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How UF MBA took home the first-place win at the Katz Invitational Case Competition

Compete (v): to strive consciously for an objective When Ali Kassam (BSBA ’15, MBA ’20) and Nick Carpenter (MBA ’20) asked Chelsea Creech (MBA ’21) and I to be a part of their case competition team, we had no idea what we were getting in to. We knew that Ali and Nick wanted a second chance at winning the Katz Invitational Case Competition and that their expectations were high. But we knew absolutely nothing about case competitions. We were asked

Warrington ethics case team places first among 16 universities, chosen as most valuable at the competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of undergraduate students from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business finished among the top teams at the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC), a student-run organization at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Canada. The team finished second among the six teams in the final ethics case competition, in addition to taking home the Co-Chairperson Award and first place in the Creative Case Competition. The Inter-Collegiate Business Competition is Canada’s premier case

Warrington students earn 3rd place in Collegiate Ethics Case Competition

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

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

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

Warrington students excel in International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition

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

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

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

Heavener students win international case competition

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

Warrington students compete in International Business Ethics Case Competition

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

Heavener School recognized by AACSB International for Innovation in Leadership Development

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

Finance graduate students win ACG Cup Case Competition in Tampa

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