Test your mettle solving complex, real-world business problems and satisfy your competitive nature.
Advance your skills and create valuable career connections with peers from other b-schools, and corporate partners who sponsor MBA competitions.
Draw upon your newly acquired MBA expertise and skills to analyze your case, propose the best solutions and present your recommendations. Compete against top MBAs from across the country in a pressure-filled, deadline-driven competitive environment. Focus on developing your problem-solving, analysis and communication skills. Join our Case Competition Club to build winning teams with your peers and learn to shine on the big stage. If you're deemed the best, win serious prize money. (Pro tip: …and get some great recruiting opportunities.)
UB MBAs are among the top four finishers of national MBA case competitions, including:
“Case competitions are among the most formative experiences in the MBA program, encapsulating everything we’ve learned into a single event. The Whitman competition helped us focus on our personal competencies, like trusting your teammates, handling situational pressure and being detail-oriented, confident and well prepared.”
Ashish Poojari, MBA ’18
Launched in 2018, the UB School of Management hosts an annual MBA case competition, inviting MBA students from top programs across the nation. Designed and executed by UB MBAs, the ladder-style competition is blind judged by senior executives from our corporate sponsors and other firms. Managing a national competition gives our MBAs an opportunity to lead a major school initiative, and collaborating with a corporate partner brings networking and career development opportunities to all participating MBAs.
Learn more about the 2019 UB MBA Case Competition.
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