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International teams compete at successful third annual Heavener International Case Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Twenty teams of undergraduate students traveled to the Heavener School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business February 11-17 for the third annual Heavener International Case Competition. Teams from the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Oceania and the Middle East competed for the coveted Gator Trophy and the chance to later participate in the Champions Trophy Case Competition, of which the Heavener International Case Competition is a qualifying case competition. “One of the

Second annual Heavener International Case Competition a success

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener International Case Competition honored Corvinus University of Budapest as the winner of the second annual event that took place from February 5-11, 2017. Corvinus emerged out of a 20-team field that traveled to Gainesville from all over the world to compete. Joining them in the top four were Singapore Management University (second place), Nanyang Technological University (third place) and University of New South Wales (fourth place). Asia, Canada, Europe, Oceania and the United States were

Heavener School secures another impressive case competition finish

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business finished in second place at the Scotiabank International Case Competition this past weekend at the University of Western Ontario’s (Canada) Ivey Business School. The team of Joey Couture, Barrie Eisenberg, Mary Polidan and Sarah Winter recorded the Heavener School’s third second-place finish in an international case competition in the 2015-16 academic year. The Heavener School also placed second in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge in Bangkok, and the SDS Case Competition in

Inaugural Heavener International Case Competition a rousing success

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener International Case Competition crowned its first-ever champion as Queensland University of Technology (Australia) won the inaugural event this past weekend. QUT advanced through a competitive 20-team field, including an impressive group in the final round, to claim the title. The final round had four teams representing three continents. Joining QUT in the finals were the University of Alberta (Canada), which finished second; Concordia University (Canada), which placed third; and Singapore Management University, which finished fourth.

Heavener School hosts the world

For nearly a decade, business schools all over the globe have welcomed the Heavener School of Business to their case competitions. Now it’s the Heavener School’s turn to return the favor. The inaugural Heavener International Case Competition, one of the few international case competitions held in the U.S., begins today at Heavener Hall. “This event provides the best and brightest young minds from around the world with an opportunity to display their business acumen,” said Dr. Brian Ray, Associate Dean

Heavener School records another top finish in international case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –The Heavener School of Business finished second in the SDS Case Competition on Aug. 20-29 in Queenstown, New Zealand. The Heavener School has now finished second in both of its international case competitions this fall. The Heavener School was a finalist in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge on Aug. 11-15 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Heavener School’s team of Kaily Benedict, Joey Couture, Justin Rich and Jasmin Tahirovic was the only U.S. entry in the 12-team field. The competition

Heavener School claims second place in Bangkok

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from the Heavener School of Business at UF’s Warrington College of Business Administration placed second in the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge (TUBC) on Aug. 11-15 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Heavener School picked up where it left off last year when it reached the finals of four international case competitions, and won three of them. Steven Elkington, Samantha Pace, Harrison Tool and Austin Williams competed against teams from 15 prestigious international schools from

Heavener School wraps up case competition season with second-place finish

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Heavener School of Business concluded its international case competition season with a second-place finish in the International Case Competition at Maastricht University (ICC@M) on April 19-25 in the Netherlands. Kaily Benedict, who received the competition’s Best Speaker Award, Joey Couture, Justin Rich and Austin Williams guided the Heavener School to its fourth impressive finish in the 2014-15 academic year. The Heavener School won three international case competitions this past year. Sixteen teams participated in the competition.

Three cheers for Heavener’s case competition winners

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four students from the Heavener School of Business won the Champions Trophy Case Competition at the University of Auckland Business School in New Zealand on Jan. 31. This win marks the third international case competition the Heavener School has won this academic year, and the second consecutive competition it has won. The Heavener School won the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge in Bangkok, Thailand in August 2014, and the Australian Undergraduate Business Case Competition in Brisbane, Australia in

Heavener team wins international business case competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A team of four students from the Heavener School of Business won the Thammasat Undergraduate Business Challenge on Aug. 5-9 in Bangkok, Thailand. Luis Franco, Jason Nunnery, Shruti Shah and Brittany Wood outlasted a field of 16 teams representing eight countries and four continents. The Heavener team was one of only two U.S. teams that competed. The 16 teams had 30 hours to devise a strategy on how to deal with a growing e-commerce industry in Southeast