Workshops and events are specifically designed for Case Competition participants who want to prepare for the competition on Saturday, February 9, 2013.
Kogod faculty and staff will lead sessions and provide important case analysis and presentation tips. Events also include a panel of judges and a panel of professionals with expertise in the case topic. Workshops are open to all competitors.
2013 Workshops & Event Series
These events will help you build skills and excel on competition day.
MEET THE JUDGES
Tuesday, January 22, 6:30-8:00 p.m., Kogod Student Lounge
A panel of judges tells you what they look for in presentations; what makes a good or bad presentation and solution; and the type of questions they might ask. Enjoy refreshments, sponsored by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.
BREAKIN' IT DOWN: CRASH COURSE ON CASE ANALYSIS
Monday, January 28, 5:30-6:30 p.m., MGC 200
Professor Sicina leads a crash course on Case Analysis. Don’t miss this popular and helpful workshop.
WORKING THROUGH A SHORT CASE
Tuesday, January 29, 6:00-7:00 p.m., MGC 200
Professor Heather Elms shows participants how to analyze and respond to a short sample case. You can read the case before the workshop! There is a copy on the blackboard site and competition website.
CREATING, ORGANIZING & PERSUASIVELY PRESENTING YOUR CASE COMPETITION SLIDES
Thursday, January 31, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Bender Library 115
Bonnie Auslander builds on the same short sample case that Professor Elms used in Part I to guide participants through best practices in persuasive presentation and organization. Bonnie will be joined by Jim Kane, former CEO and senior executive at several leading IT and telecommunications companies. Mr. Kane has developed, presented, and reviewed dozens of business cases.
You may attend even if you missed Professor Elms' workshop. Try to read the case (available on the case competition Blackboard site) ahead of time.
Tuesday, February 5, 11:59 p.m. on Blackboard.
PANEL OF EXPERTS
Wednesday, February 6, Abramson Family Founders Room (SIS Building)
6:00-7:00 p.m., Introductions and Q&A
7:00-7:30 p.m., Meet the panelists over refreshments
A Panel of Experts, executives with expertise in the case topic, will answer your questions and give you insights into the case. Names of panelists will be revealed when the case is released! Refreshments sponsored by the Graduate Business Association (GBA).
THE BUSINESS LIBRARIAN IS IN: REFERENCE QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Wednesday, Feb. 6, (by appointment) - Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule
Thursday, February 7, 5:30-7:00 p.m., Kogod Lobby
Friday, February 8, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., Kogod Lobby
Consult with business reference librarian Michael Matos on how to most efficiently access powerful business evidence to support your solution. Refreshments served.
PIZZA BREAK FOR TEAMS
Thursday, February 7, 7:30 p.m., Terrace Lounge
Work with your team and enjoy pizza and beverages courtesy of the K-LAB.
REHEARSE WITH THE CENTER FOR BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
Friday, February 8, 10:00 am - 6:00 p.m., Kogod Conference and Breakout Rooms
Teams will be required to sign up in advance; space is limited.