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National Energy Finance Challenge
October 24, 2019

This competition challenges teams from the country’s top MBA programs to address real-world finance issues relevant to today’s dynamic energy industry. Contestants will present their solutions to panels of senior executives representing multiple facets of the energy finance landscape. The purpose of the event is to match executives and recruiters with the top energy-focused MBA candidates from around the country and to provide a unique learning experience for everyone involved. We expect to host 16 teams, consisting of four or five students (Teams must have a minimum of two or three First year students).

Preliminary Schedule (subject to change):

Thursday, October 17
The business case challenge is distributed via e-mail at 4 pm (CDT)

Sunday, October 20
Case solution and presentation turned in by 9 pm (CDT)

Thursday, October 24
Teams and judges travel to Austin
Networking reception and dinner at Stadium (Centennial Room) at 6 pm

Friday, October 25
Breakfast for teams and judges, followed by preliminary rounds
Lunch: Provided for teams and judges; finalists announced
Afternoon: Finalists compete for cash awards: 1st Prize — $10,000, 2nd Prize — $5,000, 3rd Prize — $3,000
Early evening: Winners announced followed by a networking reception