Case Competition Participants

Graduate level students from accredited Master's of Human Resources programs and Business Administration with Human Resources-focused programs from universities across the globe are eligible to participate in the competition. Each team of 4 individuals must have at least one first-year student and one second-year student who are currently enrolled in their program.

The teams who competed in the Final Round in November 2015 were selected during the First Round Elimination. We were pleased to welcome the following teams to the Carlson School:

  • QUT Business School, Australia
  • Rutgers University, United States
  • Sun Yat-Sen University, China
  • University of South Carolina, United States
  • Welingkar Institute, India
  • Yonsei University, Korea

The following countries were invited to participate in the First Round of the competition; several of them had multiple schools invited, including Singapore, Korea, China, South African Republic, New Zealand, Canada, United States.

North America

  • Canada
  • United States of America
  • Mexico

South America

  • Brazil
  • Costa Rica
  • Chile
  • Argentina

Europe & The Middle East

  • United Kingdom
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Denmark
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Turkey
  • Poland
  • The Netherlands
  • Lebanon
  • United Arab Emirates/Dubai


  • South African Republic
  • Kenya