Carroll School of Management students participate in several case competitions each school year. Students are selected by faculty and deans to represent Carroll School at these competitions.
National Diversity Case Competition, University of Indiana
Azo Mbanefo, Abby Austin, Tiffany Liu, and Alita Chumpitaz attended the 6th annual National Diversity Case Competition at Indiana University in Bloomington January 13-14, 2017. Thirty-four teams from around the U.S. competed in seven brackets and provided strategy on reducing gender bias in Target stores.
Eller Ethics Case Competition, University of Arizona
Brendan Duffy, CSOM '18 and Connor Kerpius, CSOM ’18 represented Boston College at the 2017 Eller Ethics Case Competition. Twenty-five colleges competed at the University of Arizona's, Tucson campus at the end of October to talk about the ethical issues in a case entitled "Cyberattack: To Hack Back or Not?" Brendan and Connor finished third in their division.
International Business Ethics Case Competition
In April 2017, a team of three Boston College juniors - Vincent Rubertone, Audrey Setiadarma, and Claudia Wong - attended the three day International Business Ethics Case Competition held in Santa Monica, California. The IBECC brought together students from across the globe to present a business case in which students explain the legal, financial and ethical dimensions of the problem and then recommend a solution. The case the students analyzed was titled: Unwrapping the Bittersweet Truth Behind Chocolate. There were three rounds of presentations - a 25-minute presentation, a 10-minute presentation on ethics, and a 90-second presentation. The BC team came in second place for the 25-minute presentation and first place for the 10-minute presentation.
Olin Case Competition
Four Boston College Carroll School of Management students, Taylor Van Hare '18, Josh Godofsky '17, Robert Chesler '17, and Bobby Jackson '16, competed in the Olin Case Competition at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis in November 2015. The team competed against 13 other top undergraduate business schools from across the country for $5,000 in cash prizes. Capital One sponsored the case, which focused on bringing a successful microfinance venture in Ethiopia to the U.S. The team delivered a strong presentation analyzing the challenges and areas of opportunity for expanding into the U.S.