2018 IB Case Competition

Hosted by Georgia State University CIBER

This year’s international business case competition brought together 28 students on March 8 9, 2018 from the following seven universities : Alabama A&M University , Claflin University , Georgia State University, Harris Stowe State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Morehouse College, and Xavier University.

Case Competition in Numbers

We received evaluations from 28 students and 9 faculty advisors:

  • 96 % of respondents felt the experience of focusing on the case enhanced their problem solving skills.
  • According to 96 % of respondents, the experience of preparing a presentation as a team was a helpful professional development experience.
  • 91 % of respondents would recommend others to participate in the event next year.
  • According to 97 % of respondents, the competition rules were clearly presented and explained.
  • 84 % of respondents expressed the CIBER team should continue to use the mixed team format for future case competitions.
  • 91 of respondents think that the overall coordination of this event was very good.
  • 94 % of respondents characterized their experience as very beneficial and enjoyable.

Selected Quotes from Participants

 The students and faculty advisors said the following about the case competetion:

“Thank you for hosting this wonderful learning opportunity for our students.”

“Everything was great, and I have already recommended it to a few friends of mine for next year!”


“Excellent — well managed and structured”

“This pushed me more than any other experience I’ve been a part of this year. Thank you.”

“I liked talking to the judges. Hoping to have lunch with one after spring break.”

“I wanted to let you know that our student participants mentioned they gained valuable experience and will encourage junior students to participate in similar c om petitions in the future! Wish you all the best and hope that events like this will sustain and thrive in the future.”


To view the 2018 Event Booklet, click here.

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