Case Competition Articles

Jeanie Hoang, Brian Ray and Vikram Singh pose for a photo with their third place certificates

Warrington students earn 3rd place in Collegiate Ethics Case Competition

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of undergraduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finished in the top three teams at the 17th Annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition hosted by the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona October 17-22. The Collegiate Ethics Case Competition hosts the top public and private business schools across the globe and exposes students to a thought-provoking business ethics case that they could face in their professional careers. Student teams

The winning team of Heavener School of Business students with their check from the Johnson & Johnson Case Competition.

Heavener student brings consulting skills to real-world scenario at the Johnson & Johnson Case Competition

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Camila Vincent de Urquiza, BSBA ’20 Throughout my time at UF, my interests have greatly varied, shifting from journalism, to law, and finally to marketing in the Heavener School of Business. I knew that I enjoyed psychology, and I needed a field where I could be creative and solve problems. In my sophomore year, I learned about consulting and with two other students, Evan Hauser and Steven Tenbusch, started the Undergraduate Consulting Club (UCC). That is when I realized

From left: Warrington graduate students Justin Schlakman, Natalia Leal, Suzy Dabage, Olivia Piatkowski and Stephanie Barahona.

Warrington students excel in International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition

Reading Time: 3 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business took top honors at the 2019 International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC). IBESCC is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious event of its kind. Undergraduate and graduate students from around the world participate in the annual competition to identify problems and present solutions to some of the most pressing ethical issues in global business today. Warrington’s graduate student team came in first

From left: UF MBA students John Wilson, Miki Hirama, Carolina Perez and Patrick Doyle with the ACG Cup.

UF MBA students claim 4th consecutive ACG Cup for the University of Florida

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four UF MBA students secured the ACG Cup for the University of Florida this March. This is the fourth consecutive year students from the University of Florida have won the ACG Cup and UF’s seventh first place win overall. Carolina “Caro” Perez, Patrick Doyle, Miki Hirama and John Wilson, all students in the UF MBA Full-Time Two-Year program, bested teams from the University of South Florida and the University of Tampa to take home

Olivia Piatkowski, Ophir Rotem, Dr. Sean Limon, Victoria Edison and Cathleen Maluda.

Heavener students win international case competition

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  A team of four Heavener School of Business students took first place at the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge (TUBC) in Bangkok, Thailand this October. Cathleen Maluda (BSBA Finance ’19), Olivia Piatkowski (BSBA Finance ’18, MSF ’19), Ophir Rotem (BSBA Marketing ’19) and Victoria Eidson (BSBA Marketing, MIB ’19) outperformed 19 teams from some of the top business schools around the world including University of California – Berkeley, University of Southern California Marshall School of Business, Canada’s Queen’s

2018 International Business Ethics Case Competition

Warrington students compete in International Business Ethics Case Competition

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Undergraduate and graduate students from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida took top honors at the International Business Ethics Case Competition in April. The graduate student team came in first place in the 10-minute presentation among graduate teams, and the undergraduate student team came in second place in the undergraduate division. “The International Business Ethics Case Competition attracts some of the best university students in the world,” said Dr. Brian Ray, Director of

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Heavener School recognized by AACSB International for Innovation in Leadership Development

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  In response to rapid global change, business schools are no longer educating students about the ways of the world, they are educating them for a world that does not yet exist. Bold and innovative approaches to leadership development are key to their success. The Heavener School of Business was recognized by the AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) among 30 global institutions that are defining what it means to lead in

ACG Cup Case Competition 2018

Finance graduate students win ACG Cup Case Competition in Tampa

Reading Time: 2 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  A team of three Master of Science in Finance (MSF) students came out as the winning team in the ACG Cup Tampa Bay Case Competition hosted in March. Reinaldo (Rey) Cevallos, Kristen Mousa and Sami Qubain, all senior MSF students, bested teams from the University of South Florida, Rollins College and the University of Tampa to win the ACG Cup Tampa Bay. This is the second year in a row that a team from the University of

Crystal McDuffy & Justin Schlakman

UF Warrington students place in the top at ethics case competition

Reading Time: < 1 minute GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Warrington College of Business students Crystal McDuffy and Justin Schlakman won the top spot in their division at the Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition at Stetson University, as well as placing third overall in the competition. McDuffy, a junior marketing student, and Schlakman, a junior combined undergraduate finance and Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management student, won $1,000 for their third-place win. The duo was coached by Michelle Darnell. The Templeton Business Ethics Case

Case competition teams stand out around the world

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Heavener School completed its most successful year in international case competitions with a pair of first-place finishes and three third-place finishes out of the eight competitions attended. With competitions in Australia, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands and New Zealand, the Heavener School proved itself as an international power in case competitions. “This has been our best year ever,” said Dr. Sean Limon, who coaches Heavener’s case competition teams. Before spending a year competing with – and often defeating – the