Medical Case Competitions 2016-2017
Kellogg BiotechChicago, IL21 January 2017$5,000
KPMG InternationalLisbon, Portugal10-13 April 20171,000 Euro
UAB Health AdministrationBirmingham, AL22-24 February 2017$9,000
BU Digital HealthBoston, MATBD$25,000
Emory Global HealthAtlanta, GA24 March 2017$6,000
Hult PrizeNot Announced03-04 March 2017$1,000,000
Wake Forest BiotechWinston-Salem, NCTBD$10,000
ClarionMinneapolis, MN14-15 April 2017$7,500
BAHMBerkeley, CA18 March 2017$10,000


Medtronic Interdisciplinary Healthcare Case Competition (MEDIHCC)

Established by the MILI Student Association in 2009, this competition allows students to apply their skills to a real case challenge presented by a medical device industry leader, and brings together students from colleges across the university.  Medtronic, which sponsors the annual event, provides the case as well as generous cash prizes.  Teams work for 36 hours to develop recommendations that will help the company best formulate a strategy, then present it to industry judges and Medtronic representatives in two rounds. 


Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM) Annual Competition

Formed in 2010 BAHM was created to transform the health sector by advancing education, research, and practice in the nation's top schools of management.  It is a collaborative non-profit organization comprised of business schools committed to the belief that management education, applied to the challenges of healthcare delivery and healthcare innovation plays a special role in creating new and important solutions.  As a member of BAHM, MILI teams have been able to participate in the annual case competitions.  The first year, in 2013 our team took second place, in 2014, first!  MILI teams have competed against such schools as Harvard, Berkeley, and Duke.  This year BAHM will be hosted at Hass school of business, Berkeley.

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Ross Global Operations Competition

The Global Operation Conference (GOC) is an annual event organized by the Tauber Institute for Global Operations at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The main objective of the GOC is to bring together global leaders in industry and academia to share, debate and strategize to advance the worldwide practice of operations. This year's conference will discuss the idea of disrupting the competitive landscape through operations.


National Investment Banking Competition and Conference

The National Investment Banking Competition & Conference (NIBC) brings together students from 73 universities and 150 professionals in an annual case competition and conference which run parallel to each other. The competition gives students the opportunity to develop skills in financial analysis, modeling, and pitching, all of which are essential to a successful career in investment banking. The competition focuses on real-life transactions and culminates in a live pitch by finalist teams to Managing Directors of leading investment banks in North America.


Baylor Ethics Case Competition

Organized by the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University, this annual Business Ethics Case Competition is an experiential and interactive way to help students understand the importance of ethics. The competition also has additional individual prizes for the Best Presenter and Best Q/A. Two years back, our team secured a 3rd place at this competition! 


Elite 8 Brand Management Case Competition

Now in its 14th year, this is a Carlson student-led competition, completely organized by the Carlson Full-Time MBA student body. The competition brings together top brand management students, professionals and academics from across the country for a three-day competition highlighting the challenges facing brand managers in today's competitive marketplace. The teams are presented with a strategic brand management challenge currently faced by a partner company and are given 30 hours to prepare a structured case analysis and accompanying recommendations. 


ACG Case Competition

Organized by the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), this competition is designed to give students from leading MBA programs across the country real world experience and invaluable insights into mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advisory, and private equity. The competition is carried out through a series of intra-school and regional competitions, with regional winners awarded the prestigious ACG Cup title and cash awards.


Illinois Strategy Case Competition

Organized by the Illinois School of Business, participants in this competition have 24 hours to solve a complex business strategy problem and deliver their recommendations. The event also has a networking reception where students can interact MBA students from other schools, Illinois staff, corporate sponsors and judges. We were the winners of the 2014 edition of this competition!


CME Group Commodity Trading Challenge

CME Group's Trading Challenge is a complimentary four-week electronic trading competition where teams of undergraduate and graduate students can trade a variety of CME Group products from multiple asset classes in a simulated trading environment on a real-time professional trading platform. The Trading Challenge is a unique chance for students to learn hands-on techniques for trading futures. Teams can participate on a student-led team or in cooperation with a faculty advisor.


Hult Global Challenge

The Hult Prize Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to launching the world's next wave of social entrepreneurs. Teams of 4-5 students are charged with developing ideas for social enterprises that can conquer modern day’s most critical, yet solvable global challenges. The competition starts with a regional challenge, followed by the Hult Prize Accelerator round and the Global finals. Annual Hult Prize winners can make their ideas reality with the help of $1 million in seed funding.


MIT Sloan Annual Operations Simulation Competition

MIT Sloan hosts this annual Operations simulation competition where students from all over the world can compete in a challenging online game. This competition does not require any travel. Last year’s competition had a record 202 teams participating from different parts of the world. Through the operations based simulation, students compete against teams from around the world to manage a factory: make investments, cut costs, borrow money, forecast demand, find bottlenecks, fulfill orders and satisfy customers.


Fisher Big 10 case competition

The Fisher College of business from the Ohio State University host the Fisher Big 10 invitational case competition every spring. Teams from each school analyze a complex business case, identify the company’s challenge and present their recommendations to a panel of judges made up of leaders from the featured company as well as other industry executives.


Kellogg Biotechnology

This is one of the biggest case competitions in the biotechnology and healthcare space. In recent years, this event has been sponsored by the biopharmaceutical company AbbVie. Last year’s competition focused on a global health crisis and the participating team’s recommendations will be used by global health leaders to spark ideas and shape future efforts. This is an excellent opportunity for students to bring their experience, skills, and MBA training to address a critical business question in the healthcare market. 


Global Venture Labs Investment Competition

Called the Super Bowl of Investment competitions, the Global Venture Labs Investment Competition is a premier worldwide investment competition. This year the competition was held at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, TX. Teams from around the world compete for cash prizes of $78,000, an invitation to close the NASDAQ OMX Stock Market, the Austin Technology Incubator Launch Package valued at $25,000 and consulting time with the Director and Assistant Director of Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs.


Babson marketing Case Competition

Babson's premier student-run marketing case competition brings the best analytical and creative minds together to solve high priority marketing challenges. Students from over 30 schools competed last year for $6000 in cash prizes.


John Molson Case Competition

This not-for-profit competition is organized by the John Molson School of Business in Montreal, Canada. The competition is open to top business schools worldwide and is recognized as the largest competition of its kind. The competition format is a round-robin tournament consisting of five business cases. The cases are selected from among the top entries from the annual Case Writing Competition. One of these cases is a live case presentation by a major company about a real-life business challenge that they are currently facing. We were the world champions in 2014!


Rutgers Big 10 plus Case Competition

This case competition brings together teams from the Big 10 universities and other competitive schools to participate in a supply chain case competition. Cash prizes were worth $4500 in 2014. Last year’s competition also featured a recruiting event with members of Carlson’s corporate sponsor board.