- Teams may comprise 3 to 5 students, and may include any combination of part-time, full-time, or executive MBA students. Each participating school may have as many teams as they would like enter the competition.
- Each team member must be a current student at the educational institution they are representing.
- Each team will submit a case solution in document form. Parameters for the solution submission will be shared with the case is released on October 5.
- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will conduct the first round of judging by reviewing the submissions from each team. Three teams will be selected to advance to the final round of competition.
- During round one, submissions will be stripped of school names and made entirely anonymous to ensure fairness.
- Three teams will be selected to present their cases to a panel of A-list judges and an audience of business leaders, innovators, and thought leaders.
- The judges’ panel for the final round of competition will include C-suite executives, U.S. Chamber of Commerce leadership, and academics.
- The final round will be held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s historic headquarters building, situated directly across from the White House.
- The competition will be followed by a networking reception.
What’s on the line:
The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School was the 2017 MBA Case Competition winner!
Congratulations to the other finalists:
The George Washington University School of Business (Second place)
Stanford University Graduate School of Business (Runner up)
University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business (Runner up)
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 2017 MBA Case Competition challenged business students to examine the public perception of business and recommend ways to reinforce the message that business plays a crucial role in our society.