Code of Conduct

CIHRCom Honor Code

All participants are expected to follow the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management Honor Code. Failure to comply with the Honor Code will result in immediate disqualification from the competition. If the team has made it to the Final Round at the Carlson School and is disqualified during the Final Round, the school that the team represents will be responsible for reimbursing travel and accommodation costs.

In order to ensure a just competition, each team must be respectful of all other teams. Please do not discuss the content of the case with other teams in any way either before or during the competition. Please be gracious in your conduct throughout the duration of the competition.

Carlson School of Management Honor Code

Members and guests of the Carlson School community are expected to engage in behavior that promotes the student academic experience.

As a Carlson School student or participating guest, please strive to engage in and encourage the following every day while on the premises, or representing the Institution elsewhere:


Respect any and all diversity (e.g,. gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, economic status, culture, identity, background, age, ethnicity, disabilities, family and work situations).

Encourage different points of view and the rights of individuals to state them in an atmosphere where dissention is acceptable if delivered in a respectful manner. Treat fellow students, faculty, staff and guests of the Carlson School with courtesy and respect.


Act honestly and ethically both inside and outside of the classroom.

Avoid scholastic dishonesty of any type, including plagiarizing, cheating on assignments or examinations, falsifying data, misrepresenting your grades, credentials, or purpose, and other academic misconduct.


Demonstrate conviction and commitment to take action and to influence positive change.

Promote team building, problem solving, and positive conflict resolution.

Individual responsibility

Be ready and willing to do what it takes to consistently uphold a high level of professional conduct.

Recognize that all individuals are accountable for their actions, inactions, and decisions. As a Carlson student or participating guest, you are also held to the standards set forth in the University of Minnesota's Student Conduct Code.

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