School of Business and Leadership

Global Case Competition

Spring 2022

*** FINALISTS ANNOUNCED. See below.  ***

Welcome to the second year of the Global Case Competition. Based on what we learned from last year, we are slightly changing the format of the competition to provide more opportunities for additional universities to participate and also to streamline the registration and submission processes.

We will be opening the competition this year to our international partners as well as to any global universities.

There will be two phases to the competition: preliminary and final Rounds.

  • The preliminary round will be conducted during March 25-April 1.
  • The final round will be conducted during May 20-May 27.

Each university will only be allowed to enter one student team (we recommend 2 to 4 students) in the competition. Both undergraduate and graduate students may participate.

  • For the preliminary round, the participating groups will be asked to submit a one-page memo of their case analysis and a 10-minute video of their presentation. Each team is encouraged to be as creative as possible in communicating their main points in the presentation.
  • Six finalist teams will be chosen from the preliminary entries, and those finalists will participate in the final round, where they will be expected to submit a 3-page memo of their analysis and a 30- minute presentation video on a new case.

Due to the generosity of our sponsors this year, we will be more than doubling the prize money for the competition:

  • First Place -- $2500
  • Second Place -- $1500
  • Third Place -- $1000
  • Honorable Mention -- $500
  • The two finalist teams not receiving monetary gifts will receive alternative gifts from the School of Business and Leadership.
  • All case competition participants, in both the preliminary and final rounds, will receive an electronic certificate of participation or of their placement from the School of Business and Leadership and Nazareth College.

We hope your university and students will find this case competition an exciting opportunity and participate this year.

Dr. Kenneth S. Rhee, Dean
School of Business and Leadership
Nazareth College

To register for the Spring 2022 Global Case Competition:

Please complete the Spring 2022 Global Case Competition registration form before the end of the business day on March 15, 2022 EXTENDED through March 23, 2022. To expediate processing times, please be sure to complete each question as thoroughly and accurately as possible.

  • Name of college/university representing.
  • Name of faculty or staff advisor/sponsor/registrant.
  • Name* of student team.
  • Names* of team members and their email addresses (up to 4 members per team).
  • Brief description of each team member (year, major, nationality).
  • A complete* mailing address as well as the name of a contact person who will claim any packages.

*We wish to represent your names and the names of your teams with accuracy. Please record names exactly as you would like them to appear in correspondence and on certificates. Thank you.

Guidelines for the Global Case Competition - Spring 2022

Competition guidelines and rules
General information about case competitions
Advantages for students who participate in a global case competition

Questions?

Competition details: please contact the organizer, Dean Kenneth Rhee, School of Business and Leadership, Nazareth College, at krhee9@naz.edu.

Registration and logistics details: please contact Elizabeth Degnan, Executive Assistant to the Dean, School of Business and Leadership, Nazareth College, at edegnan5@naz.edu.

Global Case Competition 2021

Winning teams
Participating universities
Competition judges

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Important Dates

Invitations extended:  Starting Feb 1, 2022
Registration opens: Starting Feb 15, 2022

Registration closes: March 15, 2022

EXTENDED through March 23, 2022

Preliminary Round: Case study distributed to all student teams:  March 25, 2022
Preliminary Round: One-page memo analysis and 10 minute video presentation due for review:  April 1, 2022

Notification of Final Round acceptance decisions: April 30, 2022

EXTENDED through May 10, 2022

Final Round: New case study disseminated to 6 finalist teams:  May 20, 2022
Final Round: Three-page memo analysis and 30 minute video presentation due for review:  May 27, 2022
Final Round: Winning teams announced:  June, 2022
Virtual Awards Presentation for teams:  June/July 2022

Competition Sponsors - 2022

James Genthner, Entrepreneurship Expert, Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business, formerly President and CEO of EPIC Advisors, Inc. 

Sergio Estaban, Chairman and Principal, LaBella Associates

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Competing Teams - 2022

*Teams moving into the final round

  • De Salle University - Manila*
  • Loyola University Maryland 
  • National University of Ostroh Academy* 
  • Obafemi Awolowo University*
  • Peter Fiber Business School, Australian Catholic University* 
  • Rajagiri Center for Business Studies (RCBS) 
  • SolBridge International School of Business* 
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University*
  • Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas 
  • University of Craiova, Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences 
  • University of Pannonia, Veszprem, Hungary

Competition Judges - 2022

Preliminary Judges: 

  • Dr. Kenneth Rhee, Dean of School of Business and Leadership 
  • Michael Menard, Adjunct Professor and Senior Sales and Marketing Director, CooperVision
  • Cathy Leverone, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Finance Undergraduate Program 
  • Michael May, Regional Supply Chain Manager, retired, ON Semiconductor
  • Dr. Nevan Fisher, Executive Director of the Center for International Education 

Final Judges: 

  • Dr. Kenneth S. Rhee
  • Adam Crandall, Adjunct Professor and Chief Revenue Officer, Dynamic Design Solutions Inc. 
  • Sergio Estaban, Chairman and Principal, LaBella Associates 
  • Marisa Geitner, President and CEO, Heritage Christian Services 
  • James Genthner, Entrepreneurship Expert, Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business, formerly President and CEO of EPIC Advisors, Inc. 
  • Thomas Kane, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, Constellations Brands