The Carlson School MA-HRIR team took first place at the fifth-annual International HR Case Competition, which took place November 9 to 11 at the Carlson School.

The home team competed against teams from Queensland University of Technology in Australia, Sun Yat-Sen University in China, NMIMS in India; Yonsei University in Korea, and Penn State University in the U.S. Yonsei took second place and Sun Yat-Sen ended up third.

The competition lead sponsor Land O'Lakes provided the live case that focused on solving a pressing global issue it is facing. In the photo are Land O'Lakes Chief Human Resources Officer Loren Heeringa (left) and Vice President of Talent Management Julie Sexton (right) with first-year students Andrew McIntyre, Alexus Hudson, JiHye Kim, and second-year student Devin Roll.