faculty advisor can do the work).
  • A confidentiality agreement must be signed.
  • The competition is open to all AACSB-accredited schools.
  • To receive the prize money, you must have a federal Tax ID number.