Past Competitions

The Beedie School of Business, SFU participates in academic and business plan competitions throughout North America, internationally and internally. Nearly 100 students have participated in the external opportunities and over 250 participated in the internal opportunities.

Past Competitions List

Alberta Energy Challenge (AEC) - Edmonton, Alberta

2013 and 2014

Teams of four undergraduate students from each participating institution will be asked to research and develop a comprehensive and innovative solution to a real time challenge presented by one of Alberta's energy companies.

APEX Biz–IT Global Case Challenge (APEX) – Singapore, Singapore
2016; 2015: 3rd Place, Best Presenter; 2014; 2013: 2ndPlace, Best Presenter; 2012: 3rd Place; 2011; 2010: Most Innovative Solution; 2009: 2nd Place

The participating teams are comprised of three students and a minimum of two of the three students should have an MIS background. Students should have past business academic competition experience. The competition is a 24–hour case analysis.

Podium place for Beedie undergrads at APEX case competition, Singapore silver for Team Beedie at APEX Global Case Challenge, Beedie students in podium finish at APEX, SFU Business undergrads win big in APEX 2010 Case Competition, SFU Business Students 1st Runner Up at APEX 2009

Belgrade Business International Case Competition (BBICC) – Belgrade, Serbia
2015; 2014; 2013: 3rd Place

This is a 30–hour case competition with a case that will include various business fields, and may cross–cover any of the following topics: finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, entrepreneurship, strategy, and international business and policy.
Podium finishes for Beedie BBAs at global competitions

CaseIT – (SFU – Host) Vancouver, Canada
2004–Present

SFU is host to CaseIT, the premier MIS competition in North America that welcomes 19 teams from around the world each year. The participating teams are comprised of three students and a minimum of two of the three students should have an MIS background. Students should have past business academic competition experience. The competition is a 24–hour case analysis.
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Watch the video highlights from the 2017 CaseIT competition

Citi International Case Competition (CICC) – Hong Kong, China
2013; 2010; 2008

This 26–hour case competition sponsored by Citibank group.
SFU Business undergrads garner Final Four status at Hong Kong's Citi International Case Competition

Collegiate Ethics Case Competition (CECC) – Arizona, United States
2015: Division Runner Up; 2014: Division Runner Up: 2014; 2013: 1st Place; 2012

This three–round case competition challenges students to work on a business ethics case.
Beedie undergraduates net top prize at Eller Ethics Case Competition, Business ethics team reaches finals at University of Arizona student case competition

Copenhagen Business Case Competition – Copenhagen, Denmark
2014; 2012

This invitational global case competition welcomes teams of four to compete each Spring with a 32–hour deliberation period.
Beedie students to participate in prestigious international case competition

Dalhousie Business Ethics Case Competition (DBECC) – Halifax, Canada
2010

This is a three–round case competition that focuses specifically on business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Enactus (Formerly SIFE)

The Beedie School of Business supports a chapter of Enactus at SFU. The SFU chapter is in place to promote awareness and education on entrepreneurship. There is a western regional competition in Calgary and a national competition in Toronto (2010 in Calgary first time) where teams are invited to showcase the work that the university chapters have done to promote and help communities. SFU has a strong chapter the last couple of years. At the Enactus Nationals, there are 50 schools from across Canada that participate and network.
Enactus SFU nets fourth consecutive Western Canada Regional Championship title, Enactus SFU earns triple gold at Regional Exposition, Enactus SFU nets national award, Enactus SFU initiative moves on to national contest

Global Business Case Competition (GBCC) – Seattle, United States
2015: Finalists

GBCC is an international case competition in which 12 teams of undergraduate students review a globally–focused business case and provide solutions. Teams of 4 are give a 48 hour deliberation period.

Heavener International case competition (HICC) - Gainesville, Florida
2016

Teams of four undergraduate students compete against Business schools from across the world. The Heavener School of Business collaborates with sponsoring organizations to develop business cases for the competition.

