Case Competitions, held around the world, are an excellent opportunity for students to sharpen their case analysis and problem-solving techniques, leadership and teamwork expertise, and communication skills. Additionally competitors build their resume and network with employers.
Who: All undergraduate and graduate (including WCL) students at AU as well as international partner schools of Kogod are invited to compete in teams of 3-5 students. Our judges are mostly alumni and area business leaders, many of whom have been judging the Competition for more than 5 years!
What: 3 days of preparation and a 1 day competition to solve a business case in teams.
Where: On the American University campus
Network with employers - Meet over 50 business leaders and provide them with your resume
Build your resume - Case Competition participation will impress.
Improve case analysis skills – You’ll need them to succeed in school and beyond.
Increase your Market Value - Next time you have an assignment for class or work, you’ll have added skills and experience.
Gain leadership, teamwork, & communication skills – Collaborate and make decisions with two to four other students under a deadline.
Practice case method of interviewing –Get vital preparation for this complex interviewing technique.
Take business outside the classroom - Real world business is competitive and interactive.
Develop confidence - Essential in networking and presenting.
Get expert feedback – Receive critiques and compliments from judges.
Connect with classmates – Build relationships with future colleagues.
Win cash and advance to a regional competition - You just might place!
Have Fun - Late night pizza with the teams during case week and case day receptions.