TCU Neeley School of Business Invitational MBA/MS Supply Chain Competition
February 20, 2020
Each spring, we invite MBA and MS SCM students from the best business schools in the nation to prove their innovation and intelligence via a supply chain case for a well-known company. Students have one day to work on the case and present to impressive judges that are supply chain industry leaders. The top four teams win $26K in prizes. Itís your chance to show us what innovation really looks like.
Participants must be enrolled in a United States or North American business school.
Participants must be full-time MBA/MS students only.
Participants are majoring in Supply Chain.
Each invited supply chain program is limited to 4 MBA or MS-SCM student participants.
Each Team will be randomly selected for a particular flight.
To maintain anonymity for the judges during Saturdayís competition day, teams are asked to not identify their university, their state or wear school colors.
Copies of the case will be given to each participant 24 hours prior to final presentation being submitted.
Once the case is released, students may not consult with any non-team members during the team preparation, or on competition day until the competition concludes with the announcement of the top four teams at the awards dinner. This includes academic advisors, faculty, staff, student ambassadors, other students, etc. Contact such as phone conversations, emails, texting, Skype conversations, etc., with non-team members is not allowed.
Teams are permitted to utilize any written resource, scholarly publication, internet, industry journals, academic textbooks, etc. Any sources utilized need to be clearly cited.
Presentations should be in PowerPoint format and a flash drive will be provided and collected. No previously completed PowerPoints can be used.
Each team will have 25 minutes to present recommendations to the panel of Judges. The Judges will then have up to 10 minutes to ask questions.