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Case Competitions

UNC Kenan-Flagler Full-time MBA Case Competitions

Case competitions are the varsity sport of MBA programs. Graduate schools and corporations sponsor these contests where students compete to solve "real world" business problems.

UNC Kenan-Flagler Case Competitions

  • Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC®) VCIC is the premier event for graduate students pursuing careers as entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. Founded at UNC Kenan-Flagler, it is part of the school’s top ranked program for entrepreneurs. VCIC gives students great experience playing the role of venture capitalists to assess real companies. Learn more about VCIC.
  • UNC Kenan-Flagler Real Estate Development Challenge The UNC Kenan-Flagler Real Estate Development Challengwas founded by our Center for Real Estate Development as an invitation-only event. It is the first case competition to focus solely on real estate development. Learn more about the Challenge.
  • Fidelity Investments Alpha Challenge Founded at UNC Kenan-Flagler, the Fidelity Investments Alpha Challenge is the premier MBA event in the investment management industry. MBA teams from schools worldwide compete on popular hedge fund trading strategies. Learn more about the Alpha Challenge.
  • UNC Kenan-Flagler Marketing Case Challenge Founded in 2000, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Marketing Case Challenge assigns top students from business school marketing clubs to teams consisting of members from other schools. The competition simulates actual business interactions, where individuals from diverse work and educational backgrounds must quickly demonstrate leadership and teamwork to solve a marketing case.
  • Sustainable Venture Capital Investment Competition (SVCIC) In 2006, the UNC Net Impact Club launched the Sustainable Venture Capital Investment Competition (SVCIC). This national annual competition gives students from top business schools a real-world venture capitalist experience as well as awareness of double or triple bottom line valuation techniques. Learn more about the SVCIC.

Case Competitions Results 2009-2014

Our MBA Students have earned a reputation by excelling in case competitions. We have listed here some of our impressive, award winning performances in sustainability, marketing, operations technology & innovation and international business.

Competition Placement Date
Tulane Finance Case Competition 2nd Place March 2014
Deloitte National Case Competition 2nd Place January 2014
Johnson & Johnson Marketing Case Competition 1st Place December 2013
National University of Singapore Cerebration Case Competition 1st Place November 2013
Bank of America Campus Challenge 2nd Place October 2013
Tulane Finance Case Competition 2nd Place April 2013
Humana Case Competition in Healthcare
1st Place
October 2012
Boston University International Tech Strategy Business Case Competition 1st Place March 2012
UNC Sustainable Venture Capital Investment Competition 1st Place March 2012
UNC Real Estate Development Challenge 1st Place         February 2012
National Real Estate Challenge in Austin 1st Place         November 2011
UNC Real Estate Development Challenge 1st Place February 2011
Deloitte Case Competition 1st & 2nd Place
November 2011
Cornell Stock Pitch Challenge 3rd Place
November 2011
National MBA Human Capital Case Competition 1st Place October 2011
Humana Case Competition 2nd Place October 2011
IBM Business Technology Case Challenge 1st Place February 2011
15th Annual International Case Competition 2nd Place November 2010
Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC®) 3rd Place April 2010
China ConneXion Challenge 2nd Place April 2010
Five Ventures® 2010 Business Competition 1st Place April 2010
Wake Forest Pitch Competition 1st Place March 2010
Booz Allen Hamilton's 2010 BDI Case Competition 1st Place March 2010
Carolina Challenge (Commercial Track) 1st Place March 2010
Carolina Challenge (Social Track) 2nd Place March 2010
Global Venture Challenge 3rd Place March 2010
Kelley School of Business MBA Women's Case Invitational 2nd Place January 2010
Carnegie Mellon International Operations Case Competition 2nd Place November 2009
Evergreen Investments Alpha Challenge 2nd Place November 2009
Deloitte Consulting Case Competition (“Battle of the Blues”) 2nd Place November 2009
2009 National Net Impact Challenge 1st Place September 2009
2009 NBMBAA Case Competition 1st Place September 2009
Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC®) 1st Place April 2009
Rice University Business Plan Competition 2nd Place April 2009
ARGUS Software First Annual University Challenge 3rd Place April 2009
UNC Real Estate Development Challenge 1st Place February 2009
Leeds School of Business Net Impact National Case Competition 2nd Place February 2009

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