Note: Refer to important FAQs at the bottom of this page.
ABOUT THE CASE COMPETITION:
NAAMBA Global Case Competition, launched in 2011, offers participants an opportunity to partake in a rigorous competition comprising of academic and practical components. The competition tests subject-matter knowledge, creativity, ingenuity, willingness to ‘think outside of the box’, and the ability to use business acumen to find answers to real world challenges.
CASE COMPETITION TOPIC:
How Can Social Media Be Used to Empower Marginalized Communities?
ANNOUNCING THE THREE (3) SEMI-FINALIST TEAMS:
International Business School, Brandeis University Team
Elana Givens (Associate Dean, Career Services)
Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley Team
Jeanne Lew (Assistant Director, Career Management Group)
Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California (USC) Team
Elaine Sommers (Associate Director, Career Services)
RECOGNITION AND AWARD:
Complimentary Offerings for the 3 Semi-Finalist Teams from NAAMBA:
Winning Team Prizes:
Sponsored by Electronic Arts (EA):
Sponsored by AAPIs @ :
|June 5, 2012||NAAMBA Global Case Competition announced.|
|July 5, 2012||Letter of Intent to enter the Case Competition due.
Must be submitted by Career Services Representative.
|July 12, 2012
|Deadline for Case Competition registration (online), to include:
- Full Name, Email Address, Membership ID, Resume/CV of each team member
- Executive Summary (Maximum 2 pages)
|July 26, 2012||6 Quarter-Finalist teams announced.|
|August 6, 2012
|Full Case Due from 6 Quarter-Finalist teams.|
|August 15, 2012||3 Semi-Finalist teams announced, and invited to 4th Annual NAAMBA Leadership Conference & Exposition including Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony.|
|September 13, 2012
|3 Semi-Finalist teams present their case to a judging panel during the Conference.
Winning team is selected and announced.
|September 14, 2012||Winning team gives an encore presentation at the Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony and is presented with the Award.|
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1. How or when is the Letter of Intent submitted?
The Letter of Intent is when your Career Services Representatives submits each team members' details (here), including resume/CVs, and Executive Summary.
2. Will participating teams receive any additional information on the topic?
No, "How Can Social Media Be Used to Empower Marginalized Communities?" will be the only topic provided. Submissions for all 3 Rounds (Executive Summary, Full Case, and Case Presentation) must be based on the topic.
3. What is an acceptable format for the Executive Summary?
The Executive Summary should be all text (maximum 2 pages in length).
4. What is an acceptable format for the Full Case (applies only to Quarter-Finalist Teams)?
The Full Case can be a combination of, both, text and diagrams. It should be in Word or PDF-format, and maximum 10-pages in length.
5. Is a travel stipend provided for Semi-Finalist Teams?
No, however, room accommodation will be provided: 2 Rooms per each Semi-Finalist Team.