The UConn School of Business Office of External & Alumni Engagement is excited to launch its inaugural global alumni virtual case competition. You may be familiar with case competitions or case study analyses from your days as a student and now we're offering a virtual competition specifically geared towards our UConn alumni.
Use your UConn degree as a foundation and combine it with the knowledge you’ve gained from real-life work experience to tackle a case for Connect-Us— a nonprofit in Bridgeport, CT.
You will have the unique opportunity to meet, and work alongside, fellow alumni from all over the world with diverse backgrounds. Your range of experience and collective husky spirit will make for an exciting competition and generate helpful ideas to benefit our CT community. Open to all UConn alums!
Prizes: Each member of the winning team will receive a
Customized $200 prize pack of UConn gear
Ticket to the 2022 School of Business Hall of Fame celebration in Hartford
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An academic competition where you have the opportunity to step into the role of a consultant and help a company or non-profit tackle business and organizational challenges. Each team will develop a strategy to address the key issues of the case and present them to a team of judges. The team that presents the best solution wins the competition. Prior experience in consulting not required!
January 1st: Registration Opens
January 31st: Team Registration Closes
February 7th:Teams Announced
February 14th: Individual Registration Closes
February 16th: Virtual Kick-Off & Case Presentation
6:30 PM (ET)
March 3rd: Virtual Final Presentations & Winner Chosen 5:30 PM (ET)
You and your team will be working to provide actionable guidance to a Connecticut non-profit. At the end of the competition, a successful team will have provided the non-profit with an implementable strategy based on the questions outlined in the given case. How much time your team commits to crafting a solution is up to you. Remember- whether you win or lose, even a piece of your strategy has the chance to help a member of the community, so make it count!