Inter–Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) – Kingston, Canada
2016: 3rd place in Ethics, 3rd place in MIS, 3rd palce in Debate; 2015: 1st Place HR, 2nd Marketing, 2nd Accounting; 2014: Debate 3rd Place; 2013: Marketing 2nd Place, MIS 3rd Place

The Inter–Collegiate Business Competition is one of the longest running case competitions in Canada. There are seven categories of case and top qualifying schools after preliminary rounds are invited to send an additional debate team to the finals held at Queens University in Kingston. SFU participates in all seven categories of Accounting, Ethics, Finance, Marketing, MIS, HR and Policy. Universities submit written case solutions in the preliminary round in the fall semesters and finalists are invited to Queens to compete in person for early Spring.
Triple podium finish for Beedie undergrads at ICBC case competition

International Case Competition in Maastricht (ICC@M) – Maastricht, the Netherlands
2016; 2014; 2013: 3rd Place; 2011

This is a 30–hour case competition with a case that will include various business fields, and may cross–cover any of the following topics: finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, entrepreneurship, strategy, and international business and policy.

Intercollegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) – Bellevue, Washington
2011

Jointly sponsored by the Opus College of Business of the University of St.Thomas, MN, the Ethics & Compliance Officer Association and the Center for Ethics and Business at Loyola Marymount University in California, this ethics competitions welcomes teams of 3–5 to address the legal, financial and ethical dimensions of a topic issue.
Vancouver Stanley Cup Riot the focus of SFU ethics business case at international student competition

Intercollegiate Marketing Competition (IMC) – (SFU – Host) Vancouver, Canada
2011: 1st Place

An SFU organized 24–hour marketing case competition and comprises of three students per team.

International Institute for Business Development (IIBD) Case Competition – Hong Kong, China
2013: 1st Place, Best Presenter; 2012: 2nd Place; 2010; 2008; 2006

This two–round case competition focuses on providing students with real world business problems in an international context. Schools from over 12 countries submit a case analysis to determine which teams enter the finals. At the finals, six teams are invited to work on a six–hour case.
BBAs capture gold at IIBD Case Competition, Beedie team nets silver at IIBD case competition

Jeux du Commerce (JDC) West – Canada
2015, 2014: Academic School of the Year 3rd Place; 2013: Academic School of the Year 1st Place, School of the Year 3rd Place; 2012; 2011; 2010; 2009; 2008; 2007; 2006

Jeux de Commerce is one of the largest competitions based on team participation. While most competitions have anywhere from 2–4 participants, JDC is comprised of 52 students. From each institution, there is an academic, sport and social component to the competition. There are ten separate categories for the case competition component. SFU has participated each year since 2006.
Beedie BBAs continue run of success at JDC West, Beedie BBAs earn bronze at JDC West, Beedie named Academic School of the Year at JDC West, BBAs gear up for JDC West

 

Watch the video highlights from the 2017 JDC West competition

McGill Management International Case Competition (MMICC) – Montreal, Canada
2015: 1st place International Division; 2011

The McGill Management International Case Competition (MMICC) is an undergraduate business case competition hosted by the Desautels Faculty of Management of McGill University and held annually in Montreal, Canada. The competition is completely student–run, with the full support of McGill University. Since 2001, a selection of top business schools is invited each year from all corners of the globe. SFU has been invited and participated in 2007 and 2008.
Beedie undergraduate Nick Heng lands gold at MMICC

McDonough–Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge (MHBSC) – Washington, DC
2016, 2015, 2014

The McDonough–Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge (MHBSC) is a non–profit case consulting competition organized by Hilltop Consultants, a consulting group at Georgetown University, and primarily sponsored by the McDonough School of Business. The client of the MHBSC is always a non–profit organization in 501–3(c) status. The Business Strategy Challenge seeks to bring together teams from undergraduate universities from all around the world. The teams engage in a weekend–long competition during which they come up with unique and sustainable solutions to the client’s problems.

Royal Roads University International Undergraduate Case Competition (RRUIUCC) – Victoria, Canada
2016, 2014; 2013: 3rd Place; 2011

Royal Roads competition allows four students and an observer in each participating team. This is a general case competition so the students should have a diverse background. Most of the students, but not all, should have past case competition experience.
Podium finishes for Beedie BBAs at global competitions

SDS International Business Case Competition (SDS@QT) – Queenstown, New Zealand
2014

This competition is jointly organized by 7 of New Zealand's top universities. Each summer, the event includes 3 cases and hosts 6 teams from New Zealand and 4 international teams.

Thammasat Undergraduate Business Competition (TUBC) – Bangkok, Thailand
2014; 2013; 2012; 2010

This is a 30–hour general case competition involving teams from around the world who work on either an international or local case.

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