Mays 2017 TAMU Case Challenge

January 27, 2017, at Mays Business School

Case Competitions, held around the world, are an excellent opportunity for students to sharpen their critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a fun environment.  Participants strive to develop the best solution to a given business problem within a limited period of time.

Mays Business School is hosting a Case Competition Challenge to select a team to represent TAMU at the McGill University International Case Competition in Montreal, Canada.  All expenses for the selected team will be paid by TAMU.

Any current undergraduate student can compete from any college or discipline at the Texas A&M campus.  Students competing in case competitions often hail from business, economics, engineering, IT, and other colleges.  Teams that represent a variety of skills are the most effective.

Who:

  • Any current undergraduate student at Texas A&M University, College Station campus
  • Maximum of one senior (graduating on or before December, 2017) on the team
  • Minimum of two Mays business students on each team

When:  Friday, January 27, 2017

Where: Mays Business School

Prize: Winning team travels to Montreal to compete in the McGill International Case Competition over Spring Break.

Applying:

Put together a team of four students and complete both the online application and registration forms (link here below). Submit one WORD file per team on or before the January 22 deadline to MaysCaseChallenge@mays.tamu.edu.  This file should contain your Team Application plus one registration form and resume for each team member.  Combine these into a single WORD document.

Submit your completed file to: MaysCaseChallenge@mays.tamu.edu.

Individuals can also apply to be placed in a team of other individuals (if enough individuals apply.)  Individuals wishing to be placed on a potential team should submit one WORD file containing their Individual Application, registration form, and resume.

Download Forms Here (forms say “2016” but use them anyway):

Depending on the volume of team applications received, all or a selection of teams will then present their solutions to a panel of judges on Saturday, February 27th between 9:00 am – 12:00 noon. Three finalists will be selected from the initial presentations; these three will then compete for the top prize.  Teams must consist of four members.

Preliminary Schedule
Team application Deadline is January 22 at midnight.
Selected teams announced January 23

Selected teams will receive complete instructions and more details when announced.