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Simon Strong Business Leaders Case Competition

Build your skillset. Learn by doing. Prepare for business school.

ABOUT THE COMPETITION
Simon Business School’s virtual Simon Strong Business Leaders Case Competition is an exciting event with a number of amazing benefits. As a participant, you will:
  • Learn and refine skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, communication, and more.
  • Receive an introduction to the Experiential Learning approach, a common teaching methodology used in graduate business schools—including Simon.
  • Obtain insight into the graduate business school experience.

As an added bonus, there is no cost to participate!

ELIGIBILITY
This competition is reserved for graduates planning to begin their Professional MBA degree in Spring 2022. Candidates may participate even if they have not yet started or submitted an application to Simon.
 
We welcome students from all undergraduate disciplines—there is no need to be a business major or to have experience with quant and analytics. We just ask that you come with a willingness to learn!​​​​​​
 
REGISTRATION
Simon Strong Business Leaders Case Competition: Register by November 21
 
FORMAT AND TIMELINE

The entire competition is virtual, making participation convenient and hassle-free.

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After registering to participate in the competition, we will begin with an information and prep session to introduce the details of the event and get you ready for the competition. While your attendance to this session is not required to compete, we strongly encourage your participation. After receiving access to and reviewing the case, you'll submit a memo that is evaluated by a panel of judges. Finalists are then selected to present their memos live to the judging panel, and the winners are announced shortly after.

November 21: Registration Deadline
November 22: Info & Prep Session
November 23: Case Memo Shared
December 3: Case Memo Due
December 10: Finalists Announced
December 16: Finalist Presentations
December 20: Winners Announced!

PRIZES

The first place winner will receive:

  • Guaranteed 35% tuition scholarship (with opportunity for additional scholarship based on candidacy) for top competition finalists who apply to Simon's Professional MBA program by December 1, 2021, and are admitted for Spring 2022 entry.

Second and third place finalists will receive:

  • Guaranteed 25% tuition scholarship (with opportunity for additional scholarship based on candidacy) for top competition finalists who apply to Simon's Professional MBA program by December 1, 2021, and are admitted for Spring 2022 entry.

The top 5 winners will receive:

  • Simon swag
  • $250 cash prize
 
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