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MBA Students from the Big 12 Come to TCU March 26-28 for Business Case Competition

Not all the competition in the Big 12 is on the field, the diamond or the court. This weekend, MBA students from all the Big 12 universities are coming to TCU to compete for the best business plan. 

March 25,  2015

By Elaine Cole

For the first time, every university in the Big 12 is sending a team of MBA students to compete in the Big 12 MBA Business Case Competition, sponsored by Deloitte and hosted by TCU’s Neeley School of Business.

Students arrive Thursday evening, March 26, receive the case Friday morning, take part in individual team Q&As with representatives from Deloitte Consulting, then prepare their presentations. Teams make their presentations to judges on Saturday to compete for first prize ($5,000), second prize ($3,000) and third prize ($1,000).

Judges include executives from Deloitte as well as Sabre, Alcon, Bell Helicopter, BNSF Railway, Half Price Books, Frito-Lay, Michael’s, Radio Shack, Santander USA and the TCU Board of Trustees.

Steve Pace, associate commissioner and CFO of the Big 12 Conference, and John Levis, global innovation leader with Deloitte, will attend the awards dinner to congratulate the winners.

Awards will be announced on TCU’s Neeley School of Business website, Facebook and Twitter sites on Monday, March 30.

2015 Participating Universities:
Baylor University
Iowa State University
Kansas State University
Oklahoma State University
Texas Christian University
Texas Tech University
University of Kansas
University of Oklahoma
University of Texas at Austin
West Virginia University

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